In the ever-evolving beauty and wellness industry, the success of a salon business hinges not only on its ability to stay current with trends but also on the strategic management of its most valuable asset: its staff. The notion of constant hiring might seem smart at first, but it’s counterintuitive. Instead salons should consider adopting […]
In the fast-paced world we live in, recruiting for your salon demands a strategic approach, viewing it as a marketing function aimed at selling a compelling idea – that your salon is the ultimate destination for skilled stylists. Traditional methods of posting job openings and hoping for applicants are no longer effective in today’s bustling […]
In the fast-paced world of the salon industry, employee retention can be a significant challenge. Salon professionals often struggle to maintain a healthy work-life balance, which can lead to burnout and high turnover rates. However, forward-thinking salon owners are turning to technology to create a more employee-centric environment, ultimately boosting staff satisfaction and loyalty. In […]
Feedback can quickly sound like a buzzword for salon businesses and land in our “we’ll do that later category.” The desire to do it later is often rooted in how uncomfortable it makes us to give feedback to our teams. Most salon owners have had the experience of giving feedback to someone where it didn’t […]
Many salons get their start when a stylist decides that they want to open a salon. The beautiful part of this is that you have a business owner who understands the needs of their team because they are also a hairdresser. The hard part about this is that when the hairdresser turned salon owner tries […]
Education is important to today’s salon professionals. When asked about how important it is they rank it in the top 5 reasons why they would choose (or not choose) a salon to work in. Interestingly enough this preference for education does not just belong to incoming talent that is finishing school, but also lives with […]
The desire for flexibility was perhaps the first big obstacle that salons owners had to contend with when they reopened their doors after the 2020 closures. Not only was it mandated due to government restrictions but the entire beauty workforce seemed to return to work with a desire to work just a little less. Here […]
Recruiting salon stylists or any salon talent takes a new level of effort from salon leaders. Making it more critical than ever that you remove every possible barrier for the talent which makes it to the first interview. The last thing you want is to spend time having an interview that you think went great, […]
In the Salon, you place a lot of importance on the guest’s experience. It may be important to look at the salon from a team members point of view.
We encourage you to look at old problems with a change in focus. Using a more human-centered approach can make it a win win for you and your employees.