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Customer Service Anyone? by Len Melvin

October 8, 2015/0/0/

Customer Service Anyone? by Len Melvin What does customer service even look like anymore?   I think it’s safe to say that over recent years the level of customer service has dwindled.  Maybe we can attribute it to living in a world full of entitlement.  Maybe the general public is becoming lazy.  Maybe we just […]

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October Newsletter

October 5, 2015/0/0/

Check out our October Newsletter by clicking on the link below. October Newsletter PDF


The Struggle Doesn’t Have To Be Real

September 22, 2015/0/0/

The Struggle Doesn’t Have To Be Real Most cosmetologists will say that building a strong clientele is the most difficult part of this industry.  Time and time again, they find that one month is strong, the next isn’t, then the following month is strong again. The ability to fill in these voids and build a […]


Hays Academy’s Monthly Newsletter

September 22, 2015/0/0/

  Click on this link to see our Monthly Newsletter! HAHD Newsletter Aug-Sept 2015


Where are you going?

September 18, 2015/0/0/

Where are you going? Have you ever had someone tell you “What you need to do is…”? These words have plagued and crippled the plans of countless people from all walks of life since the beginning of time. Chances are, you have been impacted by these words in one way, shape or form. The true […]


Goal Setting by Danielle Markley

September 15, 2015/0/1/

Goal Setting by Danielle Markley The other day as I was cleaning my desk I came across a piece of paper that literally gave me goosebumps. At Hays Academy we talk almost daily about the importance of goal setting, however until I came across that piece of paper, I didn’t realize exactly how important it […]


Evolution of Passion

September 11, 2015/0/0/

Evolution of Passion by Hilary Martinez I’ve recently been evaluating where my drive and passion originally came from. It’s easy to remember what started it all…it was around sixth grade, when my best friend Katelyn introduced me to makeup that she hid under her bed. It’s amazing what the brain remembers, but where it all […]


Are you a Sponge? by Ashley Paulson

September 8, 2015/0/0/

Are you a Sponge? by Ashley Paulson Be a sponge! That is the best advice I can give a student, past or present. A sponge starts off dry and rough, and is extremely porous. As water touches the sponge, it begins to absorb the water and swell. It is most efficient and useful when it […]


Reasons people are choosing Kansas to work in Cosmetology

August 25, 2015/0/0/

Reasons people are choosing Kansas to work in Cosmetology When most people think fashion and new trends, they seldom think Kansas. But, that stereotype of Kansas being a boring and ultra conservative state is being challenged. Young people from all over Kansas are achieving an education in cosmetology that inspires them to go beyond the […]


How to Make Money in the Beauty Industry by Danielle Markley

August 18, 2015/0/0/

How to Make Money in the Beauty Industry by Danielle Markley, Co-Owner of Hays Academy of Hair Design I always aspired to one day be a hairdresser. As a young child I remember daydreaming about the fun and excitement that a career in the beauty industry would provide me. As I got older and closer […]