Category: Career tips

December 9, 2020

We are in the business of People

Career tips, news

What does it mean to be in the business of people? The beauty industry is an amazing industry that is ever changing. We do what we do because we get to be creative, but more importantly we get to make people feel great. This career is beautiful because we are not doing the same thing…

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December 8, 2020

Keep your clients coming back for more!

Career tips, news

I have always heard that you can “Give a great haircut but if you give poor customer service, don’t expect them to return.” What does that even mean? You can give the best, most precise haircut in the world… but if you aren’t present, you don’t respect your clients time, wishes, feelings and money, don’t even…

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Hair Stylist Client Relationships: How to Build Trust?

Career tips, news

Stylist-client relationships can be tricky, especially with repeat customers. How much personal sharing is too much? And what about small talk when you’re getting to know each other? In this blog post, we’ll share tips on developing a trusting stylist-client relationship. Conversation in the Salon: How to Be Professional and Build Trust Talking like a…

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December 6, 2020

Are fears holding you back?

Career tips, news

Considering a career in the health & beauty industry can be a fun, exciting and an innovating career choice. Are you wanting to get started but certain fears are holding you back? Some common fears are; can I cut hair properly? Will I make enough money to support my family? Are there salons in my…

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October 21, 2019

Benefits of Beauty School Services

Career tips, news

A question we hear a lot “what’s the difference between a salon & your school?” Believe it or not, but there are a number of benefits from getting services performed by students in training. We’ve put together our top 10 benefits of beauty school services. Supervised Professionals in Training People tend to get nervous when…

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October 14, 2019

Picture Perfect

Career tips, news

As Beauty professionals, Instagram along with other social media sites are very important tools for us to use when building our businesses [our brands]. It is an easy way for us to showcase our work, gain exposure, attract new clients and it can even lead to the possibility of future job opportunities. When it comes…

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Why is image important?

Career tips, news

What’s an image and why is it important? In this blog post, we will delve into the significance of an image in your career and for your brand, as well as provide steps to enhance it. What is Image? Image is the collection of external messages that we communicate (intentionally or not) about our inner…

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January 26, 2019

The Benefits of Scheduling in Advance in a Beauty Saloon

Career tips, news

Many clients choose to book their appointments in advance while others prefer to walk-in. Both are very acceptable, but did you know pre-booking does have some pretty amazing benefits? In this blog posts, we’re going to reveal the main benefits of scheduling in advance. What are the benefits of scheduling in advance? Time is valuable…

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September 14, 2018

How to build your business in the beauty industry

Career tips, news

By Melanie Brons : Licensed Cosmetologist & Educator at La’ James International College Des Moines. Depending on who you ask and where you look, research indicates that the cosmetology and beauty industry is a multi-BILLION (with a b) dollar business. It should come as no surprise that women spend lots of money to look good. With…

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August 4, 2018

Let the Journey Begin!

Career tips, news

By: Wendy Dierks : College Administrator, Licensed Cosmetologist & Educator at La’ James International College Cedar Falls. As doors close on the first chapter of your educational journey, let the new doors open. Often times, new doors can appear to be large and sometimes heavy. You may even fear what is on the other side….

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