hair salon assistant resume example with 5+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,

Hardworking employee with customer service, multitasking and time management abilities. Devoted to giving every customer a positive and memorable experience.

  • Organizational Skills
  • Friendly, Positive Attitude
  • Good Work Ethic
  • Team Management
  • Problem Resolution
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Supervision & Leadership
  • Customer Service
  • Active Listening
  • Team Building
  • Reliable & Trustworthy
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Fluent in Spanish
  • Planning & Organizing
  • People Skills
  • Cash Register Operation
  • Customer Consultation
  • Appointment Scheduling
  • Decision Making
  • Creativity and Originality
  • Clear Communication
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Microsoft Office
  • Desktop and Laptop Computers
01/2021 to Current Hair Salon Assistant Jones Lange Lasalle Inc. | Manhattan Beach, CA,
  • Assisted with sweeping up hair and wiping down stations to keep salon clean and sanitary.
  • Checked in customers for appointments and notified stylists of clients' arrival.
  • Processed payments, took appointments and assisted with management of flow of patron visits when needed.
  • Performed relaxing head and scalp massages for customers.
  • Maintained client records within computer system, gathering personal contract information, treatment needs and style preferences for use upon future visits.
  • Applied specialized shampoos and other hair products to treat scalp illnesses, hair loss or damage due to poor treatment or excessive exposure to elements.
  • Recommended haircare products to patrons based on hair type and style preferences, offering input on washing and styling regimen for greater convenience and health.
  • Stocked inventory items and prepared inventory reports.
  • Welcomed, seated and prepared clients for services by snapping waterproof drape gown in place.
  • Sanitized and arranged scissors, combs, brushes and other styling tools in addition to sweeping and laundry.
  • Assisted hairstylist with washing, blow-drying and styling.
  • Readied foils and mixed color and other chemicals to prepare for hair coloring, bleaching and highlighting.
  • Rang up customers by processing payments and promoted products to increase sales.
  • Directed clients to different salon locations, promoted hair products and answered customer questions.
03/2018 to Current Assistant Manager Sears Hometown & Outlet | Goodlettsville, TN,
  • Organized schedules, workflows and shift coverage to meet expected business demands.
  • Maintained inventory accuracy by counting stock-on-hand and reconciling discrepancies.
  • Delegated daily tasks to team members to optimize group productivity.
  • Collaborated with store manager to develop strategies for achieving sales and profit goals.
  • Enforced company policies and procedures to strengthen operational standards across departments.
  • Directed and led employees, supervising activities to drive productivity and efficiency.
  • Coached team members and delivered constructive feedback to promote better productivity and build confidence.
  • Completed inventory audits to identify losses and project demand.
  • Delegated tasks to team members based upon skill level and to achieve organizational goals.
  • Initiated inventory control measures to manage and replenish stock, maintain cost levels and meet customer demand.
  • Assisted supervisor in evaluating employee performance and cultivating improvement initiatives.
  • Implemented training processes for newly hired employees and supervised department managers, shift leads and production personnel.
  • Led employee performance evaluations and rewarded top performers to retain quality personnel.
  • Resolved customer inquiries and complaints requiring management-level escalation.
  • Remained calm and professional in stressful circumstances and effectively diffused tense situations.
  • Recruited and trained new employees to meet job requirements.
  • Reviewed completed work to verify consistency, quality and conformance.
  • Interviewed prospective employees and provided input to HR on hiring decisions.
  • Completed thorough opening, closing and shift change functions to maintain operational standards each day.
  • Delegated work to staff, setting priorities and goals.
08/2017 to 11/2021 Store Manager Spirit Halloween LLC | City, STATE,
  • Trained and mentored associates to teach daily tasks and procedures.
  • Balanced sales, reconciled cash and made bank deposits to facilitate opening and closing duties.
  • Managed inventory tracking and physical inventory counts to minimize loss.
  • Monitored employee performance and identified performance gaps for corrective action.
  • Prepared weekly schedules to verify proper floor coverage within fiscal guidelines.
  • Delivered excellent customer service and adhered to standard practices to maximize sales and minimize shrinkage.
  • Updated and maintained store signage and displays.
  • Established store tactics and strategies to achieve operational performance and sales goals.
  • Showcased and built visually appealing displays and signs to encourage customers to buy specific products.
  • Built relationships with key customers and stakeholders to grow business networks and locate new opportunities.
Education and Training
Expected in 06/2023 to to Associate of Science | Cosmetology El Camino College, Torrance, CA GPA:
Expected in 06/2018 to to Cosmetology License | Cosmetology Education El Camino College, Torrance, CA GPA:
Expected in 06/2007 to to High School Diploma | Leuzinger High School, Lawndale, CA GPA:

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School Attended

  • El Camino College
  • El Camino College
  • Leuzinger High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Hair Salon Assistant
  • Assistant Manager
  • Store Manager


  • Associate of Science
  • Cosmetology License
  • High School Diploma

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