Career Changers: Restaurant Server to Cosmetologist

Next Class Starts: Dec 30th
Next Class Starts: Dec 30th

Blog May 09 2017

Cosmetology is an industry for anyone who loves beauty, working with people, and learning throughout their career. That’s why many people choose to transition into the industry from another. Are you currently a restaurant server, waiter, waitress or bartender? Are you looking to change your career? Cosmetology could be the perfect path for you!

Why A Server Would Be a Good Cosmetologist

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You Can Continue to Work With People

Servers in restaurants are notorious for being outgoing. This is one skill that easily transfers into cosmetology. Everyone loves an outgoing and charismatic stylist or makeup artist! Being outgoing can help ease a client’s anxiety and help build trust. Take your skills from the table to the salon floor!

You Can Handle Working in a Crowd

You’ve totally mastered the dinner rush, so working on a bustling salon floor isn’t anything new. Working with the public is a talent you honed a long time ago. Working with people can sometimes be a challenge, but it’s definitely rewarding!

You Can Manage Money

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Tips are a part of your daily routine, and cosmetologists know that feeling. Cashing out customers is easy at this point, and it can be the same as a stylist, makeup artist, or another beauty pro. Managing cash comes naturally!

You Need a More Flexible Schedule

Servers often work late nights and weekends, and with a job as a cosmetologist, the schedule is much more predictable. Many stylists and makeup artists can choose their own schedules. You don’t have to work odd hours any more! Unless, of course, you want to!

Ready For a Change?

Ready to make the leap into something new and exciting? Here at Bellus Academy, we can help you! We offer cosmetology programs at all four of our locations. Call the campus nearest to you to find out how to get started!

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