Keeping up with education isn’t as daunting as it might sound at first for a stylist just stepping out on their own. With apps, social media and plenty of networking opportunities, see how these five independent stylists from Sola Salon Studios are thriving thanks to their flexible schedules and new-found education resources.
Whether you are the owner of a single chair salon, an independent contractor in a booth rental facility or flying solo in a salon or spa suite, one way to ensure better financial stability is to be sure that your schedule is filled with a good balance of clients.
"As a former school owner, I feel for the student who asks for a job at our salon without the interviewing, technical or social skills needed for the job. Although I felt badly, I was powerless--until now."
Deciding to stick with a situation, or go for something new, is one of the hardest decisions.
Dermalogica announces its new “Dermalogica with Microdermabrasion and LED” workshop to help professional skin therapists become confident in combining Dermalogica’s professional products with advanced technology to perform state-of-the-art treatments.
Tip #4 of 10 in the series: Rebook aggressively.Rebooking is the art of getting the client back on the appointment book before they depart from THIS haircut experience. Rebooking is the single most important non-technical skill ou will ...
90-year-old Mabel Robinson has been running her salon business since receiving her hairdressing and cosmetology certificate from Boston's Wilfred Academy in 1946, making it the longest-running business of its kind in Atlantic Canada, if not in the country.
Tip #3 of 10 in the series - Think of time as units – To manage your book better and manage your time better stop thinking of time as time. Start thinking of time as units.All units are created equal. Not units carry equal ...
Tip #2 of 10 in the series - Hybrid your book – Some clients insist on and demand to be taken by appointment. Some client’s lives just do not allow for the structure and commitment that making an appointment imparts.Learning to ...
Your appointment book is your interface between you and the world of your clients. Your appointment book does way more than just tell you who to cut and when to cut them. In the following 10-installment blog post series I will share my top 10 tips for managing your appointment book.
MODERN spoke with Van Council about some of the things he suggests for building a successful career in the salon industry.