CV and Job Applications

  • Creating a CV for Hair and Beauty Roles
    Imagine it: you're a new Hairdresser or Beauty Therapist right out of college. Or perhaps you've been at it for a few years and want to make the transition to another salon? In either situation, now is the time to take a good look at yourself and prepare the document that will hopefully speed you...
  • You have just 8.8 seconds to impress. According to research by the National Citizen Service, this is the average amount of time employers take to look at a CV. Would your CV make the ‘invite to interview’ short list? With the continuing growth and popularity of the beauty industry there is more c...
  • If you've been sending your CV to a lot of companies and still haven't had an invitation to attend interview then check you haven't committed one or more of our listed CV sins.
  • Here are some Top Tips to remember when writing your CV.
  • The Essential Guide to Good Interview Preparation
  • It's easy to become despondent when you're out of work and desperately seeking alternative employment. Looking for work takes a great deal of effort and energy; looking for job vacancies, researching companies, selling yourself and yet you don't get paid for your daily efforts and have to deal wi...
  • A cover letter is an essential part of any job application. It's surprising therefore how few jobseekers actually send one off with their CV.
  • Within the beauty industry it can be common place for employers to request a photo off their beauty candidates when applying to advertised job vacancies. This is especially the case with front of house reception and beauty therapist positions.
  • During periods of economic unrest and particularly during a recession it can be more difficult to find suitable employment
  • Whether you are an experienced and practised professional looking to take the next step in your career or wanting to kick start a new profession to secure your opening role within the Aesthetic industry, qualifications will ensure you have the skills and knowledge to get the job you want.
  • So you have just left college, qualification certificates in hand, enthusiasm in your heart and eager to start the brand new career that you have just spent the last year or two training hard for. However there is one obstacle that keeps getting in the way of every job you apply for: two words; '...
  • It can be an appealing prospect to work in a different country. These kinds of jobs are sometimes like hens teeth and hard to come by; and when they do they can be snatched up quickly!
  • Prior to working in a beauty salon or spa, a beauty therapist should have already acquired a number of skills to be classed as an employable member of a beauty team. These skills would have been obtained by training received in college or beauty academy.