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Old 03-23-2009, 08:15 PM
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piercing

should employee's be allowed to have piercing;
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Old 03-23-2009, 08:30 PM
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as long as the hole isnt 3 in round like some of these yo yos
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Old 03-23-2009, 08:34 PM
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If they have multiple in each ear I would say no, but if they just have one or two then they should be fine. Though they still would have to look professional.
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Old 03-23-2009, 08:40 PM
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thats really the last thing I worry about when hiring someone.
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Old 03-23-2009, 08:55 PM
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I could give a crap if a dude has earrings in his ears while mowing. Hell, I had 3 earrings until I was 25 years old. The kicker is I am a teacher. I didn't wear them to work but that was only because it is a professional job. I wore them 100% of the time I wasn't working though. Now I am 32 and wish I could get rid of the little holes that never go away.
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Old 03-23-2009, 09:05 PM
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the only ones that bother me are the nose piercing and the labray(sp), my opinion is if ya dont like it, dont hire them
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... my opinion is if ya dont like it, dont hire them
That's the bottom line ... if they don't present the dress code or pre-defined appearance that you have established for your company, then don't hire them !!
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Old 03-23-2009, 10:01 PM
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I will not hire anyone with excessive piercings or visible tatoos. I just don't think it looks professional. I wouldn't even give my brother-in-law a job because he has tatoos covering both arms.
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Old 03-23-2009, 10:19 PM
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I'm no fan of body art.

Absolute best guy I ever had working side by side with me had hair to his butt and tattoo sleeves (including: pentagrams/nudes/skulls) on both arms.

Didn't project the most professional appearance but he was reliable and dedicated to a point of scary. Never complained, plenty articulate, and quite good at communications with customers. When I walked out every morning he had the truck running, everything greased and gassed ready for action, I hated losing him but he found a job with insurance. Gave me 2 months notice too.

Might not have picked him from a crowd but I'd seen his work. We didn't lose anyone the season he was with me.
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Old 03-23-2009, 10:36 PM
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I could give a crap if a dude has earrings in his ears while mowing. Hell, I had 3 earrings until I was 25 years old. The kicker is I am a teacher. I didn't wear them to work but that was only because it is a professional job. I wore them 100% of the time I wasn't working though. Now I am 32 and wish I could get rid of the little holes that never go away.
in my business we strive for professionalism and quality; and looks do matter; we now have a majority of the business in town and still growing; lately seems like all we get is bums with holes all in them looking for jobs that all claim they worked in lawncare business; of course they say that; lol; so i just asked the ??? on here to see what the REAL lawn care service guys say about it;
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