June 29, 2012
Through her Nail University, Shari Finger offers continuing education for nail techs. “Our non-product-specific approach allows the student to receive help with the products she is using every day — or a generic product will be supplied at no extra charge,” she says.
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January 1, 2011
After 24 years in the business, salon owner Shari Finger is a pretty good resource for how to prevent burnout. See what keeps her from getting bored.
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September 1, 2009
Shari Finger, owner of Finger’s Nail Studio, suggests cutting payroll hours, inventory, supplies, and insurance costs to make a dollar go farther.
Keywords: money salon finances Shari Finger staff management
April 29, 2009
Upcoming educational events include the first Global Artist Forum in Kansas, LCN Master Classes taught by Somer Downes, and Shari Finger's Nail University in Elgin, Ill.
Keywords: continuing education LCN Shari Finger
September 1, 2007
Nail technology school tries to give techs a good foundation for a successful career, but it often falls short. We polled a few of our peers – fellow nail techs and educators – to find out what gems of misinformation they encountered as students and as trainers.
Keywords: cosmetology schools Erin Snyder Dixon Maggie Franklin Maisie Dunbar nail education
February 1, 2007
Flash back to the ‘90s to catch up with past AVAs winners. Six Salon of the Year and Nail Technician of the Year Award recipients share their professional and personal triumphs since winning.
Keywords: AVA Awards California salons Cathy Neben Chicago salons Debra Schoaff
January 1, 2005
Mastering the art of nail enhancement application is downright frustrating. Follow my 5-step program and you to will be doing sets and fills in an hour.
Keywords: filing techniques hand filing Shari Finger time management
April 1, 2004
I think superstars are people like Shari Finger, who has been running a nails-only salon for 17 years and has probably trained a few hundred nail technicians during that same amount of time.
Keywords: Amy Becker Maisie Dunbar Mary Metscaviz professional image Renee Borowy
December 1, 2003
They walk through your doors during the holidays for a special treat and then you don't see them again for a year--or worse, ever. Holiday clients give your business a welcome boost once a year. Here we give you tips to help you turn holiday clients into regulars.
Keywords: building your clientele client gift ideas coupons email marketing gift certificates
December 1, 2003
Shari Finger, veteran salon owner, details different types of incentive programs to keep employees' spirits up during the holidays.
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September 1, 2001
Many salons have implemented beverage service into their offerings, creating a new retail profit center.
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March 1, 2000
Keywords: My Other Life Shari Finger
May 1, 1998
The nail industry is a great place for working mothers- if you’re organized, educated and know how to prioritize.
Keywords: CND Galaxy Nail Products Jim Nordstrom Kym Lee Linda Nordstrom
November 1, 1996
What started in 1992 as an offshoot of NAILS Magazine to organize professional nail technicians and be a vehicle to provide low-cost insurance, is now a trade organization to be reckoned with.
Keywords: associations Debbie Krakalovich Maggie Boyd Nails Industry Association Nilsene Privette