Topic : staff retention

1 - 11 of 11

Let the Ideas Flow

October 1, 2007  | Article

Everything grows better in fertile soil. It’s time to start enriching the salon atmosphere to get the most valuable and productive ideas yet. Whether you are the owner or an employee, there is always room for new ideas.

Keywords: meetings   staff meetings   staff motivation   staff retention  

Have the Courage to Let Bad People Go

January 1, 2005  | Article

It is better to turn down business, referring business to another salon, than to keep employees that I cloud your space with their negative attitude. 

Keywords: firing staff   Maisie Dunbar   Maryland   staff management   staff motivation  

9 Ways to Keep Techs Happy

October 1, 2003  | Article

Prevent employee turnover from turning your salon upside-down by providing a work environment that attracts and retains your business’s most valuable asset. (Hint: Money isn’t all that matters.)

Keywords: finding/retaining staff   recruiting   staff retention  

On the Couch: NAILS Responds to Your Sticky Situations

January 1, 2003  | Article

For this month’s On the Couch, we turn to Kim Stevens, owner of Puttin’ on the Tips Salon & School in Ocala, Fla. A cosmetologist for the past 20 years, Stevens has taught extensively, competed successfully, and worked as a distributor sales consultant. She was also an educator for Creative Nail Design for 12 years.

Keywords: staff retention   tiered pricing  

Policies and Procedures: Word Power at Work

November 1, 2001  | Article

While not legally required, an employee handbook provides employees with a roadmap to success in your business by clearly communicating your vision and their role in it, as well as the policies and procedures they need to live by at work.

Keywords: employee issues   policies and procedures   staff management   staff retention   staff training  

Reader to Reader: Should a Beginning Tech Earn the Same Wages as a Senior Tech?

September 1, 1997  | Article

Most nail techs agree that seniority should bring a higher price. 

Keywords: service pricing   staff retention  

Honor Thy Nail Tech

June 1, 1997  | Article

Franchise salon owner makes recommendations for other owners considering adding nails to the service menu.

Keywords: adding new services   building your clientele   client scheduling   hiring nail technicians   Maureen Volpe  

Teach Your Children Well

March 1, 1997  | Article

This New Jersey salon owner works with middle-schoolers to show them not only the nail business, but what working is all about. 

Keywords: recruiting   staff retention   staff training  

How to Fire Employees—The Practicalities and Legalities

August 1, 1992  | Article

When you have no choice but to let an employee go, follow these important steps to protect yourself from angry ex-employees and from the labor board.

Keywords: firing staff   staff management   staff retention  

Managing the Twenty-Something Generation

April 1, 1992  | Article

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?

Keywords: hiring nail technicians   recruiting   staff management   staff retention   youth marketing  

Awards and Incentives Produce Top Employees

October 1, 1991  | Article

Keeping staff happy, satisfied, and fulfilled can be the biggest challenge salon owners face. Yet, somehow, many salon owners and managers retain employees long-term and manage to keep them happy. What innovative programs are salon owners implementing? What do employees really want?

Keywords: incentive structures   staff retention  

Featured Products & Promotions   |   Advertisement

Market Research

Market Research How big is the U.S. nail business? $7.3 billion. What's the average service price for a manicure? Dig into our decades' deep research archives.

Industry Statistics for

View All


FREE Subscription

VietSalon is a Vietnamese-language magazine and the sister publication to NAILS. Click the link below to sign up for a FREE one-year subscription.

Subscribe to NAILS & SAVE!

Get a free preview issue and a Free Gift
Subscribe Today!

Please sign in or register to .    Close
Subscribe Today
Subscribe Today