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Subject: Re: Feedback requested Date: 1/18/2013 10:23 PM
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The problem of youthful indiscretions resulting in a police record is all too common these days. Its been discussed here before. A few recollections--

Government agencies tend to be somewhat more tolerant than private employers they say.

If it was long ago, list it on employment applications but point out how long ago it was.

Sales positions may be a bit more sensitive because of handling money or potential for all sorts of fraud, theft, etc. But plenty of other positions require salesmanship in one form or another.

Commercial cooking, pastry chef, short order cook, etc, are often taught at jr colleges and sometimes have such programs for prisoner rehabilitation. Perhaps one of those is possible.

The goal probably should be to establish some solid credentials so you can get recommendations from people saying problems are behind her.
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