Careers

Think that working as a hairdresser is all about working in a salon? Think again. If you have the talent and the right work ethic, hairdressing can take you around the world, behind the scenes at Fashion Shows or even onto the small screen. These are some of the hairdressing careers opportunities that could come your way. 

Life of a Stylist: Jake Unger on Being Head of Education at 30

Last updated September 22, 2020

Despite just turning 30, Jake Unger has already become HOB Academy head of education. Here, he explains the importance of becoming an expert and sharing your knowledge with others. What was Jake’s journey into the hair industry? I initially started as a barber in a barbershop in Kent. About six months into my training, I Read More

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5 Ways to Find the Right Online Educator for You

Last updated September 9, 2020

With reduced options for face to face education and an influx of virtual education platforms popping up, it’s important to find an online hair educator that you gel with. We asked a mix of educators and stylists for their top tips on finding the right online educator. Use Instagram “I’ve found each online educator has Read More

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Life of a Stylist: Rick Roberts On Being Persistent and Experimental

Last updated September 7, 2020

For this edition of Life of a Stylist, we spoke to many of many talents Rick Roberts about his varied career- salon owner, Wahl artistic team member, Schwarzkopf Professional artistic team member and HJ’s 2019 Afro Hairdresser of the Year. How did Rick Roberts get into the hair industry? Before I was a hairdresser I Read More

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Behind the Hair Brand: Sacha Mitic and Juan Rosenlind of SachaJuan

Last updated April 7, 2020

Sacha Mitic and Juan Rosenlind the co-founders of SachaJuan reveal the secret to creating a successful professional brand and how to step outside of your comfort zone… How has SachaJuan evolved over the years? SM: I opened a salon with Juan in Stockholm in 1997 and we had expanded to five salons in Sweden when Read More

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Life of a Stylist – Vision to Fruition with Simon Ellis

Last updated February 24, 2020

For this edition of Life of a Stylist we spoke to Simon Ellis, the corporate vice president and creative director at Schwarzkopf Professional. He is a pro when it comes to searching through Instagram to discover the next big trend so naturally we quizzed him on his colour predictions and go-to Instagram accounts. How did Read More

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Meet the Artist – Sharing Inspiration with Robert Eaton

Last updated February 24, 2020

HJ’s current British Hairdresser of the Year and Wella Professionals’ Technical Director shares an insight into his current inspiration, the techniques to watch in 2020 and how to juggle working in the salon with working for an international brand… How does it feel to be the current British Hairdresser of the Year? It’s incredible! I Read More

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