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Heard It Through the Grapevine: Recruiting Techs

May 1, 2008  | Article

To hear salon owners tell it, recruiting new techs is no easy feat. To help, we asked techs to tell us how they learned about their current position. More often than not, the connection was made through informal networking.

Keywords: finding a job   finding/retaining staff   recruiting  

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  

Keep the Momentum Flowing

April 1, 2006  | Article

You love being a nail tech and are happy with your career choice, but how do you keep the momentum building and avoid the proverbial rut? Knowing what motivates you, creating a positive work environment, and communicating with team member are just a few ways to ensure you don’t hit too many bumps along the way.

Keywords: business   finding a job   work life balance  

Showcase Yourself

November 1, 2005  | Article

When looking for a new employee, or even a booth renter, salon owners seek professionalism — and a well-crafted resume or portfolio is one way to demonstrate this. If you have wondered how to put together a cover letter, resume, or portfolio, wonder no more. Here is the information you need to get you started.

Keywords: creating a portfolio   finding a job   interview skills  

4 Assistant Programs: Four Salons Do It Their Way

January 1, 2004  | Article

Looking for a sure-fire formula to make an assistant program pay in your salon? Four salon owners prove it’s as simple as meeting everyone’s needs — yours, theirs, and the salon’s.

Keywords: customer service   finding a job   finding/retaining staff   nail tech assistants  

After School Activities

December 1, 2002  | Article

Graduating from cosmetology school is only the beginning of what can be a fulfilling career in the nail industry — provided you take a step in the right direction. Knowing where and how to look for the perfect job and keeping up to date with trends are only a few things you can do to be successful right from the start.

Keywords: booth rental   building your clientele   continuing education   finding a job   professional image  

How to Find a Good Salon

May 1, 2002  | Article

Good nail techs are in short supply these days, making them a hot commodity among the thousands of under-staffed and over-extended salons in the country. While salon owners are out looking to recruit good techs, techs should also be out looking for good salons. Here we give you a guide to get you started on your search.

Keywords: finding a job  

Enough Already? Are There Too Many People for Too Few Jobs?

June 1, 1998  | Article

According to the government, there is an oversupply of cosmetologists for available work. Salon professionals tell a different story. Is the industry over-crowded, or has the government come up with some faulty statistics?

Keywords: finding a job   job choices  

Is Desairology for You?

December 1, 1997  | Article

Desairology is an aspect of cosmetology that takes maturity, courage, and a lot of loving care. For nail technicians who have these special qualities, caring for the nails of the deceased can be a meaningful part of their career.

Keywords: alternative careers   finding a job  
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