Business - Topic : continuing education

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On My Mind: Invest in Yourself

March 1, 2008  | Article

Hannah Lee's letter from the editor.

Keywords: continuing education   networking   On My Mind  

Educate Yourself and Then Educate Your Clients

January 1, 2008  | Article

As an overachiever in the realm of education, I wonder how many techs feel the same way I do.

Keywords: As I See It   building your clientele   continuing education   educating clients   manufacturers educators  

2007 Salon of the Year: M&M Nails & Wellness Center

August 1, 2007  | Article

M&M Nails & Wellness Center wins 2007 Salon of the Year award. Owner Maisie Dunbar calls it "the pinnacle of my nail career."

Keywords: CND   continuing education   customer service   marketing/promotions   private labeling  

My Biggest Challenge Is…

November 1, 2006  | Article

A career in the nail industry has its fair share of rewards, but with it can come issues that challenge even the most die-hard professional. From finding it difficult to retail products to being allergic to chemicals in the salon, it seems almost every nail tech has some concerns regarding her occupation.

Keywords: allergic reactions   communicating with customers   continuing education   cosmetology schools   customer service  

Crunching the Numbers

October 1, 2005  | Article

In a few states, continuing education is the law, and I believe that continuing education is the key to staying abreast of the trends. And, being on top of the trends translates into profits!

Keywords: continuing education  

Learn Something New Every Day

October 1, 2005  | Article

This issue is packed with ideas on education: the state of it, ideas on reforming it, complaints about it, praise for it (what else would you expect from a magazine that bills itself as “Advanced Education for Nail Professionals”?).

Keywords: As I See It   continuing education  

Getting Down to Business

October 1, 2005  | Article

Need a good reason to get more business education? Salon owner Millie Haynam highlights the importance of not just relying on your technical prowess. From marketing and money management to people skills and PR, business skills are vital to making your salon a success.

Keywords: continuing education   marketing/promotions   networking   owner issues   retailing  

Pass It On: Become a Mentor

October 1, 2005  | Article

Being a mentor is more than a time commitment. Yes, you pass on your knowledge, and yes, your salon can benefit by grooming new employees. But mentoring also lets you pass your passion on to a new generation of nail professionals. Here are three stories of impassioned techs who passed their fire on to new people in the industry — and the very concrete rewards they still find in it.

Keywords: apprentice programs   continuing education   mentoring  

Are National Licensing Standards a Good Idea?

May 1, 2004  | Article

The idea of setting national licensing standards for nail techs is a big topic and not something everyone will agree upon.

Keywords: continuing education   Darlene Feric   national licensing   reciprocity  

Make a Wish: Nail Techs Tell Us Their Hopes for the New Year

January 1, 2004  | Article

We called nail techs and salon owners around the country to find out what’s on their wish list for the nail industry. From better education to an improved economy, here is what some nail technicians are hoping to see in 2004.

Keywords: continuing education   professional image   professionalism   state licensing  

Continuing Education Means Keeping Your Mind Open

September 1, 2003  | Article

Is the problem the schools themselves? Is the problem that students are not motivated? Is it that once in a salon, new nail techs cannot earn a living quickly enough to stay motivated?

Keywords: continuing education   cosmetology schools  

Just My Opinion: Continuing Education Raises Industry Standards for Professionals and Clients Alike

May 1, 2003  | Article

Your clients should be learning about new products from you, the trusted beauty professional. Would you go to a doctor who had not updated his medical skills for many years? Of course not, and we should have the same expectations from our employees and ourselves.

Keywords: continuing education   Just My Opinion   Marc Spilo   Spilo  

What Worries You?

April 1, 2003  | Article

What concerns you most about your business right now?

Keywords: continuing education   Diana Bonn   diversion   economy   finding/retaining staff  

Twice as Old, Half as Wise?

February 1, 2003  | Article

As we celebrate 20 years, what have we learned as an industry?

Keywords: consumer press   continuing education   discount salons  

Are We an Industry of Know-It-Alls?

February 1, 2003  | Article

Continuing education is key to the future growth of the industry. So why is it not getting the attention it deserves? Have nail techs and manufacturers become disenchanted with continuing education and relegated it to the back burner?

Keywords: continuing education   education   schools  

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