Many people like to dress formally to work every morning; it brings some respect. And as a felon trying to rebuild your reputation, you surely need a white collar job. In Michigan, there are many such jobs available for you.
For some of these roles, you will need a degree to qualify. But you can still apply for them if you have equivalent certifications from recognized institutions.
As a social worker in Michigan, you could be earning almost $60,000 per year. This is a very good salary, but you need a degree to qualify for the job. You also need a license and some other certifications to boost your chances.
If you had some experience as a social worker before your convictions, things will be easier and faster for you. But if you want to start afresh, you can do part time studies while you volunteer in other programs so you can get experience.
Data and reporting analyst
In Michigan, data and reporting analysts make an average salary of $70,000. There is also a yearly bonus of $4,000, which makes it a total of $74,000. This means that you can make a lot of money in this profession despite your felony record.
A bachelor’s degree is a major requirement to work as a data and reporting analyst. But these days, you can get the job after training with a reputable institution (online or offline).
Clerk engagement organizer
Currently, there are many vacancies for this particular role in Michigan companies and charitable organizations. If you get this job, your responsibilities will involve building relationships with clerks and community members. You’ll also work on activities that have to do with reforms because this role is a part of the political department.
To qualify, you will need to have experience with political organizations and activities like campaigning. If you don’t have such experience, you can easily volunteer and start working for free with any advocacy organization.
In Michigan, you can make up to $60,000 as a clerk engagement organizer.
Inside sales representative
If you have good interpersonal and communication skills, you will have fun with this job. Felons are doing well as inside sales representatives, and they are making $50,000 per year as salaries in Michigan. There are also commissions and some juicy employment benefits that come with the role.
When you get this job, you’ll have to convert leads to customers and even turn existing customers into partners. The methods you will use for this job will be highly professional, so you need training to do it right.
Even if you don’t have a degree related to sales, register and get trained by a reputable institution. Add that to your high school diploma and you are good to go.
If you have experience with sales, marketing, or anything related to business, it will be an added advantage.