From a practice of "
" or "
", tattooing has become normalized, to the point that nearly one in five French adults (18%) is or has been tattooed, according to an Ifop survey published in 2018. Despite its ubiquitous character, there is one place some tattooed people still fear being judged: at work. "
It's so deeply rooted in our lives that tattoos are frowned upon that it makes us make automatic choices, such as hiding them during a job interview
," said Ruben, 28, in charge of the administration of sales in an interior design company and tattooed on the arms and back of the neck. "
I've heard all my life that this is a problem and I'm always afraid of running into someoneone who shines
», Replies Caroline, 26, a study engineer in a research laboratory, whose right forearm is covered with tattoos.
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And yet, few of the affected workers interviewed by
report having encountered problems in a professional context ...
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