Not Surprising — Splendid Isolation

Oh boo fucking hoo. A bunch of tatted-up, pierced and hairstyle-challenged kids are having difficulty landing jobs, and of course it’s all The Man’s fault: In 2017, individuality and creativity are widely regarded as desirable traits in an potential employee. But it seems some firms still judge prospective hires on appearance, as well as experience.…

via Not Surprising — Splendid Isolation

Another woman who had the word ‘hope’ tattooed on her wrist to cover a self-harm scar was informed she was out of the running as a result.

Does anybody believe for one second that a woman was told she by the hiring company that she didn’t get the job because of a tattoo? Unless the job was modeling wrist watches or bracelets i’m going have to call bullshit on that.

Also, individuality and creativity are not whats wanted. Conformity and obedience are the most desired qualities by HR.

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