I do not feel that it is right to judge someone based on their appearance. People know how to manipulate you to think that they are a good person have a good work ethic based on the way they look. Someone with no tattoos and dressed formally could have a horrible work ethic and can cause problems down the road. People that have a bit of edge who is obviously a good person and has a good work ethic should not be automatically pushed aside. However, I do understand where employers are coming from because in most cases, people who dress formally who look more professional are usually better suited for the workplace than those who have edge and attitude. My cousin is an extremely well-rounded individual. Her appearance is her flaw because she has visible tattoos but she works hard and is a very nice and caring person. A job realized that and they hired her regardless of her appearance.
I will use this information to benefit me in the future by making sure that I do what it says to prepare for an interview. I will not ever get a tattoo and I will make sure to follow their guide on how to dress professionally. The change that I would make is to always keep my hair cut instead of letting it grow out to keep a professional clean look. This article applies to the chapter because the article describes how to dress for an interview. It ties to the workplace because you would not have a job without the interview first in most cases and appearance is very important to the employer because it is the first impression that you make on them.
Formal: Done in accordance with rules of convention or etiquette; suitable for or constituting an official or important situation or occasion.
Expression: The process of making known one's thoughts or feelings.