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May 16, 2023
The Dallas Morning News

For the 78,000 people released from prisons in Texas every year, finding a job isn't easy.

April 27, 2023
Prison Fellowship

But how can we help? Q&A with a business leader

April 11, 2023
Jails to Jobs

Individuals incarcerated in jails and prisons can now access the Honest Jobs employment platform

April 10, 2023

How Fair Chance Hiring Is Good For Businesses And Talent

March 21, 2023
Denver Business Journal

Denver startup lands contract with state to help people find jobs after prison

March 17, 2023
Colorado Newsline

These companies see advantage in putting former inmates to work

March 16, 2023

Dallas: New program launching to help job seekers with criminal backgrounds

March 15, 2023
Stand Together

Honest Jobs provides pathways to opportunity for job seekers with criminal records

March 4, 2023
Goshen News

INDEPTH: Website offers some a second chance

February 20, 2023
Lincoln Citizen

Giving Incarcerated Individuals Access to Second-Chance Job Opportunities

January 24, 2023
Axios Denver

Here are some Denver startups to keep an eye on

August 26, 2022
KY Inno

Meet the five winners of Render's $100K Reconstruct Challenge

July 6, 2022
The Independent UK

How a $2.9m startup is trying to become the LinkedIn for formerly incarcerated people

June 23, 2022
Denver Startup Week


March 3, 2022
Colorado Politics

Senate panel advances bill to automatically seal non-violent criminal records

December 20, 2021
Ashland University

Ashland’s Correctional Education program partners with Honest Jobs

October 26, 2021
Jails to Jobs

Honest Jobs helps formerly incarcerated job seekers find employment and companies become second-chance employers

October 9, 2021

Workers with criminal records may benefit from employers' need for workers

October 5, 2021
LA Times

Once shunned, people convicted of felonies find more employers open to hiring them

September 30, 2021
Time to Breakthrough

Join Our Fair Opportunity Employer Movement

September 24, 2021

Interested in ex-cons

September 24, 2021
Bloomberg Equality

Ex-Offenders Get a Second Look in a Tight U.S. Labor Market

September 23, 2021
The Counter

During the pandemic, employers in the hospitality sector turned to the formerly incarcerated to fill jobs

April 22, 2021
Built in Colorado

Meet Honest Jobs, a Startup Helping the Formerly Incarcerated Find Work

March 16, 2021
The Metropreneur

Honest Jobs Wins Pitch Competition in SXSW “Future of Work” Category

March 15, 2021
Columbus Business First

'They needed a first chance' – the motivation behind Harley Blakeman's startup Honest Jobs

March 12, 2021
Columbus Business First

Startup helping people land jobs after prison raises $1.2M after pandemic pivot, TechStars

February 16, 2021

The Best of Startups: Announcing SXSW Pitch 2021 Finalists and Alternates

December 30, 2020
Columbus CEO

Honest Jobs online marketplace helps people with criminal records find employment

November 25, 2020
Tech Times

HonestJobs' CEO Harley Blakeman: On Helping People with Criminal Record Find Jobs via Online Marketplace

November 24, 2020
Columbus Alive

Harley Blakeman's journey from prison to tech startup CEO

November 2, 2020
Daily Camera

Techstars begins new workforce-development accelerator

August 24, 2020

Ohio State graduate creates website to help people with criminal records find employers

August 12, 2020
The Metropreneur

Honest Jobs Leverages Client Feedback to Build Version 2.0

March 5, 2020

Prison Fueled This Founder’s Passion To Fight Recidivism

February 5, 2020
WOSU Public Media

Ohio State Graduate Works To Connect People With Criminal Records To Jobs

January 27, 2020
U.S. News & World Report

Ban the Box: Opening the Door to College for Felons

January 23, 2020
The Lantern

Ohio State Alumnus Gives People with Criminal Record Place in Job Market

January 9, 2020
Spectrum News

More Than an Ex-Convict: Honest Jobs

December 23, 2019
The Columbus Dispatch

Former felon starts website to help ex-criminals find jobs

October 4, 2019
The Metropreneur

Work the Real Reward for Winners of Social Enterprise Awards

June 26, 2019
American Bar Association

How to help people with criminal records break barriers to employment

April 11, 2019
The Metropreneur

Honest Jobs Platform Launched by Local Entrepreneur

February 20, 2019
The Lantern

Reformed Ex-Convict to Share Story at TedX Talk

February 20, 2019

Harley Blakeman:The Secret Life Sentence of Being a Felon

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