Does a having criminal record mean I can never get a job?

Q & A Main Article 1

It should not. According to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, you can’t be denied employment based on a criminal record alone. It requires the employer to also consider

  • the nature and gravity of the offense or offenses
  • the time that has passed since the conviction and completion of the sentence
  • the nature of the job held or sought