Grit: How to Get a Job and Build a Career with a Criminal Record
Harley Blakeman had a very tough life from age fourteen to twenty-five - losing his father, battling drug addiction, homelessness, going to prison for selling drugs and trying to get a job and build a career with a criminal record. Now, Harley has a career as an Operations Manager and works in his community to increase offenders’ chances of finding employment after their release. In this first of its kind account convicted felon and operations manager Harley Blakeman tells of his run with drug addiction and incarceration. After completing a 14-month prison sentence and moving to a new city, he faced the same painfully challenging task that millions of other Americans are facing today – getting a job and building a career with a criminal record. Drawing from five years of powerful experience following his release, Harley has simplified the best methods for overcoming a criminal record. The examples and advice given can be easily understood and applied by anyone, regardless of skill set or education. He also provides sure-fire ways to get quick wins as well as long term tried and true methods to grow your career.