November 1, 2001
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.
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.
August 1, 2000
Running three bustling nail departments is not an easy task, but Sherry Williams seems to have it down to a T-as in training.
December 1, 1997
There’s a serious shortage of well-trained nail technicians, but don’t wait around for cosmetology schools to solve it. Salon owners need to get involved in the campaign to recruit —- and groom — a new generation.
March 1, 1997
This New Jersey salon owner works with middle-schoolers to show them not only the nail business, but what working is all about.
October 1, 1996
It’s not always easy to network with other salon owners, since all of us are so busy, and many of us keep our business dealings “close to the vest.”
December 1, 1995
New nail technicians are diamonds in the rough. Here’s how salon owners help neophytes polish their skills to perfection.
March 1, 1994
Train your already skilled new-hire your way and you’ll have an employee to be proud of.
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.
February 1, 1993
Encouraging teamwork and mutual support, especially with new nail technicians, is essential to long-term salon success.
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