Japanese Firm Asks Employees to Get Same Haircut


japanese firm asks employees to have same haircut
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Is it OK for a company to ask its employees to chop off their hair?

Off with their hair!

Japanese construction firm Maeda Corp. has come up with an unconventional approach to going eco: mass employee haircuts.

The company is asking its 2,700 employees to hit the salon so they can sport identical, low-maintenance hairstyles which require less water, less blow-drying time, and less energy, the Telegraph reports.

Female workers have been requested to adopt a "cute" bob with long, side-swept bangs, while males can go green with a short back-and-sides cut that is slightly longer on top.

"Our company is very keen on protecting the environment and we encourage our staff to adopt many environment-friendly actions," spokesman Chizuru Inoue tells the paper. "We are not sure of the data yet, but we believe if people have short hair they do not need to use their hair dryers for so long and they will use less water. If all our staff do this, then it may save a lot of power."

Hmmm. We might ask for a salary increase before we'd get snipped.

In other hair news, new research reveals that the ancient Egyptians sported Marilyn Monroe-style curls.

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