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Consider working in a creative industry such as graphic design or the arts, where tattoos are more accepted, or perhaps becoming an entrepreneur, he advises.“As much as you need a job, the employer needs an employee,” Coburn said.

That’s the advice he gave to the student with a tattoo picture on his i Phone.“Look at somebody who you respect who is already 10 or 12 years down the road in their career and say to them, ‘What do people think about tattoos at your level? “Ask ‘If I get a tattoo, is that going to hurt or hinder me in my career?

The poll also stated that 32 percent of Americans ages 30 to 45 have one or more tattoos.

Many businesses and organizations still frown upon employees showing visible tattoos in the workplace.

Joshua Coburn, a 32-year-old marketing professional for Brownells, Inc., in Iowa, thinks it should be the other way around.

Coburn has numerous tattoos that cover about 85 percent of his body.

Employers’ policies can legally range from prohibiting visible tattoos to allowing employees to have visible tattoos in the office, according to Matthew Simpson, an attorney specializing in labor and employment law at Fisher & Phillips LLP law firm’s Atlanta office.

Corporate America is still working out tattoo policies, Simpson said, adding: “We frequently get questions from clients about their policies and about what they can and cannot do with respect to dress codes and tattoos in particular.”Employers can restrict the display tattoos as long as an organization implements a policy with no discrimination or preference based on race, gender, ethnicity or religious beliefs, he said.

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