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Tattoos in the Workplace – What does research say?

I took the liberty of looking into actual academic research on tattoos and employment from the last few years, and came up with some interesting conclusions and stats. Here are a few key findings from the research studies I reviewed that support that attitudes towards tattoos in the workplace may be changing: 86% of young … Continue reading

Tattoos In The Workplace – The tech sector has far fewer people tattooed than tourism

In a survey by, they found that the older you are the less tolerant you become regarding tattoos. “Not surprisingly, people 18-25 were the most accepting of tattoos in the office with only 22% claiming they are inappropriate. That percentage jumps in each age group, maxing out at 63% of people age 60 and … Continue reading

US / Roughly 40 percent of Millennials have tattoos

It used to be the case that employers were apprehensive to hire people with a lot of tattoos but there’s a new statistic that may indicate a shift when it comes to hiring people with ink. Let’s face it, tattoos don’t have the best reputation and there’s a stigma attached to those who have them. … Continue reading

Job Search / Erasing tattoos to help

Even though some 45 million Americans sport tattooes, they can be a barrier for job hunters Continue reading

Job Search / Tattoos And Piercings

At a recent job fair, a woman approached my booth and asked me a question about hiring discrimination. She was a hiring manager from another company also exhibiting at the job fair, but she wanted to know about her son’s prospects for getting a job. I talked to her about the type of work her … Continue reading

Tattoos and Jobs

‘I received an email from someone who wondered whether his long hair, facial hair, and tattoos were hurting his chances of getting a job” writes Alison Doyle. (Choosen excerpts by JMM to follow) There are employers, especially in the hospitality and retail industries, that are very concerned about the appearance of their employees. Many employers have … Continue reading

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