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 […]
The buzzword of 2023 for salons has been “salon recruiting”. The recruiting challenge has been faced by salons big and small and across the entire United States. It seems like no one is exempt from this. However, it is a disservice to consider a recruiting plan without considering your retention strategy as well. At Talent […]
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 […]
I am proposing that you make your upcoming year the year of investing in yourself as a leader. Attend events, read books, hire a coach, help your leaders get better at feedback, show more appreciation and gratitude. Seriously take on everything you can when it comes to being a stronger leader inside of your salon. […]
One of our favorite ways to work at Talent Match is through the insights provided to us in our data. Every year for the last 5 years we have polled the workforce and inquired about their needs, wants, and desires. This year our 2023 data shows us that 41% of salons say their top hiring […]
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.
The salon hiring field has changed dramatically in the last 5 years. If we wish to remain competitive we have to adapt and change our ways, too.
Getting and keeping a great salon team requires creativity and flexibility. This is possible by using a new strategy that pleases everyone. You can make it work!