Beauty Industry Hiring Resource Guide

While hiring efforts may be at a stand-still for most of the beauty industry, we’ve already begun speaking to many of our clients on how to approach restart and reengage the beauty industry once they’re ready to regroup and get back to retail sales.

Professionally, the industry has certainly taken a hit and many brands may be missing key sales talent when stores reopen. In response, we wanted to share with everyone a curated list of communities and resources, both free and paid, that you and your team can use to find top beauty talent.

Cosmetic Peeps Facebook Group

The Cosmetic Peeps Facebook group is a community of over 52,000 members and it is free for any member of the beauty industry to join. You can post an unlimited amount of jobs and integrate right through the group. We recommend linking talent to an applicant tracking system or personal email address so that there is a more organized process for you to gather information about interested applicants.

Cost to post: FREE

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AllWork Beauty Talent Pool

AllWork Beauty is a free resource that AllWork provides to the beauty industry to help connect brands and retailers to top talent across the country. While this resource is usually exclusively for Allwork clients, we’ve opened up the site to the entire beauty community to help everyone connect during COVID-19. It is free to join and your job posts are active for 30 days. This talent pool of beauty advisors, makeup artists, fragrance specialists, and hairstylists is already over 65,000 members — and growing! You can review and organize applications and even message members right through the platform.

Cost to post: FREE

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Beauty Matter Job Board

BeautyMatter is a content hub for the beauty industry that publishes highly curated news and exclusive original pieces by thought leaders and beauty insiders. With so many people loosing jobs during COVID19, all job listing on their career section are free until June 1st.

Cost to post: Free until June 1st with the code JOB2020

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The Beauty Scout

The Beauty Scout was founded by 25-year beauty industry veteran Stacey Roney. As a former cosmetics buyer for Nordstrom, she saw first hand how challenging recruiting both freelance and executive talent could be and laughed her own platform for connecting beauty industry professionals to top opportunities. The platform also includes a company profile and video interviews.

Cost to post: $1 for a basic monthly membership with the code BEAUTY98

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CEW Beauty Industry Job Listings

CEW is a professional organization with more than 10,500 members from over 3,500 companies in the beauty and retail industries. Their job listing center lets you reach all of their members with a variety of job listing packages and options to highlight your job for additional exposure.

Cost to post: Starting at $150/job post

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Beauty Cast Network

The Beauty Cast Network is a collection of tools and resources designed to help beauty and wellness employers, licensed professionals and students connect. Multiple jobs can be listed and updated as often as necessary for no additional cost. They also have a mobile app you can use to view applicants and profiles on the go.

Cost to post a job: Starting at $69.99 for 90 days of unlimited job listings

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WWD Careers

Women’s Wear Daily is arguably one of the largest sources of news in the fashion and beauty space. Their career center lets employers post jobs and search candidates through a variety of advertising options. This one may be the most expensive, but you will reach all of their daily readers through the job feature email blast and they have partnered with Career Cast to distribute your listing through a variety of additional advertising partners.

Cost to post a job: Starting at $249/30-day job listing

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Beauty School Job Boards

While this one isn’t a specific job board, it’s worth mentioning that many beauty schools also have alumni job boards that you can use to post jobs and recruit talent. Why not go right to the source where you know you’ll be reaching qualified graduates? A few include Makeup Designory, Chic Studios, and Academy of Freelance Makeup. Usually, it’s as simple as emailing their HR or alumni department and asking to be included among their alumni job board.

Do you know of another job listing source for the beauty or retail industry that isn’t mentioned above? Email us at and we will add it to the guide!