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Why did you accept your job?

July 12, 2015/0/0/

Why did you accept your job? By Kirstin Holliday “I HATE MY JOB!” in the last 3 years since working at Hays Academy this statement has never come out of my mouth. As a matter of fact, since my journey at Hays Academy started I haven’t “worked” a single day. Each day I am blessed […]


Cosmetology Myth=Busted!

July 7, 2015/0/0/

Myth Busted! Whoever says you cannot make money in cosmetology doesn’t know the benefit of a solid work ethic. Graduates of cosmetology school are usually excited, yet nervous to begin their careers. The safety blanket is put away as their ability to reach out to an instructor is gone. This feeling can diminish one’s drive […]


Admissions: The Relationships Formed with Students

July 5, 2015/0/2/

Admissions: The Relationships Formed with Students by Krista Waldman Everyday we form some kind of relationship, whether they are good or bad. Never did I think the relationships I would form with students would be the most impactful ones of my life. As an admissions leader for Hays Academy in Salina, I’ve gotten the chance […]


Walls by Kirstin Holliday

June 30, 2015/0/4/

Walls by Kirstin Holliday What is it about walls that make us feel better about ourselves? Every time we are hurt, we put up a wall. Someone broke you heart, wall. Someone called you a name, wall. Someone talked about your appearance, wall. The more we are hurt the more walls we put up. Why […]


Student Services at Hays Academy of Hair Design

June 28, 2015/0/0/

Hays Academy has a position know as the Department of Student Services. Within this position, I wear many metaphorical hats. Students often seek my assistance with resume and cover letter writing as well as building their portfolios that showcase their work for potential employers. This part of my job is a lot of fun as […]


Paths by Amanda Sloan, Hays Academy of Hair Design Instructor

June 23, 2015/0/0/

Paths by Amanda Sloan-Instructor at Hays Academy of Hair Design-Hays Campus Have you ever just sat back and thought about the things, people, and experiences that helped mold you into the person you are today? Recently, I have been doing just that! I started my journey as an instructor at Hays Academy a little over […]


Contentment – What does it really mean to you?

June 21, 2015/0/0/

Contentment – What does it really mean to you? by Len and Summer Melvin of Hays Academy of Hair Design My wife Summer and I had the amazing privilege of going on a mission trip to Haiti last week. This opportunity presented a number of thoughts running through our heads, some of them being…..What are […]


Influences of Beauty

June 16, 2015/0/0/

Influences of Beauty A blog post by Kirstin Holliday, Instructor at Hays Academy of Hair Design-Salina Campus “What do you want to be when you grow up?” As kids we are asked this numerous times throughout our years until we finally grow up and have to decide just what we want to do with our […]


Oxygen Mask- by Danielle Markley, Co-Owner of Hays Academy of Hair Design

April 21, 2015/3/0/

Have you ever truly thought about the concept of “putting on your own oxygen mask before others”? We travel and fly a lot throughout the year, and every time I hear a stewardess say this it makes me ponder my own actions throughout life. So often we tend to give, give, give to others and […]


Beauty Changes Lives

April 20, 2015/0/0/

Hays Academy strives to produce the most hirable, financially responsible graduates in the country. As a whole, we believe that if we are to transform and mould the lives of our students, we must first be solid as a staff. In order to live out our mission, we have built a foundation of core values. […]