December 1, 2003
Shari Finger, veteran salon owner, details different types of incentive programs to keep employees' spirits up during the holidays.
Keywords: compensation systems employee issues holidays incentive structures Shari Finger
September 1, 2003
If your salon team isn't performing as well as you'd like, it could be because of your leadership. Study the systems that will assist each employee in achieving her best: mission statement, employee evaluations, staff meetings, coaching for individuality, and rewards.
Keywords: employee issues staff management
August 1, 2002
Investing in a security system for your salon can deter theft, provide protection for staff members and lower your insurance premiums.
Keywords: employee issues insurance owner issues salon security salon surveillance
October 1, 2000
Is multi-level pricing a solution for keeping the best nail technicians satisfied and motivated in their jobs? Some salons say yes, indeed.
Keywords: customer service employee issues finding/retaining staff service pricing
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?”
Keywords: employee issues hiring nail technicians recruiting working with schools
September 1, 1997
A growing number of salons are using non-compete agreements to protect their salon from unfair competition with former employees. The question is, are they all they’re cracked up to be?
Keywords: booth rental employee issues independent contractors
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.
Keywords: booth rental employee issues income salary survey service pricing
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.
Keywords: advertising/promotions computer systems employee issues hiring nail technicians opening your own salon