Business - Topic : alternative careers

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Crowdsourcing: Have you ever thought of changing careers?

February 23, 2016  | Article

This month we asked nail techs: Have you ever thought of changing careers?

Keywords: alternative careers   crowdsourcing  

Cuccio Job Opening: Brand Manager and Director of Global Education

June 23, 2015  | News

Cuccio International is looking for a professsional nail technician to become its Cina Nail Art brand manager as well as Director of Global Education, Research and Development.

Keywords: alternative careers   Cuccio   job choices  

Do You Have What It Takes to Be a Great Manufacturer’s Educator?

May 19, 2015  | Article

You are busting at the seams to share what you know. Take our quiz to find out if you have what it takes to succeed in this demanding role.

Keywords: alternative careers   manufacturers educators   quiz  

Tech Tells Stories of Heroic Women

March 15, 2011  | News

After more than 20 years of painting nails — a very tiny, very temporary medium — nail tech Robin Moses wants to show the world her true passion: her work on canvas.

Keywords: alternative careers   artist profiles  

Not Your Normal Salon Job

January 18, 2011  | Article

In addition to salons, nail techs ply their trade in a range of locations — from military bases to senior homes — targeting different clientele across the world and bringing nail services to new markets.

Keywords: alternative careers   elderly clients   international   military nail techs   salon profiles  

Tech Finds Sense of Purpose and Community

December 1, 2010  | Article

San Diego-based nail tech Monica Leiper sums up her career in four words: “been there, done that.”

Keywords: alternative careers   elderly clients  

Beauty for a Good Cause

August 1, 2010  | Article

Keywords: alternative careers   breast cancer awareness   cancer   charity   chemotherapy  

Married to the Military

March 1, 2010  | Article

The reassignment of a spouse or fiancé in the military is difficult enough on a personal and emotional level, but it can also be tough professionally for nail techs who depend on loyal clientele.

Keywords: alternative careers   international  

Q&A With an MNT

August 1, 2009  | Article

A trained Medical Nail Technician has a lot to contribute to the care of podiatric patients. Grace Almleaf talked to NAILS about her new certification.

Keywords: alternative careers   medical pedicures  

Mobile Marketing

June 1, 2009  | Article

How do you attract clients when you have no storefront to draw them in? Target marketing, networking, and a little creativity can help mobile nail techs expand their businesses.

Keywords: alternative careers   business tools   California   Georgia   Illinois  

Park It at Lady La’s

February 1, 2009  | Article

Lady La’s Too Nail and Hair Salon in Highland, Mich., draws clients due to its unique location. Built in the LaFontaine Buick Pontiac GMC Cadillac dealership as a convenience to customers, it gets 95% of its clients from the dealership. Although only open for a few months, the salon already has repeat clients coming just for its services.

Keywords: alternative careers   salon decor/design   salon profiles  

Tech Finds Rewards in Tending to Homebound Clients

June 1, 2008  | Article

These clients are especially grateful for at-home manicures by Holly Schippers, but she's the one who says they provide something very special for her.

Keywords: alternative careers   CND   elderly clients   manufacturers educators   mobile salons  

The World at Your Fingertips

August 1, 2007  | Article

Ever dream of traveling the world with just the clothes on your back and your professional travel kit? Here’s what you could expect to find if you were a nail tech (or a client!) in other parts of the world.

Keywords: alternative careers   international  

A Dollar-and-Cents Case for a Nail Career

June 1, 2006  | Article

 I’d like to show that a nail care career offers an excellent option for career-oriented high-schoolers and those considering a career switch. The dollar figures make a compelling case for a nail care career.

Keywords: alternative careers   cosmetology schools   finding a job   job choices   salary survey  

Have Tools, Will Travel

June 1, 2005  | Article

Ever dream of getting out from behind the desk? Changes in the service industry have opened new opportunities to techs who want to stay in the business, but who crave variety in their environment.

Keywords: alternative careers   mobile salons  

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