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  • Tattoos don't put Aussie workers at a disadvantage
  • Tattoos don't put Aussie workers at a disadvantage
    Strelka Institute (2018) ©

Tattoos don't put Aussie workers at a disadvantage

While tattoos may have once harmed your chances of getting work, inked Aussies and their employers report there is no financial difference between those with and those without. As they become more common in Australia, tattoos have come to represent stylistic taste more than personal values.



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