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Tattooed person shaking hands with businessman Top reasons for hiring workers with criminal records include a desire to hire the best candidate for the job, making the community a better place, and giving individuals a second chance. (Photo: Shutterstock)

In the face of a growing workforce shortage as more baby boomers retire, the vast majority of employers are open to hiring people with criminal records, according to a survey by the Society for Human Resource Management in conjunction with the Charles Koch Institute.

Katie Kuehner-Hebert

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