June 1, 2001
Naming a manager to tend to the day-to-day needs of your nail staff and clients and to cultivate the department’s growth can transform a department that’s underdeveloped or overlooked to a thriving salon profit center.
June 1, 2000
Should more states allow apprenticeships as a viable educational option for aspiring nail technicians?
August 1, 1999
Experience is the hardest teacher, but one of the wisest. So why not take advantage of others’ hard-earned advice when you have the opportunity? We asked several industry consultants what the most common mistakes are that salon owners make, and how our readers could avoid them.
February 1, 1998
You may suspect you have a personnel problem, but when your entire staff walks out, you know it’s time to change the way you do business.
August 1, 1996
The idea for the one-year-old cosmetology personnel agency grew out of DeVenuto’s own experience as a salon owner who often wished she could find temporary help.
April 1, 1996
Networking with other salons at a tradeshow, or even at an informal breakfast meeting can make many good ideas go a long way.
December 1, 1995
New nail technicians are diamonds in the rough. Here’s how salon owners help neophytes polish their skills to perfection.
October 1, 1995
10 ways to motivate and retain top staff
Keeping your clients happy is crucial but don't forget about your novice nail technicians.
January 1, 1995
Prevent issues from lingering and keep team informed with regular salon meetings.
Get ready! Predictions on where the nail industry is headed!
March 1, 1994
Train your already skilled new-hire your way and you’ll have an employee to be proud of.
This month's reader to reader column offers suggestions including simply talking directly to the offender.
October 1, 1993
Feeing like it’s time to throw in the towel at work? Before you wash your hands of the whole situation, think about what you can do to create more harmony between you and your supervisor.
January 1, 1992
If it’s your life, why don’t you have time? Here’s what you can do to protect yourself against eight time-wasters.
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Am I losing my touch applying acrylics?
Should I have a TV in my salon?
Is perfectionism on the job a blessing or a curse?
What’s the best way to recruit techs for a new salon?
Do I need a special permit to do medical pedicures?
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