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  • 7 Benefits of temping in the spa and beauty industry

    • 10 Feb 2022
    • Veronica Butler Director Redcurrant Jobs

    Temp jobs are plentiful and are providing real flexibility and choice for therapists when assessing job options available. 

  • Trust a recruiter?

    • 10 Feb 2022
    • Lorraine Jackson, Recruitment Executive Red Careers

    ‘The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them ...’ Ernest Hemingway 

  • Look after your mental health

    • 21 Aug 2020

    Whether you are back at work, still on furlough or have been made redundant, there is no debating that we are living in unprecedented times.

  • Employee churn

    • 11 Jan 2022
    • Lorraine Jackson

    “If a key employee left the company tomorrow, what effect would that have on the business?”

  • Outsourcing Recruitment in a fruitful candidate market ..

    • 16 Sep 2020
    • Lorraine Jackson

    Entering a recession with Covid-19 wreaking havoc on the economy, 9.6 m jobs still furloughed (as 16 Aug) and the furlough scheme about to be wound up by end Oct, we are thrown into a completely fresh start this Autumn … instead of a candidate short market, this is now a candidate rich market.

  • 10 Top Tips for a successful zoom interview

    • 13 Aug 2020

    In the current climate, many employers may choose to interview using video conferencing software. This maybe for social distancing reasons is because it is simply more convenient for some positions or initial screening interviews.

  • Meet the Expert: Laura Holt

    • 20 Mar 2020

    Bailiffscourt Treatment Manager, Laura Holt, inspires us with her career journey.

  • Sophie Coombes

    Meet the Expert: Sophie Coombes

    • 27 Feb 2020

    Sophie Coombes, from leading cosmetics brand Benefit, shared how she rose through the ranks to her dream job as Benefit Cosmetics Field Training Manager.

  • Samantha Ambrose

    Meet the Expert: Samantha Ambrose

    • 30 Jan 2020

    With over 20 years in various roles within the beauty industry, Samantha Ambrose now heads up DB Training, enabling students to gain qualifications to teach hair and beauty.

  • Meet the Expert: Stephanie Lavill

    • 5 Dec 2019

    We had the pleasure of interviewing Spa Treatment Manager Stephanie Lavill from The Spread Eagle Hotel and Spa.

  • Lorraine Jackson

    Meet the Expert: Lorraine Jackson

    • 7 Nov 2019

    Industry professional Lorraine Jackson, with 30 years’ experience in the industry has sat down to share her expertise with us.

  • How to become a barber & how much they earn

    • 18 Oct 2019
    • Hannah Tree

    There are a number of routes available to becoming a barber. Read our guide to learn how to become a barber & how much they earn.

  • Valuable Life Skills for Happiness at Work

    • 8 Sep 2019

    Let’s start with the fundamentals here of what makes us happy. Statistics show us that there are many factors behind someone’s happiness in the work place and many drivers to push us on a daily basis to reach our happy place. It’s evident that in order for us to be truly happy in our job or career we must place ourselves in a role we not only love, but we respect. It’s vitally important to be fulfilling a role that ultimately rewards not only us, but our employers alike.

  • Mobile Beauty Therapist

    5 Tips for Branding your Freelance Beauty Therapist Business

    • 30 Aug 2019
    • John Armstrong

    Starting up your own freelance beauty business can be extremely rewarding, but how can you build your brand to compete?

  • Where do Hair Stylists Make the Most Money?

    • 21 Aug 2019

    Once you have qualified as a hairstylist you will have to decide which career path you wish to follow within the hair and beauty industry

  • eyebrows

    5 Treatments to Get You Incredible Brows for 2019

    • 11 Jul 2019
    • Hillary Kozma

    Beauty trends move fast. And thanks to social media networks like Instagram and Pinterest, they’ve never moved faster than right now. For 2019, brows are set to continue to be the defining facial feature. Skin, lips and eyes are all important, of course, but brows remain the focus.

  • Makeup tools

    The 7 Tools Every Professional Make-Up Artist Is Investing In

    • 21 Jun 2019
    • Marco Caporossi

    Have you heard of the old phrase, ‘A man is only as good as his tools’? This is certainly one expression that professional makeup artists would agree with. Great makeup brushes and tools are vital for achieving a professional makeup look. And while you might be investing in high-quality foundation, eyeshadow and lip colour, even the finest makeup products need the right tools to get the very best out of them.

  • Nail Technician

    Tips and Tricks for the Working Nail Technician

    • 4 Mar 2019

    There are many problems that a nail technician may encounter such as lifting, breaking or chipping of acrylic nails. The following information provides some useful tips and tricks that will help you to provide a high quality service, enabling your clients to get the most out of their treatments.

  • Growing Popularity of Aesthetics

    • 17 Feb 2019

    As one of the fastest rising industries, the field of medical aesthetics will continue to be subject to remarkable change and growth. There continues to be a rapid increase in the number of people who want aesthetic treatments in a range of procedures and treatments presently available on trend.

  • Why are Nightmare Clients so Important to our Career Development?

    • 30 Jan 2019

    At some point in our careers, we encounter difficult clients that make us wonder 'have they come with all intentions of giving us a hard time or have they only had a bad day and need to vent their frustration?' At times it may even seem that they take perverse pleasure in making a therapist's working day a living hell ...