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Blueprint of a First Year [Installment #2]

Opening your first salon can be the most exciting time of your life — and the most challenging. Follow along as salon owner blogger Robbie Schaeffer applies for construction permits, decides of design details, and starts the hiring process.

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50+ Places to Find New Techs

According to a NAILS’ survey, almost one in five salon owners has turned away clients because the salon lacks an adequate number of nail techs. But with a little creativity, it’s possible to reach out to candidates inside and outside the beauty industry and attract a new crop of recruits to the profession.

The Frustrated Salon Owner's Guide to Hiring

No one ever said finding a good nail technician would be easy, but it’s not impossible either. Keep reading to learn about hiring strategies, incentives, and benefits that just might make you bid adieu to your frustrations.

Don't Ask, Don't Tell

When hiring a new potential booth renter, you want to make sure that they're a proper fit. But you also want to ensure that what you're asking isn't inappropriate.

Opening Your Own Salon [A Resource Checklist to Determine If You Are Ready]

Do you have what it takes to open your own salon? Or are you at a loss as to where you should even begin? What you need are the general principles and practices of salon ownership and a checklist to evaluate your. With all of the media available today, resources abound when it comes to opening your own salon.

WANTED: A Few Good Techs (Ideas on Attracting New Talent)

Finding (and keeping) hard-working qualified nail technicians is one of the most pressing issues facing the beauty industry today. When the nail business is at an all-time high, we find ourselves asking what factors are contributing to this industry dilemma. It is time for us to stop asking, “Why?” and start asking, “What can we do to solve this problem?”

Wanted: A Few Good Nail Techs

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.

Honor Thy Nail Tech

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

Ciao Bella!

NAILS first heard of Ciao Bella when nail technician Dynise Rein- bold submitted the salons printed materials to the magazines 1996 Graphics Contest.

Ideas for Recruiting Nail Technicians

Keeping all your stations filled with qualified nail professionals is critical to the success of your business, whether you are a commission based or booth rental salon.