May 13, 2013
Have you been telling your students about opportunities for licensed nail techs at Walgreens and Sephora? If not, you should be.
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April 29, 2013
Discharging an associate, particularly one who has been with you for some time, will always be stressful for both you and her. Be certain to go about it methodically and with forethought.
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April 18, 2013
Last year saw the re-launch of the African American Manicurists Association.
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April 15, 2013
TextUs.Biz is an app for PC, Mac, or iPad that allows the salon to use its existing landline telephone number to text messages back and forth with customers.
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April 12, 2013
DOT — Data. Organizing. Tracking. That’s the acronym behind the Dot Organizer created by nail tech Colleen VanDurme of Premiere Salon in Dansville, N.Y.
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March 18, 2013
It’s almost time to pay the taxman. If you haven’t filed your returns, don’t fret. These tips can help ease the pain.
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March 18, 2013
In February, the Allied Health Association launched a beauty industry-related blog dedicated to providing useful research, new trends, resources for professionals, and industry news.
March 13, 2013
As much as she loves doing nails, Dana Gonzalez-Kurtz, owner of Artistry of the Nail at Salon Shibumi in Portland, Ore., draws the line at doing things that eat into the profits she’s entitled to.
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March 13, 2013
Donald Trump may have given apprenticeship some glamour, but aspiring nail techs have been completing these hands-on training programs for years pre-dating the hit show “The Apprentice”. (And instead of hearing “you’re fired,” nail tech apprentices hear “you’re licensed!”) Before you sign up for an apprenticeship, take on an apprentice at your salon, or set out to get your state’s laws changed on the subject, here’s what you need to know.
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March 1, 2013
Ever dream of leaving the four walls of your salon behind to forge your own path? Mobile businesses and home-based salons offer alternative career opportunities — and challenges.
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February 28, 2013
You know you’re good, but how is that potential new employer going to know it? Dress nicely, speak clearly, and demonstrate your passion for your industry and you’ll be sure to stand out.
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February 27, 2013
The Allied Health Association has launched a free beauty industry job board dedicated to providing information about job openings nationwide.
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February 25, 2013
The Milady Education Network features online courses, videos, articles, and everything else you need to build the career of your dreams.
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February 21, 2013
For busy salon owners who can’t quite find the time to put together marketing materials each month, Lisa Marie Arnold, Inc. and Social Media Proxy have partnered to bring you Ready, Set, Go Campaigns.
February 20, 2013
NAILS Magazine has made it to our 30th anniversary — and we want to help you get to your 30th career anniversary too! We present 30 timeless tips, culled from our three decades of experience, to help you build your book, run your nail salon, and, dare we say it, retire.
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