June 1, 1994
There’s good news and bad news in this year’s income study: nail technicians’ average weekly income from services dropped by $15, but retail commissions and employment benefits are on the rise.
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June 1, 1994
On one hand, we are excited to finally have these detailed industry statistics, which include the employment benefits nail technicians receive, how much they spend on supplies, and what they earn in tips, among many other factors. On the other hand, it was discouraging to see that the average weekly income of professional nail technicians has dropped.
Keywords: As I See It income service pricing
January 1, 1994
In a special focus group, NAILS talked to booth renters and salon owners about how well booth rental works in their salons and how to head off conflict over setting prices, maintaining quality standards, and paying for advertising.
Keywords: booth rental compensation systems
July 1, 1992
Gathering adequate information helps you spot bad checks – and recover funds when checks bounce.
June 1, 1992
An incentive-based compensation program that’s tied to pricing motivates nail technicians while increasing the salon’s bottom line. It’s a win/win situation for everyone.
June 1, 1992
You can earn more money in the nail business by continuing your education, offering a variety of services, and by simply sticking with it.
Keywords: compensation systems salary survey
January 1, 1992
I suspect that many nail technicians who classify themselves as “independent contractors” may not be at all. I urge salon owners and booth renters to take a closer look at their situation before the IRS decides to take a closer look.
Keywords: booth rental
December 1, 1991
All you have to sell are your time and your service. Have the confidence to raise your prices, back them with education, and know you’re worth it.
Keywords: service pricing
September 1, 1991
Does it matter where you buy nail care supplies? And what’s at stake when products designed for professional use are available to the general public?
May 1, 1991
If a nail technician splits with the salon owner the profits on any retail she sells (just as she splits the cost of her services) the nail tech would have a tremendous incentive to sell more.
Keywords: As I See It commissions retailing
April 1, 1991
Sky-high premiums, unfair restrictions – it’s enough to make anyone sick.
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February 1, 1991
The first thing you should know about the difference between being an employee and being an independent contractor is that the choice may not be up to you. Stay on the right side of the law ... and the IRS.
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