Skip to comments.Why Hairdressers Are Secure: Their Jobs Can't Be Exported
Posted on 07/04/2012 5:57:30 PM PDT by MinorityRepublicanEdited on 07/04/2012 6:08:33 PM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]
Before, during and after the recession, demand for one sort of worker has been persistently stronger: jobs that involve assisting or caring for other people—from fast-food workers to home-health aides to nail polishers.
These occupations have one thing in common: They aren't easily automated or outsourced abroad. "You can't send people to China or India for a haircut," says Israel Kakuriev, 37 years old, who has been cutting hair in midtown Manhattan for the past 20 years. Nor is there, yet, a robot that can cut hair or hold the hand of an elderly woman with Alzheimer's or do all the chores that flight attendants do.
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I expect her to own a string of salons....and making more money than I am.
Fast-food restaurants begin outsourcing drive-through order-taking
The flaw in his logic is that if enough jobs are exported, there won’t be enough people able to afford hairdressers. They will just cut their own hair, or friends will cut each other’s. And forget fast-food workers — I’ve found it easier, cheaper, and more nutritious to bring leftovers from home and warm them in the office microwave.
It says (no joke) on the box that it won't work with "tight, curly hair" i.e. black hair.
Plus they can have special “cash only” pricing and can barter their services.
Smart kid you got there. #;^)
“She’s good. Real good”
I can honestly say that most women search and search for a good hair stylist. When we do find one... we KEEP them! I tip mine very nicely because I’ve been through the “will it ever grow out and look normal again” phase.. more than once. Good ones (like your daughter) are GOLD!
Waiting for the Mod to delete this Post in 3, 2, 1...
(gasp) Why it's so obvious no one ever thought of it before!
Gunsmiths around my area typically get around 75 bucks per hour with a 45 dollar initial fee to to look at your gun. They are usually swamped with business and turn a lot of business away.
I guess those folks need to buy the “Hair Wiz” from post 17, the commercial says you can use it to “trim those bushy sideburns” :)
My hairdresser comes to our house, for the girls and me. When Bill, young Beau Handsome, needs extra styling he goes to her. Her son is in my Cub Scouts den, and she’s an epic flake, but she can sure cut hair.
Bet you right wing nuts didn't know it was possible to pander to my base and help the economy at the same time!
Come on. John Roberts would never approve something stupid like that.
Oh, wait. Nevermind.
Its pretty hard to mess up a marine-style buzz, I guess.
LOL, that’s awesome!
Who is that?
The jobs can’t be exported, but workers can be IMPORTED. I work with the elderly and many of the workers in retirement homes are foreign.
Wow! You found one to come to your house, too?!! I found my hairdresser about ten years back. I was having a difficult time scheduling appointments around nap times/feeding times and it showed! A friend of mine suggested her and I was thrilled! She can cut everyone in the family. The only styling she doesn’t like to do is perms (fine with me since I just highlight). She makes a good living and told me she started an “at your home” business for Mom with young kids/elderly who no longer drive/people recovering from surgery etc... She is booked solid. Good talking to you TC! I haven’t seen your name in a while. Missed you terribly!!
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