New Talent Program

Unique U Salon & Day Spa provides a unique opportunity for new and experienced stylists to grow as professionals and individuals. Unique U Salon & Day Spa’s New Talent program is an advanced, in-salon training program that helps grow and develop salon professionals through proven business systems, skills, and practices.

This program allows selected licensed professionals to develop and refine their technical and guest relation skills. Our objective is to create industry professionals committed to success, customer service, and professionalism. Unique U Salon & Day Spa wants to help you learn the business skills that will make your career help elevate your potential, both personally and professionally.

With our training, you will learn all aspects of first class salon delivery - technical cutting, coloring and styling, as well as consultation, guest relations, and product recommendation. We will import the skills and confidence required to exceed the expectations of every guest.

As an alternative to an apprentice program, Unique U Salon & Day Spa’s New Talent program creates an ideal atmosphere to develop great talent.


About the Program

  1. Weekly In - Salon training classes

  2. Extensive and structured curriculum

  3. One on one technical training/evaluations

  4. Working daily on the floor with a Coach

  5. Technical requirements to rate your progress

  6. Opportunities for self-promotion

  7. Participation in fashion shows and photo shoots

  8. Understanding the daily operations of all the aspects of the salon business through Management assistance, front desk training, and salon maintenance.


Core Curriculum

Months 1 - 3

During this introductory phase you will be familiarizing yourself with our salon culture, you will help provide shampoos, as well as blowouts to salon guests. You will be given the opportunity to observe the Unique U team while attending the New Talent technical training. Throughout this process you will be evaluated on your client interaction skills, professionalism, appearance, time management skills, team interaction, overall attitude, and work performance.

Earn hourly pay plus tips.


Months 4 - 6

Following the first 3 months of New Talent Training, you will be introduced to the salon floor as a New Talent stylist. You will be accepting haircut and style appointments as you continue to familiarize yourself with our color systems. In addition, you will continue to attend New Talent technical training. Your skill developments will include: Foundational Haircuts, Color Theory, Color Systems, and Placement Technique Systems.

Earn hourly pay plus tips.

Months 6 - 8

This part of your training experience elaborates on your Haircutting and Hair Color Skill Development. At this time, you will begin incorporating hair color services into your client service list.

Earn hourly pay plus tips.

Months 9- 12

This is the final phase of your initial training in the New Talent program. At this stage, your training experience will include: Career-Pathing and Goal setting for your success, trend collections and progressive techniques. In addition, you will be learning to apply master technical skills, contemporary color techniques, and continuing to cultivate your talent.

Earn hourly pay plus tips.

Upon successful completion of the New Talent Program, there will be a final testing phase, a performance review, and Audition to graduate from the program. The stylists that demonstrate mastery of the program will be invited to stay with Unique U Salon & Day Spa.


Career Details


The New Talent work week is approximately 35-40 hours. New Talent will be required to attend a class one day per week. Classes will vary in topic and length based on the New Talent’s needs. This will be a non-paid mandatory class.


A current local state Cosmetology License, technical tools, professional communication/customer service skills, professional appearance, a motivated commitment to growing your skills and knowledge and full time availability.

The Benefits

At Unique U Salon & Day Sap, we understand the importance of security and benefits when seeking a career-oriented environment. We are proud to offer the following benefits after 12 Months of full time employment:

  • Medical Insurance

  • Professional Liability insurance

  • Paid Vacation

  • Guaranteed Salary & Commission

  • Retail incentives

  • Complimentary Salon Service with New Talent

  • Discount Spa service

  • Fashion Shows/Events

  • Generous Retail Product & Service Discounts

  • Education fund

  • In salon education

  • Station Product

  • Networking Opportunities

  • Great Work Environment