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Does IHOP Hire Felons?

Restaurants are one of the better employment choices for felons particularly if you need a job quickly. Many felons have a hard time finding a job that will hire them due to background checks and unfair hiring policies. In this article we will answer the question “does IHOP hire felons.”


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Does IHOP Hire Felons?


Picture of the IHOP logo.While IHOP may not be a glamorous high paying job it is one of the the easier places for a felon to get a job. Many applicants have reported getting the job on the spot following an in restaurant interview. This is particularly true if a location is short on staff or is in an area of high employment.

In order to improve your chances it is important to be very prepared for your interview.

  • Dress well and be clean
  • Outline why you are perfect for the job
  • Do not bring up your felony conviction unless asked about it

It is possible to work your way up to a management position and you shouldn’t look at this as a dead end job. It is simply a starting place for you to get headed in the right direction. You may have no long term interest in working for IHOP or working your way up but you can always look for something better. To view current job openings at IHOP click here but it may be best to visit your local restaurant since openings can be sudden and unexpected.


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One thought to “Does IHOP Hire Felons?”

  1. I have been denied hire based on the nature of my felony (an assault). Question: Do hiring policies change when one successfully completes parole?

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