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Cosmetologists are trained professionals who provide personal care services for hair, skin, nails, and makeup. Cosmetologists work in salons, spas, barbershops, and nail care centers on a part-time or full-time basis. They commonly focus on specific aspects of cosmetology or have multiple areas of expertise. For example, a cosmetologist may do both hairstyling and makeup, while another may focus on nail care. 

 

Hiring a cosmetologist for a company or salon entails a thorough understanding of their needs. What particular skills does the cosmetologist need to have? What are the work hours? Are you looking to hire for a specific location? Knowing these details will help in creating an accurate job description. 

 

A job description is the first opportunity to connect with candidates. Having a complete job description that is easy to understand will help job seekers make an informed decision and gauge if they would like to apply. Make it inviting! Put yourself in the candidate’s shoes. What information will encourage you to apply? Perhaps details about the benefits for cosmetologists? Learning opportunities? Career advancement? 

 

Once the job description is final, it is time to let everyone know about the job vacancy. Posting a job announcement on the salon’s website, social media platforms, and different hiring sites will do wonders for the recruitment process. Asking for referrals from employees and staff members can yield a wider candidate pool as well. 

 

Responsibilities of a Cosmetologist

 

A cosmetologist listens to the customer’s concerns. Despite a busy workday, the ability to genuinely engage with each customer is a hallmark of fantastic customer service. Cosmetologists establish rapport and find out about the customer’s needs. They help customers decide on the best look by providing information about the styles, trends, and colors that match their features, face shape, hair texture, and skin complexion. Together, both the cosmetologist and customer agree on a look. 

 

Depending on the customer’s needs, cosmetologists work with hair, nails, skin, and makeup using different materials, chemical solutions, bleaches, and dyes. They use cosmetic tools like scissors, curlers, curling irons, straightening irons, clippers, and hairdryers. In some cases, they also use hair extensions, wigs, and hairpieces. 

Moreover, cosmetologists also provide skincare treatments for the hair, scalp, and face using a variety of creams, serums, and lotions. Nail care involves trimming nails, softening cuticles, foot spas, shaping nails, and applying nail polish as desired. Cosmetologists also apply makeup professionally according to the customer’s vision. 

 

Cosmetologists work according to safety standards and inquire regarding skin allergies and other contraindications. They maintain a clean and hygienic workspace. Lastly, cosmetologists answer phone inquiries and book appointments. 

 

Skills and Qualifications of a Cosmetologist

 

Candidates for cosmetologists are required to have a high school diploma or GED. Completion of a state-approved cosmetology program and a state license is required. The ideal candidate for cosmetologists has excellent customer service skills with strong attention to detail and time management skills. Cosmetologists engage with customers daily. Therefore, active listening, interpersonal, and communication skills are necessary for the fulfillment of the role. Additionally, cosmetologists maintain a clean and tidy appearance. Lastly, manual dexterity and the ability to stand for long periods are a must. 

14 Cosmetologists  applied for jobs in the last 24 hours on Workstream.

A***** R*****(586)-2**-***5
Cosmetologists for Hire in New Baltimore, MI
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Cosmetologists for Hire in Austin, TX
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Cosmetologists for Hire in New York City, NY
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Cosmetologists for Hire in Knoxville, TN
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N***** A*****(559)-3**-***8
Cosmetologists for Hire in Fresno, CA
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T***** A*****(414)-7**-***9
Cosmetologists for Hire in Milwaukee, WI
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M***** Y*****(425)-3**-***0
Cosmetologists for Hire in Lynnwood, WA
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M***** E*****(734)-3**-***0
Cosmetologists for Hire in Riverview, MI
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O***** O*****(206)-7**-***8
Cosmetologists for Hire in Seattle, WA
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E***** L*****(404)-2**-***7
Cosmetologists for Hire in Union City, GA
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Frequently Asked Questions about hiring a Cosmetologist

What is the best way to find and hire a Cosmetologist near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Cosmetologist applicants. Employers posting their Cosmetologist job on Indeed get about 13 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Cosmetologist applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for a Cosmetologist are on Indeed – but on average, employers post to 15 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 16 hours on average, which is shorter than the national average for Cosmetologist positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a Cosmetologist role?
SMS has 87% open rates which is higher than phone call or Email. Text to hire today!
Is it OK to text Cosmetologist job applicants?
Hourly paid workers, such as Cosmetologists are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 172% better than email at getting an applicant's response. Have a look at Workstream, which automates the process of texting and uses a phone number specifically assigned to your job post so you don’t have to use your personal phone.
Can I use a different phone number to engage Cosmetologist applicants via text message?
Yes, tools such as Workstream provide custom phone numbers that allow employers to engage with applicants through their tool without having to use a personal or business cell phone.

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