How To Hire Ex-Offenders [Cheri Garcia Interview]

How To Hire Ex-Offenders [Cheri Garcia Interview]

Thanks to a previous podcast, a listener brought to my attention – Cheri Garcia. I had the distinct pleasure of chatting with Cheri Garcia of “Cornbread Hustle,” a second chance staffing agency for ex-offenders. During our fascinating and raw chat, I learned about the success of her program, her personal struggles and the positive contributions that ex felons can bring to the workplace. Tune in for a very, very interesting interview.

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ABOUT OUR GUEST:

How To Hire Ex-Offenders [Cheri Garcia Interview]

Cheri Garcia is the Founder of Cornbread Hustle, a staffing agency for second chances. Cheri is passionate about helping felons and people in recovery find transformation through employment or entrepreneurship.

As someone who has re-invented her own life, Cheri wanted to create a company to help others do the same. Before starting Cornbread Hustle, Cheri found her own transformation and recovery through inventing a tanning bed and getting a career in the TV news industry.

Cheri developed expert level skills for marketing and PR. She uses those talents to help individuals getting out of prison re-brand themselves to become the person they want to be and get noticed by the people they want to meet.

ABOUT THE HOST:

Over the past decade, Jim Stroud has built an expertise in sourcing and recruiting strategy, public speaking, lead generation, video production, podcasting, online research, competitive intelligence, online community management and training. He has consulted for such companies as Microsoft, Google, MCI, Siemens, Bernard Hodes Group and a host of startup companies. During his tenure with Randstad Sourceright, he alleviated the recruitment headaches of their clients worldwide as their Global Head of Sourcing and Recruiting Strategy.  He recently  served ClickIQ as its VP, Product Evangelist.

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