January 15, 2014
While you’re looking for the perfect tech, the perfect tech is looking for the perfect salon! Know what makes your salon great so you can set yourself apart from other spas. How do you advertise? What’s your reputation in town? Do you have a niche clientele? Do you pay for and attend networking events/shows/training classes? Do you offer staff team-building opportunities — even if it’s a casual get-together one night a month? What benefits do you offer?
December 2, 2013
Prepare your students for the real world by engaging them with their classmates.
May 28, 2013
You hired her, trained her, helped fill her book, and now she’s leaving the salon. What will you tell the clients?
August 19, 2011
Team building is essential for a salon’s success and not as difficult as you think. Daily communication creates clear objectives and promotes participation by all.
February 1, 2010
A regular team meeting is essential for running a successful business.
January 1, 2010
Sure we love our clients and the work we do, but it’s our relationships with coworkers that can make the difference between a so-so work environment and a place we look forward to returning to day after day. NAILS asked readers: What do you do that’s special or unique at your salon to foster team spirit?
July 1, 2006
By developing and supporting the inner power of each member, salon owners can double as cheerleaders to develop an unstoppable salon team. From the moment they are hired, it’s your job to give team members the tools they need to excel and prosper.
January 1, 2006
Millie Haynam explains the hows and whys of educational retreats, which are designed to educate, motivate, and foster team unity.
February 1, 2000
Like any other profession, the nail industry has its share of unwritten rules. We talked to 10 nail techs and got their opinions on everything from stealing to gossiping.
2014 Mural Contest: A Blast From the Past11 photos
Spacing Out16 photos
A cream or oil that adds moisture to the skin.
What’s the best way to recruit techs for a new salon?
What low-cost extras do you provide that clients perceive as having a high value?
Do I need a special permit to do medical pedicures?
Should the salon owner do nails herself?
How do you react to negative feedback?
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