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  • Why and how to prepare candidates for an interview

    Posted on Tuesday, June 22, 2021 by Jen WrightNo comments

    Follow these steps and I guarantee it will save you time and money We have all been in a situation when a candidate arrives for an interview totally unprepared. It can be really frustrating and cost you a huge amount of wasted time. Some hairdressers and barbers simply don’t know how to prepare for an interview. This is no fault of their own. There is no handbook given out at school to teach ...

  • Surviving being a parent and working

    Posted on Saturday, May 22, 2021 by Emma BradyNo comments

    A couple of weeks ago I posted that I work full time and have five children and 1 grandson. Founded the industry campaign, Choose Hair and run my two business’ EB Talent Specialists and Jobs In Hairdressing. I was surprised at the reaction I had from people within the industry. Many asking me how I juggle all these balls at the same time. So, I thought I’d share how over the years I’ve changed ...

  • Salon Owners - How to prepare for a 1st interview

    Posted on Thursday, April 22, 2021 by Emma BradyNo comments

    Interviewing for anyone can be really daunting! Not only for the interviewee but the salon owner too. Being prepared and knowing how to ask the right question and what order. Will ensure you recruit the best talent for your salon. How to prepare the salon for an interview Prepare the area you are going to interview with chairs ready. – No one wants to awkwardly move chairs into position! Make ...

  • Why salary is important in an advert.

    Posted on Monday, March 22, 2021 by Emma BradyNo comments

    Would you buy a coat without knowing the price? Would order a bottle of wine at a restaurant without looking at the price first? I’m pretty certain the answer would be NO! Therefore, it’s super important to make sure when advertising jobs you have the salary on the advert. Without the salary, the candidate is making an uneducated decision to see if the role is right for them. It’s similar to ...

  • Why I had to change my morning routine!

    Posted on Monday, February 22, 2021 by Emma BradyNo comments

    My old routine was rubbish! In fact, I did it for so long that waking up was I was like a robot! Before my eyes were even open, I’d be reaching out under the duvet to get my phone beside my bed. Next was the “morning process” I’d scroll through all my social media accounts to see what had changed since I’d last checked, 8 hours ago before putting my phone down to go to bed! Thereafter, I’d check ...