What are some entry-level jobs?
While there are a large number of jobs at Voya, most of them do require a relevant degree. However, there are a few jobs that do not.
You can be a Call Center Employee, for one. These jobs are open to all skill levels, provided you have previous call center experience and a high school diploma or GED. Here, you would be representing the company over the phone, so it does require great verbal and social skills and a bit of patience.
Similarly, Voya looks for Customer Service Representatives with a year of experience, as well as a personable demeanor.
Otherwise, you could be something called Stop Loss Cost Containment Support. This is a data entry position that requires no degree, but does ask for a year or more of relevant work experience.
For more information on the above jobs or to see their current openings, visit Voya’s careers site.
Tips to get hired here with a felony
Getting a job in today’s world is hard enough as it is, not to mention with a felony on your record. However, times are changing, slowly but surely. Many large companies are adapting friendlier policies, and more entrepreneurs in the public eye are raising awareness and helping felons.
What this tells you is that, in many situations, your criminal record is not what matters. Sometimes getting a job depends only on how you present yourself. With that in mind, here are our tips on how to get hired at Voya.
First and foremost, it starts with your resume.
Choose a clear font, a professional but friendly picture of yourself, and make sure you stick to the truth. When writing a resume, less is often more. You can always elaborate on things at the interview, but you don’t want to cram the page with information that may not be relevant.
In case you need help creating a resume that will stand out for all the right reasons, check out our detailed how-to for people with records here.
Doubt and anxiety before an interview is normal. What to say if they ask about your record? What if you mess up?
The best thing you can do to combat nervousness is to prepare. The more you practice, the calmer you will be.
Consider, for instance, mentioning things they may want to know about your record before they even ask about it. This way, you get to be in control of the situation and show your potential employer that you are a trustworthy, honest person.
It may be useful to practice the interview with a friend beforehand. This way, the actual interview will feel like you’ve done it before.