This is a rather jarring statement, based on a recent RAND study.
After the initial jolt, however, this statistic plays into a concept I’ve been discussing in recent speeches and presentations:
In this era of severe workforce shortages, we have to re-think everything about hiring.
Including people with previous arrests.
It’s why many states are starting to prohibit asking job candidates about their arrest history.
The Need for New Hiring Protocols (HR Dive)