Toxic Workplaces

How one stylist tackled workplace bullying

by HSA Admin • September 18, 2020

We’ve talked a lot about bullying at HSA – what it looks like in your salon, some tips to manage it, and the warning signs of toxic workplace culture. Recently we chatted with HSA Ambassador Lily about what happened in her workplace, and the steps she took to try and stop it. When Lily started […]


New research tackles the emotional labour of hair styling

by HSA Admin • August 14, 2020

At HSA, we talk a lot about mental health and well-being, and the emotional workload that just gets accepted as part of the job. For a lot of our clients, they’re dealing with issues at home, like family violence, mental health, that they can’t tell their friends or workmates — so they tell us, their […]


How to identify a bully in your salon

by HSA Admin • August 7, 2020

Workplace bullying is a MASSIVE problem, and not just in the hair and beauty industry. Nearly 3/4 of workers will be bullied at some point in their lives, and it’s one of the main reasons why people choose to switch jobs. At HSA, we’re on a mission to end workplace bullying and to change the […]


5 signs you’re stuck in a toxic workplace

by HSA Admin • July 2, 2020

Have you ever had that feeling where you just feel sick going into work? You’re already bracing yourself for the drama and stress before you’ve even walked in the door, and you think, why is it like this? Unfortunately, 48% of Australian workers think their workplace has a negative impact on their mental health. A […]


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