alternative careers

Transitioning from Working at the Chair to Supporting Others

Andrew Carruthers, Culture Ambassador for Sam Villa, Founder of The Journeyist, and mBIT Coach/Trainer writes about his journey transitioning away from the chair.

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What Did You Want To Be When You Grew Up? How Nail Techs Got Their Starts

From construction engineer to florist, eight salon owners and nail technicians recount what they did before discovering their niche in nails.

Do You Have a Fall-Back Plan?

Having a career that we love has spoiled us all and many do not have a “plan B.”

How to Return to the Nail Industry

Getting back into the nail industry after spending time away can be intimidating. We asked nail techs who took a break from salon work to share their advice on how to get back into the swing of things.

How to Expand Your Career Options (and Maybe do a Magazine Editor’s Nails)

It takes initiative to expand your career beyond the nail table. This is the attitude that led me to do the nails of Modern Salon’s editors.

Crowdsourcing: Have you ever thought of changing careers?

This month we asked nail techs: Have you ever thought of changing careers?

Cuccio Job Opening: Brand Manager and Director of Global Education

Cuccio International is looking for a professsional nail technician to become its Cina Nail Art brand manager as well as Director of Global Education, Research and Development.

Do You Have What It Takes to Be a Great Manufacturer’s Educator?

You are busting at the seams to share what you know. Take our quiz to find out if you have what it takes to succeed in this demanding role.

Keep on Techin’

Several years ago, Sandra Taylor made the move from truck driver to nail tech — and now school owner. Nail School News recently caught up with Taylor to find out more about her unusual career path.

5 Field Trips You Should Fit Into Your Nail Program

An out-of-class experience can enhance your students' excitement about their beauty career. From attending a tradeshow to shopping the local beauty supply, here are some places to start.

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