What are some entry-level jobs?
The Las Vegas Sands main entry-level jobs consist of housekeeping and administrative positions. This includes checking in and out guests, cleaning empty rooms, and working in the kitchen.
This is a great place to start your career with the company. Starting on the ground floor will give you a chance to learn your way around the company and give you a good shot at promotions and advancement.
Tips to get hired here with a felony
So you’ve decided to try your hand at getting a job at the Las Vegas Sands. There are a few things you’ll want to keep in mind when submitting your online application, then.
You’ll need a great resume. They look at previous work history for the past 10 years. If there are any gaps in employment, be sure to include those and why . . . even if it’s because of your arrest record.
They ask about misdemeanor and felony convictions on the application, so it’s important that you’re honest. They will do a background check so there’s no point in hiding it.
List any experience you have that is hospitality-related. Have you worked at a hotel before? Do you have customer service skills? Do you know your way around a kitchen and dining area? Have you worked at a competing casino?
Include talents and skills. Noting that you ran a cash register, cleaned and changed rooms, or worked in a kitchen are all good examples. Then tell them where you learned them. Were you self-taught? Or maybe you attended classes?
Your laundry service duties from being incarcerated have never been more useful! Explain how your skills crossover to housekeeping so they see you’re already thinking about how to do the job well.
If you need help with your resume, you can turn to our resume guide. It’s been specifically developed to help former felons with the resume and application process.
Once you’ve made it to the interview, you’ll want to wear something professional. Remember, you’re going to be representing the company. If you don’t have anything to wear to an office, check out a local clothing pantry for some options.
Arrive 10-15 minutes early. Not only will this show you can be on-time and reliable, it’ll give you a chance to fill out any pre-interview paperwork, if necessary.
Keep all of your answers positive. It’s important to show them that you can keep your composure during stressful times.
Be honest about your past. Again, they’ll be doing a background check, so they’ll find out eventually. It’s best to be upfront without them having to find out the hard way.