A Survival Guide for Cosmetologists: Tips from the Trenches

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Cengage Learning, 2003 - Health & Fitness - 276 pages
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At last, the most important guide a cosmetologist could own! Produced in cooperation with the National Cosmetology Association, this guide is chock full of simple tips, reflections and quotes: for those just starting out or seasoned professionals. For cosmetology students and recent graduates, advice has been gathered from experienced leaders in the field to ensure they stay in the industry and succeed. For professionals suffering from burn-out or who simply want to rediscover the joy that lead them to their work in the first place, this guide will help keep them on track and passionate about their work.
 

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I came accross this book when researching about my tendonitous. I have been a cosmetologist for 2 years now in Bellevue Washington. I wish I would have came across it sooner. As a new cosmetologist this would have been so much help when I first was looking for a salon. I have learned through trial and error the good and the bad of the beauty industry and how it takes an amazing salon owner to keep a happy staff. This is a good quick read that gives you alot of insight on the industry and how to be happy as a sylist. 

Contents

Life in the Cosmetology Lane
1
Staying on Track
17
The Goal Zone
33
Time Well Spent
55
5 Holistic Hints
73
Developing Systems
95
l Growing with the Job
119
You and the Team
139
You and Your Clients
165
All About Money
189
The Savvy You
213
The Possible Dream
235
Index
269
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Karen Levine and Alan Gelb are a husband/wife team who write many professional and consumer works. They work in conjunction with an industry professional. Their Survival Guides have been highly successful.

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