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.
September 1, 2005
No one ever said finding a good nail technician would be easy, but it’s not impossible either. Keep reading to learn about hiring strategies, incentives, and benefits that just might make you bid adieu to your frustrations.
October 1, 2000
Do you have what it takes to open your own salon? Or are you at a loss as to where you should even begin? What you need are the general principles and practices of salon ownership and a checklist to evaluate your. With all of the media available today, resources abound when it comes to opening your own salon.
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?”
June 1, 1997
Franchise salon owner makes recommendations for other owners considering adding nails to the service menu.
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.
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.
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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