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Melissa Smith
Home: 692-123-1234 Cell: 789-543-5432

68-15 Randolph Avenue
Oak Park, IL 60302


ABC School of Hair Design Cosmetology, Chicago, IL, May 2008
Spent over 1000 hours studying hair styling as well as color and treatments for certification
Awards: Received Award for Hardest Work Ethic with Certification

Oak Park River Forest High School, Oak Park, IL, May 2007
Overall GPA 3.0
Clubs: Paint/Sketch Club, Theater, Yearbook Committee
Athletics: Cheerleading Squad Captain


Hair Stylist and Colorist, Swan Beauty Parlor, Chicago, IL
Fall 2009-present

  • Colored and treated hundreds of clients' hair with state of the art techniques
  • Introduced Brazilian Keratin treatment to the salon
  • Scheduled appointments for clients with myself and other employees
  • Was selected employee of the month twice since start of employment for attention to detail and customer service
Hair Stylist, Sweet Dreams Beauty Salon, River Forest, IL
Summer 2008 - Fall 2009
  • Cut and styled hair, specializing in hairstyles for bridal and prom parties
  • Responsible for waxing and threading
  • Learned how to apply Brazilian Keratin treatment

Assistant/Receptionist, Oak Park Beauty, Oak Park, IL
Fall 2006 - Summer 2008
  • Greeted and welcomed clients into the waiting area, serving coffee and tea as well as taking coats
  • Scheduled clients' appointments with all employees
  • Swept cut hair and cleaned shampooing stations

Other Experience
  • Lead role in The Sound of Music, Spring 2007
  • Headed the Yearbook Committee Fall-Spring 2007 and designed the cover
  • Designed and painted a mural on one side of Oak Park River Forest High School representing the city of Chicago as part of a fundraiser for Child Cancer Research, Spring 2006
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