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Whether you're just starting out in the hair and beauty industries or are a seasoned pro with years' experience, there's always plenty to learn. Discover our hottest tips and advice for landing your dream hair or beauty job - no matter how experienced you are:


10 Great Reasons To Be a Barber

Thinking of getting into barbering? There’s never been a better time – London School of Barbering’s Michael Kontos shares 10 great reasons to be a barber.

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Hairdressing Educational Courses Calendar – July and August

From wig making courses to bridal hair how-tos and fashion trend seminars to courses about fades, there are a wealth of options to expand your hairdressing knowledge. Here is HJ’s calendar of upcoming courses and events in 2018. First up, this is what’s coming up in July and August. What: Electric Sessions Where: Electric’s Brighton studio Read More

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What are T Levels and How will they Impact the Hairdressing Industry?

The government has described T Levels as the ‘the biggest overhaul of post-school education in 70 years’. But what exactly are they? And how will they affect training and apprenticeships in the hairdressing, beauty and barbering sector? We looked to the National Hairdressing Federation for more information.  What are T Levels? Short for Technical Levels, the new T levels Read More

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Barber Backchat: HJ Men Interviews Sid Sottung

HJ Men gets an insight into the life of Andis education ambassador and academy owner Sid Sottung with our new series Barber Backchat. Read the interview to find out what’s on Sid’s bucket list, his biggest achievement and the last thing he does before bed. Which hair creation are you most proud of? I’ve just Read More

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5 Career Tips from A List Stylist Joseph Maine

To celebrate Apprentice Week (5 to 9 March 2018) we spoke to Color Wow artistic director and A list stylist Joseph Maine about his tips for apprentices. Don’t get disheartened if you find you don’t like working in your first salon Once I finished high school I went to work at a small, local Texas salon. Read More

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Apprentice Week: How to Attract Quality Apprentices in 2018

Sourcing quality apprentices can be a tricky task, so we asked five industry leaders to reveal their secrets to sourcing the best of the best. “Always treat apprentices like future staff” Paul Simbler, director of HOB salons: “We place a big focus on an apprentice’s career with HOB, rather than viewing the apprenticeship as just a means Read More

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Life of a Stylist – Editorial Styling with Neil Moodie

The hairdressing industry is so varied that it can be hard to know what path to follow. For the Life of a Stylist Series we’ve exclusively tracked down hair professionals from a variety of industry positions, from tour stylists to A-list Afro barbers, so you can gain an insight into the breadth of the industry. Read More

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9 Reasons To Consider Offering Education in Salon

Education is the foundation of the hairdressing industry as it enables you to innovate and inspire your clients on a day-to-day basis. Rush’s international creative director Andy Heasman examines why education in your salon will help you and your team progress to the next level. 1. To ensure stylists are doing their job correctly – Read More

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