will a tattoo affect me getting a job in the future?
i only have one tattoo and its a black triangle with a small eye in the center, its fairly small the sides are only 1 inch long. it is on my fore arm about 2 inches below the bend of my elbow it can be covered up with a long sleeve shirt, even if it is rolled up a few inches i plan on working at a advertising firm, as a graphic designer/creative designer also i dont mind wearing long sleeve dress shirts all the time cause ill probably be wearing suits most of the time so it will be covered will this affect me getting a job at all? here are the firms i might work at: Black Rocket Advertising; Butler, Shine, Stern & Partners; Carol H. Williams; Citron Haligman Bedecarre; Cliff Freeman & Partners; Crispin Porter + Bogusky; Cutwater; Dae Advertising; EBV; Engine Company 1; Foote, Cone, & Belding; Goodby, Silverstein & Partners; Heat Advertising, Hill Holliday; McCann-Erickson; Mortar Advertising; Ogilvy West; Organic; Pereira & O’Dell; Publicis & Hal Riney; Razorfish; Saatchi & Saatchi; TBWA\Chiat\Day; TBWA\Hakuhodo; Venables Bell & Partners; Young & Rubicam
Asked By: Holden - 1/4/2010
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No way. This generations it's hard to find someone who hasn't got a tattoo. Aslong as it's not on ya face or somewhere retarded then nobody really cares. :] It's only the oldies that care about tattoos these days :]
Answered By: Katie - 1/4/2010
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POssibly. Just make sure you wear something that covers it. They won't cite that as a reason to disqualify you from further consideration, but it can certainly work against you. I'm sure it won't make a huge difference in their decision. If it's covered, they won't even know.
Answered By: Yujin - 1/4/2010
No, your experience and personality will!
Answered By: Lady M - 1/4/2010
As long as you can cover it and it isn't directly offensive, no problem. If you had a Swatzika on your face, there'd be a bigger problem.
Answered By: kapow. - 1/4/2010
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