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Corporate ink: Perception of tattoos in the workplace is changing

Zach McLeaf is a web engineer with Andculture, a technology-focused design firm in Harrisburg. - (Photo / Amy Spangler)

In high school, Zach McCleaf got the first tattoo in what would eventually become a seascape engulfing his right arm: an orange koi fish. As he added more tattoos over the years — an octopus, a treasure chest, swirling water — McCleaf wasn’t overly concerned about their effect on his job prospects.

In high school, Zach McCleaf got the first tattoo in what would eventually become a seascape engulfing his right arm: an orange koi fish. As he added more tattoos over the years — an octopus, a treasure chest, swirling water — McCleaf wasn't overly concerned about their effect on his job prospects.

Becca Oken-Tatum
Becca Oken-Tatum is the web editor for the Central Penn Business Journal. She also coordinates and writes for CPBJ's monthly Young Professionals e-newsletter. Email her questions, comments and tips at btatum@cpbj.com.

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