Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Your hair could be killing your career...

I read an article not too long ago about how women, especially black women, are compromising their jobs for the sake of their hair. It got me to thinking...are we so dense as a country that the work can't show for itself? Are we so hung up on looks and what is considered "normal" that a woman can't look and feel her best because she might get fired for a hairstyle that is not with the company "image." As if women don't already have enough to deal with, now we have to deal with whether or not we can be taken seriously if our hair isn't bone straight or "professional."

Honestly, in my opinion it's a sad sad sad situation we have to deal with in today's job marketplace. There already aren't enough jobs and the jobs that are available are so competitive, you're better off taking what you can get or creating your own opportunity.

Check out the article and let me know what you think. Do you think companies are now finding reasons to be overly selective about who they hire or do they have just cause?

Professional Workplace Appearance: Its a Hairy Situation

The Unemployed Entrepreneur

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