Does Casio Hire Felons?

Casio Computer Co., Ltd. is a multinational electronics manufacturing company headquartered in Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan.

It is our belief that it is in the best interests of society as a whole to offer felons the chance to reintegrate back into the world. This includes offering them the opportunity to apply to companies without being discriminated. According to a recent study by the Society for Human Resource Management and the Charles Koch Institute, more than 80% of managers and two-thirds of HR professionals feel that workers with criminal records bring just as much value to an organization as workers without records.

About Casio

Casio’s products include watches, calculators, electronic keyboards and other digital products such as digital cameras (Exilim series), film cameras, cash registers, laptops, mobile phones, electronic dictionaries, and more.

In 1946 Casio was established as Kashio Seisakujo by Tadao Kashio, an engineer who specialized in fabrication technology.

In 1957, Casio introduced the world’s first entirely electric compact calculator. They are also responsible for bringing about the world’s first mass-produced digital watches. It became one of the major competitors in the industry early on, and remains one of the global leaders on the market. Casio has 12,298 employees and is ranked 2nd among it’s top 10 competitors.

Some of the benefits that Casio offers include; free healthcare for their workers, ability to work remotely, flexible working hours, and life insurance.

Employees express satisfaction with the culture and peaceful atmosphere. The work-life balance, free healthcare, cafeteria, good management, and relaxed environment.

Does Casio Hire Felons?

Based on our research, Casio has previously hired individuals with felony convictions. Every company considers numerous factors, not just a criminal background check, when it comes to hiring.

This may include your experience, skills, what you were convicted for, number of convictions, time since your release, and how you have worked to better yourself since.

Does Casio run background checks?

Background checks are often requested by employers on job candidates for employment screening, and Casio is no exception. Casio does a review of commercial, criminal, employment, and/or financial records. In the criminal records section, they’ll see records found at the state, county, and federal level. They’ll also run a nationwide search that covers multiple states. If any records are found, then they’ll see the conviction severity (misdemeanor vs. felony). They’ll also see the type of offense and the conviction date.

Careers At Casio

While there currently isn’t many entry level jobs available, Casio offers a number of opportunities to potential employees who hold a B.S. degree and/or numerous years of experience in the field mentioned.

E-Commerce Manager: As a E-Commerce Manager you will be responsible for day to day activities related to the Casio E-Commerce websites and customer experience. You will work with 5 Casio product divisions to develop their online marketing strategies. Oversee product setup, logistics and inventory replenishment.

Planning Analyst: As a planning analyst you will be expected to analyze data in the forecast systems, manage purchase plans within the assigned budget sales. Receive and compile sales statistics and data from the market. Communicate with logistics and sales management regarding allocation and availability.

Senior E1 Developer: As a Senior Developer your main duties will include writing complex reports using Developer Toolkit, Enterprise Report Writer, BI Publisher, and other third party reporting tools as needed. Assisting members of the JDE team in debugging/troubleshooting program issues, as well as participating in project planning activities.

Casio keyboard & digital piano trainer/merchandiser: As a contracted part-time trainer/merchandiser, You’ll be visiting Casio’s network of dealers, training their staff on how to effectively demonstrate and sell keyboards and digital pianos. You’ll also be checking to make sure products are being displayed properly, conversing with staff and store managers, and reporting back to Casio.

Marketing Communications Specialist: Structure communication activities and assist with the management of multiple agencies and all product divisions for distribution to all print, broadcast and digital media outlets. Provide support to all divisions for various activities.  Draft and distribute press releases, assemble media kits, collect media coverage, and conduct fact checks for media with division and legal affairs to ensure accuracy in communication materials.

Application Process At Casio

If you follow the link to Casio’s career website: you’ll find the jobs they have available along with options to apply.

When applying to Casio, be sure to follow the company’s specific directions for filling out the application. If discussing a criminal past, it is in your best interest to be completely honest.

They may use a pre-employment test or other selection procedures to screen applicants. The type of tests and procedures utilized often include background checks. Some tests are part of the job application process, and others will take place further along, after the interview and prior to a job offer.

If you are contacted for an interview, you will be invited to talk to the recruiter, hiring manager, or employer in person or on the phone (or both). The company may conduct several interviews prior to offering the leading candidate for the job.

Be candid about any past incriminations, and be sure to voice your enthusiasm about starting anew. Express your hope that you can put your past behind you, and that this might be an opportunity to make a fresh start.

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