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Three Skills to Make it in Cosmetology

October 1, 2015/0/0/

The cosmetology field is wide open with possibilities and career options that will allow for individuals to pursue their dreams and aspirations in ways that evolve on a regular basis. This is an exciting time to be in the industry, but it is also a very highly competitive time period.  Your stylist skills are important, […]

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If you desire a new career, you really should read this!

September 1, 2015/0/0/

If you desire a new career, you really should read this! Are you working in the job of your dreams? If you could do anything else, if money were not an issue, what would you be doing? Sometimes we get caught up in the fact that where we are in our professions, we are comfortable. […]

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Introvert…Extravert…Ambivert—Doing Right by Your Clients

August 28, 2015/0/0/

Introvert…Extravert…Ambivert—Doing Right by Your Clients Introverts are known to be reclusive, and appreciative of their own space. Often times, they are not into making small talk, but will prefer in-depth conversation if any conversation at all. More often than not, these are quiet, shy, or passive people who aren’t overly expressive in their opinions unless […]

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Wella Educator Taylor Norrid visits Hays Academy of Hair Design

August 13, 2015/0/0/

Wella Educator Taylor Norrid visits Hays Academy of Hair Design Taylor Norrid is an incredibly inspirational and uplifting educator for Wella, as well as a partner at Panther City Salon in Ft. Worth, Texas. While visiting our two campuses in Hays, Kansas and Salina, Kansas she expressed how Wella is evolving to better suit the […]

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Tips to Achieving Gainful Employment at Hays Academy of Hair Design

August 7, 2015/0/0/

  Tips to Achieving Gainful Employment at Hays Academy of Hair Design Attaining a job that will provide you with fulfillment as well as allow you to experience financial stability may be the exact reason you entered cosmetology. Perhaps you want to be able to make people feel incredible inside and out. Whatever your reason […]

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5 Ways to Enhance your Online Portfolio

July 21, 2015/0/0/

5 Ways to Enhance your Online Portfolio Hays Academy of Hair Design students are able to build and maintain an online portfolio that showcases their work and credentials in a public format. This incredibly valuable tool is provided free of charge to all of our students while equipping them with the means to market themselves […]

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Successful Careers Begin with Job Shadowing

July 19, 2015/0/0/

  Successful Careers Begin with Job Shadowing Hays Academy of Hair Design students seeking jobs in the Central and Western Kansas areas will often times find themselves with a list of their top ten salons in hand and may have been contacted by a few of them. This is a phenomenal situation to be in, […]

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Would You Hire Yourself?

June 9, 2015/0/0/

Let me ask you a question. The answer choices you have available are simply ‘yes’ or ‘no’. If you were an employer, would you hire yourself? If you answered no, it is essential that you increase your skill set. From technical skills to customer service skills a successful stylist is always learning new ways to […]

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If money were no object… by Ashley Paulson

May 31, 2015/0/0/

    ‘What do you want to be when you grow up?’ This is a question parents, grandparents, teachers and friends are eager to ask children starting at a young age. Oftentimes the child answers with what seems to be ‘far fetched.’  An astronaut. The president. A quarterback in the NFL. Their dreams are big […]

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Finding the RIGHT Salon to Begin Your Career

May 12, 2015/0/0/

“If you fail to plan, plan to fail!” We have all heard this phrase before, and many of us have probably experienced it in one way, shape or form. This doesn’t have to be the case with your career in cosmetology! Often times, students find themselves in a position to discover more about the salon(s) […]

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