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Hello please help i have a dilema I have been offered a job at Clarins and a job at a local Spa but what job should i take??? I have my level 2 in Beauty and i am currently studying my Level 3 but what to do?? The hours are the same. The pay about the same. I feel Clarins may be good option as it a large company but the Spa I will be able to perform more of my treatments i have learned.. Help any advice or things to think about may help.
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Congratulations on gettin not one but two jobs!!

I know its a hard decision but for me personally I would not look at the money at all I would look at what prospects the job has and where you want to be in the future.

For example if you wish be an experienced therapist and maybe be a salon manager, or even own your own salon in the future then take the spa job which you said would give you more practical experience.
If you want something based more on skin analysis and the retail side of things (which I do not know much about to be honest) go for Clarins.

The way I always look at it is think about which job will give you the best experience to get to your dream job, and what employers of that dream job are looking for.

Hope this help and good luck in whatever job you decide to take!

Zoe x
 

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ive worked for clarins and they are very heavy on sales and it just wasnt for me! but the experience was great and the training fantastic! you couldnt fault it!

it all depend on which direction you want to ur career to take!!


is it clarins therapist or counter staff? (skin specialist) as this involves nothing but retail! and i really missed it when i worked on counter! i think if u love doing treatments and clients - go for the spa! but if you like a fast paced job the go for clarins!!

good luck which ever path u take!!

do a pros/cons list for each!!
 

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Thankyou for your replies x They have a red room so I assume I will do treatments in there. How long did you work on counter?? x
 

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i was on counter for just over a year, and was therapist for a few months, it was a really good experience, and i did cover a few different counter so travelled round a bit too. i learnt alot about sales, but so glad im back in a spa!
 

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Thankyou for your replies x They have a red room so I assume I will do treatments in there. How long did you work on counter?? x

Let us know what you decide :)
 

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Hello, sorry to hi jack your thread, but I've just arranged a telephone interview with Clarins. Could you give me an idea of the type of questions they are likely to ask. Good luck with your decision.
 

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Does anyone know if Clarins supply mobile therapists? x
 

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I used to work for Clarins and no they don't supply mobiles. You need to be a salon with at least 2 treatment rooms and the product start-up cost is somewhere around £8k!!!!
 

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Ouch!!! Are there any decent product lines out there who WILL supply mobile and home therapists? Sigh...
 

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The Spa. My first job was at Stobo Castle 6 years ago and it was the best place for me to start. It set me up for hard work. It wasn't the best place to work however amazing for my C.V. When I left i was head hunted 3 times! xxx
 

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Ouch!!! Are there any decent product lines out there who WILL supply mobile and home therapists? Sigh...
Gerards as used in Richard Branson's Necker Island spa!
 

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Gerards as used in Richard Branson's Necker Island spa!
Thanks weezie, they seem just what I'm looking for! E-mailed them already x
 

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I can;t answer your original post, but I can tell you that when I worked for Clarins while I was completing Level 3 (about 9 years ago), you couldn't work in the treatment rooms until you had level 3 and had done their training. x
 

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I have worked in a spa and it is hard work back to back treatments all day every day but the experience you gain in a short time is fantastic if i were you i would defo go with the spa job
good luck with which ever one you choose
 

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Hi wondering if u could help me...
First ov all well done on ya new job..could I just ask, I made an application with clarins my self online, how long is it until they get back to you? When I spoke to head office the said there are several stages, first stage the system makes the decision if you go through to the second stage,how's tat work?
Xxxx
 

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