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The allure to salon suite rental is only growing.

The allure to rental is only growing.  You have heard me share that I spend a lot of time in Facebook groups where hairdressers hang out. In the past six months, the number of conversations I’ve observed from hairdressers looking to return to employment is higher than ever before. This is exciting for salon owners who […]

Sometimes making a hiring isn’t the first step to salon growth.

In my experience collaborating with salons across North America, we’ve come to realize that the need to hire is far from straightforward. Salons embark on the hiring journey for a myriad of reasons, each unique to their circumstances. As such, your approach to hiring may vary greatly depending on the specific rationale driving your decision. […]

How to sell your salon for top dollar

Most salon owners don’t sell their business for a profit. The beauty industry has this magical thing going on – people stick around for ages, especially salon owners. 🪄 What’s really cool (and challenging) about owning a salon is that it’s not a walk in the park. It can be tough emotionally and financially. But […]

The fastest way to get more applicants for your salon.

The “I can’t find staff” narrative has been a dominant conversation among salon owners since the return from Covid closures. It’s been going on longer than that though. Talent Match data shows that the shift from the biggest problem is I can’t keep staff to I can’t find staff happened in late 2017. We work […]

Use your salon CRM to drive sales + acquire talent.

February 26th, 2024 Newsletter TopicSend emails that drive sales without using discountsEvery salon software has a CRM, but salons are using them all wrong and it’s hurting your sales potential.  A CRM is your “Customer Relationship Management” tool. Also known as the email database inside of your booking software. Most salon leaders don’t know much […]

Level Up Your Team: Crack the Code to Hiring Success with Instagram

Two weeks ago I was sitting down with my morning coffee and I opened my email to find one of the most heartfelt testimonials I have ever received. A Talent Match client said that our program had “transformed her business in every aspect.” I was deeply moved by her heartfelt testimony of success, but more […]

Navigating the Year Ahead: The Journey to Salon Growth

As we stand on the threshold of a new year, I’m excited to share a practice that has been instrumental in shaping my professional journey: self-reflection. In this blog post, I’ll take you through some of my favorite self-reflection questions and how leveraging both qualitative and quantitative data has guided transformative decisions for the exciting […]

Boosting Salon Recruitment: The Power of Building Brand Awareness

In the fiercely competitive beauty and wellness industry, attracting top-tier talent to your salon is more than just posting job listings. Establishing a strong brand presence is key to attracting skilled professionals who align with your salon’s values and vision. Here are three essential tips to help salons recognize the importance of building brand awareness […]

Strategic Staffing: The Key to Sustainable Salon Growth

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 […]

Transforming Recruitment: Treating it as a Marketing Function for Your Salon’s Success

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 […]