Review a list of frequently asked interview questions for hair dressers and stylists.
Hair Stylist Interview Questions
Why do you like styling hair?
How many clients do you typically see in a day? In a week?
What kind of establishment are you interested in working in?
How do you connect with clients?
Why are people important to you?
Have you ever dealt with an irate customer?
Do you have an artistic background?
Do you have experience in waxing or esthetics?
Why are you interested in the beauty industry?
Have you done anything to further your education?
How do you keep up on style trends?
What is the biggest challenge in a hairdressing career?
What would your salon colleagues say about you?
Do you work to targets? If so, how often do you hit your targets?
Have you worked retail in a salon before? Would you feel comfortable doing so?
Why do you want to work at this salon in particular?
How do you handle multitasking? Tell me about a time when you had to handle many responsibilities at once.
Do you work better as a part of a team or on your own? Why?
What do you think defines good customer service?
Do you have a work portfolio you can show me?
How would you describe your personal style?
General Job Interview Questions
In addition to job specific interview questions, you will also be asked more general questions about your employment history, education, strengths, weaknesses, achievements, goals and plans. Here's a list of the most common interview questions and examples of answers.