Many jobs require that the employee be bondable in order to work at the place of employment. Being bondable means that you can be insured as an employee by the employer in case something happens to you on the job or something goes wrong on the jobsite.
If you have a criminal record then in many cases you are not bondable or the price for bonding is much higher than a person who does not have a criminal record. There are many jobs where bonding is important including forklift, heavy equipment operator, warehousing, construction, electrician and many other trades.
Once the pardon or record suspension is granted then you can be bondable just like anyone else. This is very important for many employment opportunities to be bondable.
Here is a letter from a person we recently helped to remove a fraud conviction and now that person is safe to be bondable at whatever work they apply for: