Wondering if barbers are blessed with some benefits, and how their everyday life looks like? If you wish to become a barber, here are all the perks that may interest you!
- You are your own boss
If you end up opening and running your business you will manage to do everything on your own. Both barbers and hairdressers have the privilege to work at their own pace and preferred working hours. If you are someone who needs flexibility, you will love barbering!
- You will get a lot of tips
Did you know that almost every customer will leave you a 20% tip? This applies even to customers that aren’t fully in love with the outcome. You should give them what they’ve asked for and you’ll always walk out with a generous tip!
- You can travel
Barbers are often quite flexible and they can travel whenever or wherever they feel like. If you prefer your freedom and you love to do everything under your own rules, you’ll manage just fine!
- You are meeting loads of different people every day
Lastly, if you are a chatty person and you are an extrovert, you will love your job! One of its biggest perks is that you get to meet so many new people each day. You can also meet some new friends through your profession, and not a lot of professions are lucky enough to have this.
CPBA offers free employment advice and guidance to their barbering learners. They also offer free barbering courses and work placement