self employed barber resume example with 17+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor

I have been in the hair industry since 2006, I've completed an apprenticeship, managed salons and then opened my own salon and Over these years I have found I have a passion and fire in my belly to learn more and help others. Having spent most of my years in barbershops, I have had many conversations with customers relating to mental health, and many social issues men and women face today. This is something I am extremely passionate about. I often find myself problem solving with clients, activly listening, allowing a safe place for them to speak and open up. Wanting to educate my self and others to help make a change in thier life and community. I have learnt over the years through my job and life it's self that the world isn't black and white. There is grey of every colour there also. I want to help

I am egar to learn new things, I can be assertive, passionate and dedicated. I will put in 110% effort in everything I do.

  • Great Communication skills
  • Staff management
  • Rosters
  • Business related Social media
  • Business Management
  • Building connections with people
  • Listening
  • Enthusiastic and eager learner
  • Exclusive
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Quick Learner
  • Team Collaboration
  • People Skills
  • Good Work Ethic
  • Friendly, Positive Attitude
  • Critical Thinking
  • Supervision & Leadership
  • Reliable & Trustworthy
  • Customer Service
  • Problem Resolution
  • Training & Development
  • Basic Math
  • Organizational Skills
  • Conflict Resolution
Education and Training
Volona Academy Cannington, Expected in 09/2009 Cert 3 Plus Principle in Hairdressing : Hairdressing - GPA :
Bullsbrook Collage Bullsbrook, Expected in High School Diploma : - GPA :
Hair Cuttery - Self Employed Barber
Voorhees, NJ, 05/2022 - Current
  • Handle all My own book keeping and Advertising of My business
  • Handled all my own finances and paid all my bills
  • Handled all covid crisis needs when applicable
  • Maximized profits and sustained operations through implementation of new sales strategies and marketing promotions.
  • Order my own stock
  • Resolved customers concerns with knowledgeable and professional approach.
  • Pre-booked future appointments to increase repeat business, also sought my own clientele.
  • Handled incoming phone calls and scheduled appointments.
  • Responded to customer inquiries by phone, email and in person.
  • Pursued continuing education and training to stay up to date with new trends and techniques.
  • Updated appointment calendar and set shift schedules.
  • Met with customers to discuss style options, preferences and special requirements.
Deepak Mardania - Hair Salon Manager
City, STATE, 01/2016 - 05/2022
  • Managed 2 salons for the owner or the years at some stages, both at the same time.
  • Managed over 15 staff members
  • Handled all covid protocols
  • Conducted job interviews
  • Promoted client retention through high-quality service and follow through.
  • Regularly evaluated employee performance, provided feedback and assisted, coached and disciplined staff.
  • Monitored and tracked salon product contracts and deliveries.
  • Placed inventory orders, monitored shelf stock and tracked expenses.
  • Addressed customer problems quickly and according to service standards
  • Trained and mentored team members to achieve optimal performance and meet challenging business targets.
  • Scheduled employees and oversaw customer appointment calendar.
  • Focused on retaining clients by keeping client report cards, which detailed personal services and purchases.
  • Opened salon to prepare for daily demands by setting up registers, counting totals and organizing all needed supplies.
  • Conducted regular meetings to brief employees about salon's success and announce sales goals.
  • Increased customer loyalty and brought in new customers with targeted marketing and service strategies.
  • Established and updated schedules to meet expected coverage demands and capitalize on individual employee expertise.
  • During tenure, hired, developed and managed more than 15 staff.
  • Utilized successful strategies for sales, customer service and daily operations to continuously improve overall business and customer base.
  • Enforced safety procedures in accordance with facility policies and government regulations.
  • Supervised banking procedures, cash flow and accounting processes.
  • Scheduled employees and made sure all shifts had adequate coverage.
  • Met and exceeded personal sales targets by applying excellent upselling skills and product knowledge to match each customer with optimal selections.
  • Organised continues staff training
  • Managed multiple apprentices
  • Liaised woth shopping center center management
  • Had and met KPI
  • worked closely with salon owner, maintaining professional relationship.
  • In charge of all social media for both salons.
  • Meeting with sales reps.
Nick Pulfer - Senior Barber
City, STATE, 04/2006 - 06/2016
  • Completed 4 year apprenticeship
  • Stock ordering
  • Banking
  • Training apprentices
  • Running salon at times when needed
  • Problem solving
  • Sanitized equipment and parts and maintained work areas in neat fashion.
  • Resolved customers concerns with knowledgeable and professional approach.
  • Handled incoming phone calls and scheduled appointments.
  • Pursued continuing education and training to stay up to date with new trends and techniques.
  • Responded to customer inquiries by phone, email and in person.
  • Developed long-term relationships with customers, increasing repeat business.

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School Attended

  • Volona Academy
  • Bullsbrook Collage

Job Titles Held:

  • Self Employed Barber
  • Hair Salon Manager
  • Senior Barber


  • Cert 3 Plus Principle in Hairdressing
  • High School Diploma

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