Luxury Spa & Beauty Jobs Continue to Explode – Career Fair Gives Unemployed Opportunity to Explore Options

Poway, CA March 3, 2009 — As layoffs continue, the beauty industry continues to experience significant hiring growth, with jobs rising 31% in 2008 according to the Intl. Spa Association. To give locals an opportunity to explore the field, industry insiders are joining together to host a public career fair featuring world-renowned spa consultants and speakers, as well as top educators, salons, spas, and beauty equipment/product manufacturers giving insight on how to quickly break into the field. The event will take place at Bellus Academy, in Poway, March 9, 2009, 2-7 pm.

In 2008, Yahoo! named cosmetology as one of the top careers earning over $100,000 annually and the US News & World Report listed cosmetology as one of the ”best careers for a changing job landscape.” The training process is flexible and licensure or certification can be granted as soon as five months, allowing newcomers to quickly change professions and begin earning a significant income. The networking event will feature:

  • Exhibitor booths featuring local salons, spas and national product/equipment manufacturers such as iinLight, Intraceuticals, Murad, Wella and Pevonia   
  • Special guest, Stephen Moody, International Executive Director for Vidal Sassoon
  • Seminars hosted by successful spa consultants and educators re: education requirements, career options, business ownership and career advancement
  • Collaborative hair show from the finest salons in San Diego including Travis Parker Salon, DK Hair, and Phillips Edwards Salon

About Bellus Academy, The Academy of Beauty & Spa
Formerly known as The Poway Academy of Hair Design, Bellus Academy received the 2008 ”School of the Year Award” by national cosmetology publisher, MODERN SALON Media for pioneering five-star standards in beauty education. The Academy’s mission is to revolutionize the beauty school experience and generate renewed passion for the craft by offering a lifetime of inspirational, advanced education opportunities in all beauty and spa disciplines. The curriculum offers the most comprehensive professional training in all aspects of the beauty industry including hair design and sculpting, make-up artistry, esthetics, master medical esthetics, holistic health, massage, spa manicuring, and the most sophisticated business and marketing program designed to help develop business acumen. The academy also offers advanced education opportunities for existing salon and professionals seeking inspiration and to further their technical ability. The Academy is located at 13266 Poway Road, Poway, CA 92064.

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