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 […]
If you start to go down the rabbit hole of thoughts around what you think your team wants from you as a salon owner you’ll find yourself feeling pretty overwhelmed quickly. Our teams want all kinds of things from us that on a good day might make us laugh a bit and on a tough […]
The pains of building a team in the professional beauty industry are not new, they are just different today. The top two challenges I hear from salon owners are The exciting thing about these two problems is that they have the same solution. That means that you can put your energy towards one thing and […]
Salons are experts at creating amazing guest experiences. I imagine that inside your salon, the leadership team is regularly assessing how well they are doing at retaining new and existing clients. If you are anything like me you pay a ton of attention to different experiences you have as a consumer that really “wow” you […]
Learning to write a great job post may require some changes to the traditional help wanted ad. What does it take?
Flexibility is quickly becoming a buzzword. Or for some salon leaders, it’s a word that just makes you cringe. It can be overwhelming to imagine how we could possibly be any more flexible than you are right now. For other salon leaders, you have leaned all in on flexibility and feel great about it. Why […]
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, […]
Leadership comes with serious choices. What type of leader do you want to be? The salons leaders who guide their stylists offer them the greatest chances of success.
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.
As we enter into the spring of 2022 the conversation I’m having with a lot of salons owners can be drilled down to one specific question. “Is the employee-based salon model still viable?” This is something that everyone who owns a business in professional beauty has wondered about at some point in the last few […]