June 1, 2000
Finding (and keeping) hard-working qualified nail technicians is one of the most pressing issues facing the beauty industry today. When the nail business is at an all-time high, we find ourselves asking what factors are contributing to this industry dilemma. It is time for us to stop asking, “Why?” and start asking, “What can we do to solve this problem?”
December 1, 1997
There’s a serious shortage of well-trained nail technicians, but don’t wait around for cosmetology schools to solve it. Salon owners need to get involved in the campaign to recruit —- and groom — a new generation.
June 1, 1997
Franchise salon owner makes recommendations for other owners considering adding nails to the service menu.
December 1, 1996
NAILS first heard of Ciao Bella when nail technician Dynise Rein- bold submitted the salons printed materials to the magazines 1996 Graphics Contest.
November 1, 1995
Keeping all your stations filled with qualified nail professionals is critical to the success of your business, whether you are a commission based or booth rental salon.
April 1, 1995
Industry, business, and government organizations can lend you a helping hand when starting a new business.
February 1, 1994
Use this simple standard test to judge objectively which job applicant has the technical skills you need.
October 1, 1993
Cosmo Connection carves a niche for itself by offering an innovative platform for searching nail professionals.
September 1, 1993
We can all learn from the mistakes of others, so read these words to the wise from salon owners who have made their share of mistakes along the way.
July 1, 1993
Finding a qualified skin care specialist is not unlike finding a good nail technician. Look for technical skills, sales ability, personality, and professionalism.
September 1, 1992
There’s more to getting the best jobs than just having great technique. Personality and presentation count for a lot with high-end salon owners.
April 1, 1992
In a new twist on an old lyric, baby boomers are calling today’s youth impossible to manage. Is the new generation of workers bringing us to the eve of destruction?
March 1, 1992
Weigh an applicant’s experience and aptitude, but don’t ignore such in tangibles as her personality and your intuition.
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