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$23,000

Salary

Services Industry

14%

Industry Job Growth

What this job is about

Your mom told you never to run with scissors, but she didn't say you couldn't work with them. As the major styling took for a hairstylist, scissors add to an arsenal of services available to clients. But don't make the mistake of thinking hairstylists are one trick ponies. Besides cutting and coloring hair, they make appointments, keep their work stations clean, show off new products and continually hone their skills and styles for their clients. Perfect for outgoing, artistic types, you'll love this job if you're a total people person and love playing with scissors. Just no running.

Work Styles

What it Takes

Service Orientation

Actively looking for ways to help people.

Judgement and Decision Making

Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.

Coordination

Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.

Time Management

Managing one's own time and the time of others.

Quality Control Analysis

Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.

Nice to Have

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