Tag: behind the chair

September 5, 2017

Wella Inspires Hays Academy of Hair Design Students

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Wella Inspires Hays Academy of Hair Design Students Ensuring we are partnered with industry professionals who deliver outstanding resources of knowledge is vital to a strong education in cosmetology. This type of relationship has been found in Wella and we are proud to have them on our team. Wella is a product line that features…

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August 11, 2017

Student Loan Debt Anxiety

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 Student Loan Debt Anxiety Acquiring student loan debt and preparing yourself for an education is a scary event in anyone’s lives. Going to school to acquire a skill or degree has become more important over time as the demand for qualified professionals rise nationally. There are endless articles online about how to be financially successful…

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May 16, 2017

Graduate Showcase-Lisa Dechant

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Graduate Spotlight-Lisa Dechant  1. Where are you from? I am from Garden City, KS 2. What was the defining moment in you choosing to attend? I tried the college path and just felt like I wasn’t working towards something I was passionate about. Cosmetology was always in the back of my mind. I did some…

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May 12, 2017

Graduate and Student Hair and Nails Showcase

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Graduate and Student Hair and Nails Showcase Hays Academy loves being able to showcase graduate and current student work for our followers to see. It is inspiring to see incredible cuts, colors and nails coming from our ever growing Hays Academy Family. Beauty is an art that is both contemporary and traditional and spans all…

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May 2, 2017

6 Things To Consider Before Becoming Your Own Boss

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It’s no secret—the industry is changing. Social media has upped the creative aspect and allowed you to build your own clientele, and with that comes new goals and new dreams. Maybe you’re dreaming of bigger things outside of your current salon station—having your own space where you can create, control and decide for yourself how…

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April 30, 2017

Graduate Showcase-Chelsie Meyers

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Where are you from: Hays, KS What was the defining moment in you choosing to attend cosmetology school? I always knew I had a passion for this industry. What fears did you have and how did you overcome them? I was just scared to make the jump to enroll in Hays Academy. I had already…

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April 11, 2017

Financial Literacy Classes in Cosmetology School?

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 Financial Literacy Classes in Cosmetology School? Hays Academy of Hair Design in Salina and Hays, Kansas strives to produce the most hirable, financially responsible graduates in the nation. It is well known in our communities that our graduates have a strong ability to succeed due to their technical and customer service skills. What many do…

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April 10, 2017

Graduate Showcase-Ashley Hille

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Graduate Showcase-Ashley Hille 1. Where are you from? -Colby, KS 2. What was defining moment in choosing cosmetology school? -I went to college on a track and cross country scholarship and kept changing my major. I had always wanted to do hair, but went the college route and couldn’t find my passion. I moved to…

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March 14, 2017

W2 or 1099, Behind the Scenes of Payroll Taxes

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Every year salon owners attend The Summit and disclose that they employ 1099 service providers. First, it is impossible to “employ” 1099 service providers, as the definition of 1099 is a tax form that reports the year-end summary of all non-employee compensation. In fact, the form is titled “1099-Misc” which implies miscellaneous income. As an…

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February 21, 2017

What has Mentorship done for Usher?

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What has Mentorship done for Usher? As a stylist, you work hard to learn new trends, provide excellent services to your clients and strive to become the best at your trade. These ideals are very important in any career, but in cosmetology, they are the lifeblood of your existence and relevance as a stylist. Mentorship…

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