cosmetology student resume example with 1+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Outgoing Apprentice Hairdresser with willingness to learn and excel in beauty industry. Familiarity with highlighting, haircolor and cutting. Adept at handling front-office duties, including scheduling appointments and greeting clients. Won second place on Empire Beauty School Winter Wonderglam Instagram contest, was held across the United States by Empire Education Group.

  • Cosmetology
  • Cutting
  • Up-selling
  • Washing and drying
  • Customer consultation
  • Cuticle trimming safety knowledge
  • Facials and makeup applications
  • Customer buying habits
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Relationship building
  • Highlights and lowlights
  • Nail art
  • Haircolor
Work History
02/2023 to Current Cosmetology Student Stonebridge Companies | Edgemont, CO,
  • Completed basic styles for regular customers by using strong blow-drying and curling abilities.
  • Assisted hairdressers with cutting, coloring and styling hair to maintain salon workflow efficiency.
  • Assisted front desk by answering phone calls, taking appointments and checking clients in.
  • Studied advanced techniques to develop proficiency and better serve customers.
  • Consulted with clients on current trends and offered advice on flattering cuts and styles.
  • Prepared clients for hair cuts and styles with soothing shampoo work.
  • Answered telephone calls to provide information and schedule new appointments.
  • Performed basic housekeeping duties such as sweeping, taking out trash and collecting dirty linens for wash.
  • Helped get clients' hair ready for treatment by shampooing and conditioning at wash station.
  • Offered exceptional service and support to walk-in and scheduled customers.
  • Freed up stylists to focus on customers by personally handling basic tasks such as restocking supplies.
  • Minimized infection risks by using required solutions and procedures to clean and sanitize tools.
  • Sterilized cutting equipment and refilled hair product bottles to assist hair stylists during busy periods.
  • Assisted hair stylists with colorwork by applying base colors and toners.
  • Answered phone calls and emails to schedule client appointments.
  • Offered professional cuts, color services and extensions to salon customers.
  • Performed manicures, pedicures, paraffin wax treatments and full nail sets.
  • Maintained high number of return customers through precise cutting, coloring and styling of clients' hair.
  • Educated clients about products and self-maintenance for healthy hair based on needs and preferences.
  • Consistently received positive performance reviews from guests.
  • Shampooed, conditioned and rinsed guests' hair using salon-exclusive products while educating clients on product benefits to increase product sales.
  • Built strong and lasting rapport with clients through consistent delivery of requested services and exceptional results.
  • Evaluated client needs and recommended treatments and strategy to achieve desired results while maintaining hair health.
  • Styled hair, makeup and nails for customers for special events and occasions.
  • Helped customers select styles for special events such as prom and formal dances.
  • Entertained children during cuts to allow guardians to fully focus on appointment services.
03/2022 to Current Bar Supervisor Lvmh | Lake Grove, NY,
  • Remedied issues quickly and effectively through active listening, conflict resolution and dynamic communication skills.
  • Maintained front desk's concierge book to provide visitors with access to relevant local information.
  • Explained security policies and procedures to guests and hotel staff to promote visitor confidence and safety.
  • Participated in team-building activities to enhance working relationships.
  • Actively listened to customers' requests, confirming full understanding before addressing concerns.
  • Increased customer satisfaction by resolving issues.
  • Maintained energy and enthusiasm in fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrated respect, friendliness and willingness to help wherever needed.
  • Managed bar inventory, restocked supplies and placed orders for spirits, beer, wines and mixers.
  • Explained daily specials and beverage promotions to exceed daily sales goals.
  • Kept detailed inventories and notified management of ordering needs for liquor, beer, wine and bar supplies.
  • Checked ID cards and verified bar guests were of legal age.
  • Purchased supplies according to expected demand.
  • Completed bar opening and closing procedures.
  • Adhered to state laws regarding alcoholic beverage services and customer regulations.
  • Worked with distributors to add new products to bar menu.
  • Conducted regular inventory count to keep bar and drink supplies stocked, avoiding expensive rush orders.
  • Followed strict recipes and drink measurements to minimize product used.
  • Implemented drink prep procedures, significantly reducing wasted stock.
  • Handled cash accurately and prepared nightly deposits.
  • Closed out cash register and prepared cashier report at close of business.
  • Scheduled bands, singers and musicians for live music nights.
  • Strategized plans to increase bar revenue through innovative promotional concepts, specialty drinks and customer-focused events.
  • Designed special drink and cocktail menu items for seasonal offerings.
  • Took customer orders and capitalized on opportunities to sell special beverage and food options.
  • Improved customer service rankings by resolving issues quickly and accurately.
  • Increased profits with enhanced inventory oversight and strategic pricing adjustments.
  • Maintained high standards of customer service by staying up to date on bar and menu options and providing effective food recommendations for guests.
  • Motivated and disciplined employees and implemented new mentoring program, which increased worker morale.
  • Determined business needs by acquiring client feedback for process improvements.
  • Kept alcoholic beverages well-stocked and organized to meet expected demands.
  • Maximized customer service by training staff, overseeing operations and resolving issues.
  • Guaranteed optimal beverage stock by assessing inventory and collaborating with owners for corrective action planning to limit expenses.
  • Reduced labor costs by improving employee schedules and workflows to capitalize on individual strengths and better meet forecasted customer demands.
  • Capitalized on opportunities to advance operations and mixology knowledge, enhancing customer service with refined and current expertise.
  • Merged productivity initiatives while complying with restaurant policies and procedures.
  • Consulted with managers to organize special events and promotions.
  • Followed all safety requirements for alcohol service and maintained network of available ride services for inebriated customers.
  • Assisted servers with specialty drinks orders by preparing on-demand items without delay.
  • Crafted popular cocktail menu for customers preferring liquor and spirits to wine.
12/2021 to 04/2022 Beauty Advisor Ulta Beauty Inc. | City, STATE,
  • Assisted with routine checks and diagnostic testing by collecting and processing specimens.
  • Directed patients to exam rooms, fielded questions and prepared for physician examinations.
  • Scheduled appointments, registered patients and distributed sample pharmaceuticals as prescribed.
  • Collected and documented patient medical information such as blood pressure and weight.
  • Kept medical supplies in sufficient stock by monitoring levels and submitting replenishment orders .
  • Documented vital signs and health history for patients in clinic and hospital environments.
  • Obtained client medical history, medication information, symptoms and allergies.
  • Taught patients about medications, procedures and care plan instructions.
  • Sanitized, restocked and organized exam rooms and medical equipment.
  • Helped clients achieve desired looks for daily wear and special events by designing makeup strategies for each scenario.
  • Suggested treatments and styles to suit customer appearance and fashion choices.
  • Met sales goals, supporting organizational health through consistent and reliable service.
  • Assessed customer hair texture, treatment history and desired outcome to determine services required.
  • Monitored current trends to understand fashions and better serve customer needs.
  • Demonstrated cosmetic application best practices to achieve desired styles.
  • Recorded notes for future reference about customer preferences and services delivered.
  • Maintained counter and display areas for cleanliness and organization.
  • Recommended specific hair and beauty products to meet individual customer needs.
  • Promoted additional products and services to increase sales numbers and revenue with diverse selection.
  • Helped customers feel relaxed and comfortable through conversation and personal relatability.
  • Arranged merchandise to present visually appealing displays and attract clientele.
  • Processed payments, entering sales in register for prompt customer service.
  • Created memorable customer experiences, adding bonus services such as head and neck massages during appointments.
  • Scheduled customer appointments and rearranged individual time slots to meet demand.
  • Analyzed customer skin to assess conditions and skin type and suggest products and treatments.
  • Developed community reputation through commitment to customer satisfaction and strong client relationships.
  • Kept work areas, tools and equipment clean and properly sanitized to minimize disease transfer and health risk of shared environment.
  • Wrapped, boxed and weighed bakery department products.
  • Stocked merchandise, clearly labeling items, and arranging according to size or color.
  • Listened to customer needs and desires to identify and recommend optimal products.
  • Monitored customers for signs of security concerns and escalated issues to management.
  • Managed efficient cash register operations.
  • Opened, shelved and merchandised new products in visually appealing and organized displays for optimal sales promotions.
  • Processed accurate credit, debit, check and cash sales transactions.
  • Conducted product demonstrations to highlight features and redirect objections to positive aspects.
  • Built customer loyalty and retention by delivering excellent shopping experiences.
  • Prioritized helping customers over completing other routine tasks in store.
  • Developed strong rapport with customers and created positive impression of business.
  • Created inviting environment for customers by maintaining store organization and cleanliness.
Expected in 06/2023 to to Certificate | Cosmetology Education Empire Beauty School, Aurora, CO, GPA:
Expected in 01/2019 to to Medical Assistant Certification | Medical Assistant Concorde Career College - Aurora, Aurora, CO GPA:

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School Attended

  • Empire Beauty School
  • Concorde Career College - Aurora

Job Titles Held:

  • Cosmetology Student
  • Bar Supervisor
  • Beauty Advisor


  • Certificate
  • Medical Assistant Certification

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