According to the New York Times, 8.1 percent of people nationwide had used an illicit substance during the height of the great recession. Drug addiction affects workers and employers, with both groups sharing the cost regardless of their actual habits. The cycle of drug usage and job searching is complicated, even more so if you are in recovery. Know the law, be honest with yourself about the goals of your recovery, and keep up the search. With some careful wording, a bit of honesty and some self-examination, you might be able to get the job even with a history of drug abuse.
June 24, 2013