With American employers lowering their standards – eliminating drug-tests – as the number of job-openings tops the number of job-seekers for the first time in history, it would appear by the aggregate data that getting a job is as easy as fogging a mirror. However, undeterred by how awesome the labor market is, Statista’s Patrick Wagner has some crucial job-getting advice for the average Millennial – don’t get a face tattoo!
Tribal tattoos on your face might scare off employers and hinder your chances of getting a job unless your name is Mike Tyson.
At least that is what a survey by YouGov makes us want to think…
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Neck tattoos and inked hands also significantly lower your chances of getting hired.
According to the HRdecision makers taking part in the survey, the safest spot to get a tattoo without risking ongoing unemployment is the lower back.
Anyway, if somebody purposely starts to show off his or her tramp stamp during a job interview, it is highly doubtful whether any employer would stay interested.
We have one question – is this ink-ist? Should there be an affirmative push for more facially-augmented individuals? What about it Howard Schultz?
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