When the holiday whirlwind hits, it's easy for salon staff to get overwhelmed. With jam-packed schedules and little time for breaks, it's important to make sure your team is well taken care of. These simple team motivators will boost morale and help the salon function like a well-oiled machine throughout the busiest time of year.
One of the most common complaints we hear is how difficult it is to compete with online vendors and big box retailers. I'm here to tell you that there is hope! Today, consumers are more beauty obsessed than ever before and their desire for everything beauty is at an all-time high!
Your team is the fuel that keeps the engine running! As we head into fall and salon business picks up, it's the perfect the time to get your team on board and show your appreciation. Try one (or all!) of these instantly gratifying ways to bring good energy and increase team spirit in your salon.
What comes to mind when you hear the word “education”? Do you reminisce about a cutting program, countless hours spent in cosmetology school, or the industry magazine you received in the mail? Last week, we wrote about educating your clients. This week, we're talking about educating yourself!
Many salons today— commissioned or rentals—avoid having regular, organized meetings. The most common excuses I hear from salon owners are: "My staff won't show up" and "They hate meetings”. Can you blame them?