9 to 5 Beats Ten to Life: How to (Re) Enter Society, 2nd Edition. 2nd Edition
| Cataloged on:
Dec. 13, 2011
ANNOTATION: This easy-to-follow, well-written guide is “a step-by-step, interactive approach to fundamental skills needed for the ex-offender to obtain and maintain a job” (p xi). Chapters cover: pre-employment assessment—what you know; your plan; how to prepare for a job on the outside while inside; how to look on paper—applications and resumes; the job search; your image; dangerous, non-traditional jobs; entrepreneurs—doing your own thing and being your own boss; special concerns for women ex-offenders; computers and the Internet; community resources; housing options; career assessment—journey of self-discovery; learn more to earn more; how to get vital records; and pre-employment answers to assessment.