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What to Expect

This webinar will cover:

Looking beyond the skills required for licensure and certifications: Of course you have to have technical skills to be successful in our industry—but what other skills are needed to help build successful professionals?

Emphasis on employer and school relationships: Do you know the importance of having relationships with employers? We'll cover the benefits that each party gets from a strong connection between the two.

Work readiness skills and the importance of them: Do you know the importance that work readiness skills hold? Help your students stand-out against competition and ensure your covering these topics!

Employer survey feedback: Feedback is critical in our industry. Without feedback we never know where we can grow. Learn how to set your students up for success utilizing surveys!

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About the Presenter

Marcia Haines-Bird

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Marcia is a dedicated professional with just over 40 years of experience in many divisions of the professional beauty industry. She is a stylist at her core, a state certified educator, state board testing examiner and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Occupational Education from Rutgers University. Her career has stretched from the salon, to senior management positions in education for manufacturers and administrator roles within schools of cosmetology.

As a recipient of the NF Cimaglia Educator of the Year, Marcia was acknowledged for her contributions to upholding the standards of excellence in education. The quote above defines what Marcia strives to instill throughout her training and in her own professional endeavors. She is featured in the “Spotlight on Success” section of the new Milady Professional Educator, 4th edition.

As a member of the Professional Beauty Association (PBA) she has served 3 terms on the Advisory Council for licensed professionals and currently sits on the Foundation Board of Directors. She encourages professionals to engage in their industry organizations to support their career path.

Marcia’s focus on creating great employees in the upcoming webinar series will highlight the soft skills that are synonymous with success in the service industry along with methods to support and coach the growth of these skills for long term career success.

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Already busy on October 4 at 12:00PM ET/ 9:00 AM PT?

Don't worry! If you can't attend this webinar, we're offering two other webinars with Marcia Haines-Bird: Successful Employability Skills and Behaviors, and Blending Employability Skills into your Curriculum. Enroll today!

What are employers are looking for from today’s graduates? Set your students up for success!


  • Will this webinar count toward Master Educator Credits?

    No, this webinar will not count toward Master Educator Certification credits.

  • Why should I attend this live webinar?

    Job placement rates matter to students and prospective students. How is your school's job placement rate? We'll cover how to prepare your students for success in their career by detailing exactly what employers are looking for in today's graduates. This is content you don't want to miss!

  • How do I attend this live webinar?

    Once you sign up for the live webinar on Milady Training you will receive an email with instructions for how to access it.

    You will be instructed to login to your Milady Training account and download Zoom Client to ensure a smooth process when the webinar begins.

  • How is this live webinar structured?

    Before the live webinar, you'll have a chance to download resources that will be useful to you during the training. During the live one-hour webinar, you’ll be able to ask questions within the chat, interact with other instructors, and share how you've benefitted from our live webinar. Following the live webinar, you can download your certificate of completion.

  • Will I get a certificate of completion?

    Yes. Immediately following the live webinar, you’ll be able to download your certificate of completion.

  • What if I miss the live webinar?

    Don’t worry. If you miss the live webinar, it will be available for purchase on-demand in late fall, along with the other two webinars, Successful Employability Skills and Behaviors and Blending Employability Skills into your Curriculum.

  • Is Milady offering other live webinars?

    Yes, we're offering two other webinars with Marcia Haines-Bird, Successful Employability Skills and Behaviors and Blending Employability Skills into your Curriculum.