July 17, 2014
Maggie needs to figure out how to add staff members without overcrowding her 300-square-foot salon.
Keywords: hiring nail technicians
May 2, 2014
Maggie is finding that being a boss is a learning experience.
Keywords: employee issues hiring nail technicians
August 27, 2013
Don’t overlook experiences in the school-affiliated salon and extracurricular activities, experts advise.
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May 28, 2013
You hired her, trained her, helped fill her book, and now she’s leaving the salon. What will you tell the clients?
Keywords: client issues client relationships hiring nail technicians nail technician team-building
February 12, 2013
Nail tech Kimberly Martin impressed interviewers with a book that showed off her skill range. Now she uses it to show clients what she can do.
Keywords: creating a portfolio hiring nail technicians interview skills
March 5, 2012
Amy Davis recently founded NEMCEA, the Nails, Esthetics, Massage & Cosmetology Employment Agency.
Keywords: hiring nail technicians recruiting
January 24, 2012
Simple mistakes can cost you a new job, according to Patricia D. Sadar, a 20-year veteran of human resources management and author of Congratulations…You Aced the Interview and Congratulations…You’re Hired. Here are some tips from Sadar to acing your interview.
Keywords: finding a job hiring nail technicians interview skills
November 16, 2011
One of the most important decisions you make as a salon owner is the staff you hire. Do you have a system in place to make sure you’re hiring the right person?
Keywords: finding/retaining staff hiring nail technicians owner issues
August 19, 2011
You might recognize the name Alisha Rimando from her many years on the competition circuit and as a much-sought-after international educator. Well now she’s married and working at Red Door Spas as the national training director of nail services. And she’s looking for more than a few good techs to join her.
Keywords: hiring nail technicians salon profiles
July 21, 2011
When visiting the Washington D.C. metropolitan area, we couldn’t just stop at just one salon since we don’t get over that way too often. Follow along as we discover unique salons in D.C., central Maryland, and northern Virginia.
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June 7, 2011
Here are some pieces of advice on how to put together your portfolio, what to say during your interview, what to bring and what to wear, plus where to look for salon jobs.
Keywords: career handbook creating a portfolio finding a job hiring nail technicians interview skills
November 1, 2009
Current and former salon owners share their personal insights on the things they would go back and change, if only they could.
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September 1, 2008
“The award-winning M&M Nails and Wellness Center is currently holding auditions for a dream team member,” reads salon owner Maisie Dunbar’s recruitment postcard. “I send it out to schools as well as names I get from beauty business search engines,” she says.
Keywords: hiring nail technicians Maisie Dunbar marketing/promotions recruiting
June 1, 2007
Opening your first salon can be the most exciting time of your life — and the most challenging. Follow along as salon owner blogger Robbie Schaeffer applies for construction permits, decides of design details, and starts the hiring process.
Keywords: hiring nail technicians opening a new salon OPI products salon decor/design
March 1, 2007
According to a NAILS’ survey, almost one in five salon owners has turned away clients because the salon lacks an adequate number of nail techs. But with a little creativity, it’s possible to reach out to candidates inside and outside the beauty industry and attract a new crop of recruits to the profession.
Keywords: finding/retaining staff hiring nail technicians recruiting