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What this job is about

Mixing hair dye; cleaning up work stations; making appointments – it's all part of the job when you're a hairstylist. But to get to a place where you're actually cutting, coloring and otherwise touching a client's head means doing your time on the administrative and support side. That's where hairstylist apprenticeships come in handy. Apprenticeships prep you to become a licensed stylist as you get used to the salon setting and help stylists with their daily tasks. It's a job that requires attention to detail and excellent observation skills and a total must if you're planning on one day becoming a licensed stylist yourself.

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What it Takes

Active Listening

Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

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.


Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.

Time Management

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

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