Chris says, "A friend of mine has tattoos on her arms and she thinks it makes no difference in her ability to be promoted at work. Is that true?"
Opinions about body art vary greatly, causing a generational rift in many offices.
Human Resources professionals say that 70% of people don't look favorably on exposed body art at work.
Research also reveals that 1/3 of people ages 25 - 30 have at least one tattoo, which means their acceptability in the workplace will likely increase in the future.
The impact body art has on career advancement will largely depend on your industry. Regardless, it's wise not to let it be a distraction from the merit of your work.
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