March 5, 2012
Amy Davis recently founded NEMCEA, the Nails, Esthetics, Massage & Cosmetology Employment Agency.
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.
May 1, 2008
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.
August 1, 2007
Bartenders have barbacks, helping to keep glasses clean and bars well-stocked, and hair stylists have assistants, helping to clean and prep the hair for styling, so what about nail techs? Can hiring cosmetology students or new graduates as assistants help your salon make more money?
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.
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?”
November 1, 1997
A recent government study recommended that Title IV funding be cut for cosmetology and other proprietary schools because there was a “surprise of trained workers” in those fields.
October 1, 1997
In 1996, 490,000 employees left jobs in salons.
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.
September 1, 1994
Salon Design on a Dime22 photos
Lots and Lots of Ocelot9 photos
A pointed brush used for intricate nail art, especially suited for painting flowers.
What is causing the deep horizontal ridges and swollen cuticles in my client’s nails?
How do you track your sales and other records throughout the year?
Is there a business-related New Year’s resolution you find yourself making every year?
Do your clients ask about polish being “three-free”?
Reader to Reader: Are you still loyal to the product brands you learned with in nail school?
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NAILS Magazine - December 2012
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