Source – A teenage father who covered half of his face with a tattoo reading ‘DEVAST8’ has lamented his struggle to find work.
Mark Cropp, 19, had been drinking home brew alcohol behind bars in New Zealand‘s Christchurch when he went under the needle last year.
But after serving his two-year sentence for armed robbery, Cropp has found the ink to be a stain on his job prospects in the free world.
The ex-inmate took to social media this week in the hope of finding a job to provide for his baby daughter.
‘Hey im keen as to work but have one thing that is stopping me and that’s my tattoo on my face [sic],’ he wrote on the Auckland job Facebook page
‘Keen as on job or work place that will take me on [sic].’
ut Cropp told NZ Herald prospective employers were reluctant to give him a chance because of the ink.
‘One employment place said to me: “I wouldn’t employ you with that on you face, I wouldn’t even take a second look at you”,’ he said.
‘I’ve had other people that just shrugged and laughed at me.
AAHH. The things that seem like a great idea when you’re wasted on toilet wine.
Friend of mine thought it was a great Idea to get a neck tattoo when he was 19. 15 years later he’s had 20 painful laser surgeries to get rid of it and needs 5 more. I asked him why he got the tattoo in the first place and he said he was “A Fucking moron”
Thats sort of the point. Who wants a moron working for them. If you see a moron with this tattoo on his face and he wants a job you probably dont care about the tattoo its more about the decision making. Do you want someone that thinks its a good idea to commit armed robbery and get a massive face tattoo driving a delivery truck full of eggs? Greeting customers at Walmart? Working with kids at day camp?
Probably not. Before you commit to the face tattoo remember this guy and think more than twice. Might be a great idea wasted on prison booze but tough to explain away in a job interview.