All Careers Advice

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Bailiffscourt Treatment Manager, Laura Holt, inspires us with her career journey.
  • Sophie Coombes, from leading cosmetics brand Benefit, shared how she rose through the ranks to her dream job as Benefit Cosmetics Field Training Manager.
  • 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.
  • We had the pleasure of interviewing Spa Treatment Manager Stephanie Lavill from The Spread Eagle Hotel and Spa.
  • Industry professional Lorraine Jackson, with 30 years’ experience in the industry has sat down to share her expertise with us.
  • 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.
  • 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 car...
  • Starting up your own freelance beauty business can be extremely rewarding, but how can you build your brand to compete?
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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 founda...
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 wor...
  • It is known that a daily rate of hair loss is about 100 hairs. However, if abnormal hair loss occurs, this is the reason for the visit to the doctor.
  • Finding good staff can be one of the biggest challenges to an employer.
  • Years ago a friend of mine had started her hairdressing training at college in my hometown in Essex. I was one of her helpful/brave/slightly skint friends who would let her practice haircuts on me during one of her first times picking up the scissors....