Essay about Are Tattoos Appropriate in the Workplace

954 Words Oct 14th, 2014 4 Pages
Title: Are Tattoos Appropriate in the Workplace?
AIU
ENG106
October 25, 2014
Abstract

Topic: Can having tattoos stop you from getting the job you want?
Intervention Strategy: I used brainstorming for my essay. I came up with ideas to explain about tattoos in the workplace. Tattoos can stop you from getting the job you want. I feel that having a tattoo does not stop you from performing the job you are supposed to do. Does having a tattoo prevent you from doing your work? Why are some employers against employees having a tattoo? What harm is it to have a tattoo in the workplace? Does the first amendment support the fact of getting denied a job for having a tattoo?
Thesis: Having a tattoo in the workplace doesn’t hinder you from
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Having a tattoo does not prevent a person from doing his job.
Are Tattoos Appropriate In The Workplace?
Having a tattoo in the workplace doesn’t hinder you from doing your job; just some employers are looking for a reason not to hire a person. Tattoos do not prevent a person from performing their job. This is just a way that a person may express themselves. Some people may have a tattoo as a memorial of someone special to them that have passed on. When choosing a career make sure you choose one that will allow you to have tattoos. For example; if you choose to be a banker you wouldn’t want to be covered from head to toe with tattoos. You would want to make sure that if you choose to have a tattoo it can be covered up. Here are examples of a job that would allow you to have a tattoo and not have a problem if they are covered or not is a tattoo shop or even a truck driver. But as a truck driver you still want to make sure they are not vulgar or violent. So be careful where you get tattoos if you choose to have them and make sure they are appropriate for the job field you choose.
Inappropriate Tattoos
Some tattoos are inappropriate for the workplace and should be covered. Tattoos that are vulgar have profanity, or violent should not be in the workplace. If a person has one of these tattoos they should make sure that it can be covered up. These tattoos can be offensive to an employer or other employees.
Some tattoos can represent a sign of a gang or other
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