Importance of Education
Name – Jalaja Gaddam
Profession – Beautician
Designation – Owner
Organisation – Pooja Beauty Parlour
Age – 37
City – Warangal
Work Experience (Years) – 13
Professional Qualification – 6 Months Beautician Course
Please give us a summary of your Career.
Having a zeal for beauty, I decided to become a beatucian. Then I chose to learn the beautician course. I have been trained for 6 months.
Then, with a little budget, I opened my own beauty Parlour. I’m a constant learner. There I expanded my business. I even attend outdoors for bridal makeups and train my students in the beautician course where I teach them about varied things such as hair treatments, eyebrow threading, Mehendi, pedicure, manicure, dandruff treatment, gunshot, permanent hair straightening, hair coloring etc.
Please describe your current Job Responsibilities.
I’m a beautician. My normal day work starts at 10 am in the morning and ends at 8:30 in the evening. I attend customers and make them feel happy by making them look more beautiful. This gives me a sense of satisfaction in my job.
I coach a batch of 5 students for 2 hours daily. In this course, I train them on various things such as mehendi, haircuts, eyebrow threading etc.
Along with my two assistants, we take care of the beauty Parlour.
Average Income in Beautician Profession in the current scenario
Starting out/Fresher – 0-2 Lakhs Per Annum
5 Years of Experience – 0-2 Lakhs Per Annum
10 Years of Experience – 2-5 Lakhs Per Annum
15 Years of Experience – 2-5 Lakhs Per Annum
20 or more Years of Experience – 5-10 Lakhs Per Annum
How do you rate the Income Potential in your career?
On an average, how many hours do you work per day?
More than 9 hours
On an average, how many days in a week do you work?
All 7 days
How often are you required to work in night-shift?
Does your work require you to travel?
Does your work require you to relocate to different town/cities?
How would you consider the job security in Beautician profession?
Would you consider Beautician Profession Risky?
Overall, how would you rate Work-Life Balance in Beautician Profession?
Overall, how would you rate Job Stability of Beautician Profession?
What are the different ways of entering this profession?
One should have a certified beautician course and have a training session for about 3 months.
How would you rate Stress-Level in your Profession?
How would you rate your office/work infrastructure?
How would you describe your co-workers?
Generally speaking, your work is
Overall, how would you rate Work-Culture in your Profession?
Importance of Education in Your Profession
Would you say that Education from top School/College plays a major role in the success in this Profession?
What level of Education is sufficient to be successful in this Profession?
Would you say that Studious students are generally successful in this Profession?
How would you consider the Cost of Education post 12th?
At present, which institutes are best for the education of Beautician profession?
Beauty parlors with good experience.
What is the cost of education (post 12th) of this profession at present?
Overall, how would you rate the role of Education in your Profession?
According to you, what kind of person is likely to be Happy & Successful in your Profession?
First Personality Trait – Prefer working alone or in small groups and focus on few tasks at a time
Second Personality Trait – Focus on possibilities and value innovation to come up with creative solutions to problems
Third Personality Trait – Prefer to make decisions by being sensitive and cooperative to others feelings
Fourth Personality Trait – Prefer to keep flexible plan and keep options open
Fifth Personality Trait – Prefer to seek new experiences and create new things
Sixth Personality Trait – Prefer to be self-disciplined and organised
Seventh Personality Trait – Prefer to be cooperative and compassionate
Eighth Personality Trait – His/Her Family and Friends agree that S/he is usually relaxed, calm and happy
Please provide details
One should be calm and patience. Always be available to your clients. Maintain good quality products.
What are some of the positives, which would encourage someone to join your Profession?
This work gives a sense of being economically independent.
It provides great work-life balance
When viewed from an income point of view, this job gives a decent amount of money.
There is less risk in this field, as demand for the beautician in only growing.
Even you can train your fellow beings in making them economically independent.
You meet new people from different cultures and learn a lot.
What are some of the negatives that you would want someone to be aware of when considering a career in your Profession?
Pricing my services isn’t easy. For example, if I increase the price of the Facials, then my customers would quickly disapprove it.
Should have a good knowledge of products used, else, you run a great risk of spoiling someone’s beauty.
Should be good at training your assistants, if this is not done properly, then there is the chance of spoiling your business.
Recognition in your Profession
What is your family’s view of your Profession?
My Family is Impressed
What is Friends’ view of your Profession?
My Friends are Impressed
What is Society’s view of your Profession?
Society is Impressed
Overall, how would you rate the Recognition aspect of your Profession?
General Information of your Profession/Business
What kind of family’s financial background can maximize success in this profession?
It Doesn’t Matter
What is the ease of starting own business in this field?
How easy is it to move to a different country in this profession?
Maybe Easy for Few
Now you have several years of work experience and you have seen professions of others. If you are taken back to 10th/12th class and allowed to pick a profession, then which profession will you pick and why?
I may continue my further studies and have a software job.