ResumeBear: Should Tattoos Stop You From Getting Hired?

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I have heard from most all of my clients that they’re being discriminated against in the workplace and they can’t find work. Back in the ‘50s and ‘60s, only bikers and social outcasts were the ones who had tattoos,” says Craig Libis, CEO and Managing Partner at Executive Recruiting Consultants, a national search firm based in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Today, there’s no doubt that tattoos are taboo in the workplace, says Libis.

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Disability Employment Statistics: How Is Your State Doing?


Now that the conversation is welcome in the workplace, more and more people are getting out into the community, but there is still room to grow as these statistics show. South Dakota is the number one state for hiring people with disabilities, with 50.1% The highest gaps occur in Maine, Kentucky, District of Columbia, South Carolina, and West Virginia. The benefits surpass any negatives but the fear and stigma is still present in our society.