October 1, 2008
Whether your aim is to compete professionally, or simply provide confident, skilled services, you must commit to practicing your craft.
Keywords: continuing education keeping your business competitive Lynn Lammers professional image
June 1, 2008
Milady U offers a new slate of online courses for professionals in the salon and spa industry.
Keywords: continuing education Milady
March 1, 2008
Hannah Lee's letter from the editor.
Keywords: continuing education networking On My Mind
January 1, 2008
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
August 1, 2007
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
July 1, 2007
Combat boredom in the salon by varying your routine and trying new things from time to time. Whether you’ve got a little downtime or you simply need to kick-start a new routine, there are many ways to re-energize and refresh your surroundings in order to up the entertainment factor of your job.
Keywords: adding new services business continuing education minimizing stress preventing burnout
November 1, 2006
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
February 13, 2006
The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation is now requiring eight hours of approved continuing education in order to renew a nail technician license.
Keywords: continuing education licensing state licensing
October 1, 2005
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 opinion columns
October 1, 2005
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
October 1, 2005
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
June 22, 2005
After 22 years of offering education in Canada, the North American School of Podology has expanded into the United States with a new name: North American School of Pedicuring
Keywords: continuing education pedicures
April 1, 2005
Giving back, taking time for yourself, and learning something new are all ways to reinvigorate your career ... and your spirit.
Keywords: combatting burnout continuing education mentoring motivation
March 3, 2005
It used to be that only instructors were required to take eight hours of continuing education units. Now licensees in North Carolina are also being asked to take CEUs.
Keywords: continuing education licensing North Carolina state licensing
January 1, 2004
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