The hair and beauty industry is about style, fashion and creativity.  Most people entering into hair and beauty profession do so are outgoing, have a passion to create and love to communicate with others.  As the industry is competitive it is important that your Junior Hairdresser CV / resume shows that you have the qualities that an employer will be looking for.

Skills and qualities to be highlighted on your Junior Hairdresser CV / resume

Your personal profile is the first thing that an employer will usually read on your Junior Hairdresser CV so you should make sure that it describes you positively and gets the reader to carry on reading.  Demonstrate that you are confident, able to get on with people, love working in a fast paced and changing environment and that you are reliable .  As you will be advising clients and encouraging them to make decisions, make sure you highlight your customer service and communication skills.

If  you have recently qualified and do not have a great deal of experience, you should highlight your qualifications and any work experience or work placement you have carried out in your Junior Hairdresser CV / resume.  Most employers will not expect you to have a long work history; however if you can impress them with evidence that you have made the effort to find work it will certainly be in your favour – so highlight it.

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Many people underestimate the value of voluntary charity work on your CV / resume can have on prospective employers you have done any voluntary or charity work this should also be highlighted.

The same thing also applies to the hobbies and interests section of your Junior Hairdresser CV /resume.  Remember the reader of your CV / resume will probably have many CVs to read and consider for interview.  If your hobbies and interests  make you seem interesting or show that you have the personality to fit in with other employees, that might give you the advantage over another candidate.

Always remember that your Junior Hairdresser CV / resume should be a reflection of you.  Many interviewers find it annoying if they read a CV invite someone for interview only to discover that the person they are interviewing does not match the person on paper.

The free sample hairdresser CV  below can be used as a template for a recently qualified hairdresser seeking working in a salon or in the hair and beauty industry.

Before you send out your CV / resume make sure that you get someone suitable to read it, check for spelling and grammar mistakes.

Free Sample Junior Hairdresser CV 

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Anna Bodi

A hard-working, reliable, confident and lively individual with excellent communication skills who is able to engage and get along with a wide range of clientele.  A highly sociable person who enjoys working within a team atmosphere and can be relied upon to work effectively on her own using her initiative to ensure all tasks are completed on successfully.Having recently qualified as a hairdresser after completing her Level 2 Apprenticeship, she is now looking for a permanent role in a salon / company where she can add experience and gain further knowledge of the industry.
Key Skills:
  • Excellent communication skills – both verbal and written
  • Excellent time-keeper with good organisational skills
  • Fast learner able to quickly grasp and implement new concepts and techniques
  • Highly creative with a good knowledge of latest fashions, styles and trends
  • Fully aware of current Health & Safety regulations
Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship in Hairdressing
Sep 2010 -Sep 2012
Passed Level 2 Diploma (NVQ) in Hairdressing
This is a recognised Apprenticeship in Hairdressing which covers the following academic topics:


  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Biology
  • Anatomy
  • Physiology
  • Mathematics
  • English

Units covered in working environment:

  • Providing hairdressing consultation services
  • Shampoo, condition and treat hair and scalp
  • Change hair colour
  • Style and finish hair
  • Set and dress hair
  • Creatively cut hair using a variety of techniques
  • Reception duties
  • Promote products and additional services
Work Experience:
Salon Junior
July-Sept 2012
  • Reception duties including taking bookings and answering enquiries
  • Meeting and greeting clients on arrival
  • Ensuring clients were comfortable in the salon
  • Washing and applying shampoo and condition prior to haircuts
  • Keeping the salon tidy and clean in accordance with Health & Safety regulations
Anytown Community School 6 GCSEs Grades B – D in Mathematics, English, ICT, Double Science and History 2002 – 2009
In my leisure time I enjoy ballroom dancing, swimming and stand up comedy which I perform live in local venues. I also have a passion for travel and have combined this with my love of nature to recruit and organise voluntary workers for many animal charities.

References are available on request

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Before you send out your Junior Hairdresser CV/resume, you should make sure you have an effective cover letter that can be sent along with your CV / resume

Go to our sample CV cover letters section if you are looking for great example cover letters in your field to introduce your CV/resume to a prospective employer.

Once you have constructed a great CV and a covering letter that will impress, upload your CV / resume online and get found by recruiters looking for your skills.  Then search for a job in your country and overseas, find the latest jobs and start applying instantly.

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