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Cosmetology is a broad field for people who love beauty and working with others. But, not every job is right for every person with these passions.
So, how do you know which job is right for you?
Let's look at popular cosmetology careers and pair them with needs and personalities. Who knows? Maybe you'll find your dream job today!
Best Cosmetology Job for People Hoping to Start Fast: Nail Technician
Nail technicians may be able to get jobs quickly, as it's the 31st fastest-growing job of all c...
Considering a career in cosmetology, esthetics, or another beauty field in California? Chances are you have questions.
Well, we have answers!
Read on to learn more about the California beauty industry.
Attending Beauty School in California
Here are answers to common questions about beauty school and licensure in California.
Where Should I Go to Beauty School In California?
California's Board of Barbering & Cosmetology has a list of the many beauty schools they've given the thumbs up to. These...
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The terms “website accessibility” and “ADA website compliance” are increasingly being bounced around in the online business world—there’s a good chance you’ve heard of it.
But many people still don’t know what, exactly, ADA website compliance means—or how it can impact a business.
I’ll clear up all the confusion and give you a step-by-step guide to making sure your website is ADA compli...
Sushi has been a popular dish in the United States since the 1960s, taking off when the California roll was invented in, well, California. Chefs created this roll to appeal to Americans who were iffy about eating wraps covered in seaweed (nori) or raw fish.
Today, Americans are generally more adventurous. But many of us don't know the dos and don'ts of eating sushi.
Here are some tips for how to eat sushi as if you've been eating it your whole life.
Does All Sushi Have Raw Fis...
When kids want to go out to a fun restaurant for dinner but parents just want to stay in and order something that doesn't appeal primarily to children, conflict can ensue. This common disagreement usually means another night of sandwiches or frozen pizza.
Your restaurant can be the superhero that kids and parents need, allowing everyone to order what they want.
Menufy associates frequently work with restaurant owners and operators who are looking for ways to market their menus to families. “O...
Sometimes the Employee is Right: How to Handle Rude or Aggressive Customers
Ask any restaurant worker, and chances are they'll tell you they've been on the receiving end of harassment when interacting with customers. Further, they may say they're afraid to tell managers out of fear of retaliation.
This is bad news for restaurant owners and managers. Low morale can lead to high employee turnover.
A multi-university study of retail, restaurant, and call center employees showed that mistreatment...
We've all been to the grocery store without a shopping list and ended up impulse-buying anything that looked enticing. A lack of planning often results in spending too much, having only unhealthy foods on hand, and forgetting the one item for which we went to the store in the first place. Meal planning saves time, money, calories, and hassle. The tips below will help you succeed in planning healthy, budget-friendly, delicious meals for your family.
Start With Your Budget
Determine how much yo...
As we learned quickly during the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020, restaurants are hit particularly hard during a disaster. To minimize the weight of challenges during this or any future crisis, it's essential to have a quality marketing plan. These tips can help your restaurant stay afloat during such trying times.
Have a Website—and Keep It Updated
If you don't have a website for your restaurant, there's no time like the present to get one going. You don't need to be a web designer to have a profe...
There are dozens, if not hundreds, of restaurant marketing blogs available. If you want to start learning from people who live and breathe restaurant marketing, it may be hard to know where to begin.
This roundup of some of the most comprehensive and user-friendly restaurant marketing blogs is here to start on your journey to building skills and discovering new tips and trends.
1. The Digital Restaurant
The Digital Restaurant's blog is all about marketing. They update their po...
Chances are you've seen buzzworthy headlines about secret menus that restaurants nefariously hide from customers, keeping their most delicious items to themselves for reasons known only to them. In-N-Out and Starbucks, for example, are famous for having secret menus.
Want to know the real secret?
Most restaurants don’t actually have a “secret menu.” This trendy phenomenon of requesting secret menu items can instead be a nuisance to the hardworking employees of the restaurant industry.
You're on your way to work and decide to order a breakfast burrito online for pickup. As soon as you take your first bite, it spills on your pants.
You can stop stains in their tracks when it comes to most machine-washable clothing by acting fast and having the right tools.
We'll start with some general tricks of the trade, then move on to three hard-to-remove stains.
Note: These are just best practices. We can't promise to save your clothes. But we'll do our best to help!
Hairstylists, also called hairdressers or hair designers, are in the business of helping people look and feel their best by caring for, cutting, and styling their hair. As anyone who has tried to cut or color their own hair can attest, this work requires training and skill, which is why you’ll need to receive formal training, on-the-job experience, and a professional license to be a hairstylist.
On this page, you’ll discover details about how to become a hairstylist, what you can expect on th...
At Southwest Truck Driver Training’s North Las Vegas campus, we prioritize our students. As an independent truck driving school not owned or operated by a trucking carrier, we focus on education, not recruiting company drivers.
At our North Las Vegas school location, you can earn your Class A or Class B CDL, get a HAZMAT endorsement, or complete a CDL refresher course. You can even take RV driver training lessons. We are approved to provide Entry-Level Driver Training (ELDT) through the Feder...
Southwest Truck Driver Training's Class B commercial driver license (CDL) program prepares students to take the CDL B exams and pursue truck driver jobs requiring this type of driver’s license. You'll receive valuable behind-the-wheel time and develop the skills necessary to start a commercial trucking or coach driving career.
Overview of CDL B Training Program at Southwest
As an approved Entry-Level Driver Training (ELDT) provider, Southwest Truck Driver Training provides Class B CDL program...
When thinking about jobs, students with disabilities may worry they won't find a good fit. The strong message in high school (or even earlier!) is students must get bachelor's degrees. But college isn’t for everyone — regardless of ability.
And that's OK!
There's no one-size-fits-all way to get to a great future. For example, trade or vocational schools offer focused, career-driven education full of opportunities.
Read on to learn more about applying to and attending trade school as a disable...