Beauty and wellness businesses today are faced with increasing competition, shortages of talented professionals, and other opportunities enticing team members elsewhere. Add to this the global “Great Resignation” which resulted from the COVID-19 pandemic mindset shift, which makes holding onto employees is a huge goal for businesses everywhere.
Never has it been more important to recognize your team members for their contributions, so SALON TODAY recently asked owners how they celebrated holidays, birthdays and work anniversaries, and they responded with some wonderfully creative ideas.
A number of policy tweaks help Gene Juarez Salons and Spas level the playing field and create a better experience for team members and guests. In addition, the company offers a first look at its new boutique salon design concept.
Employee turnover is expensive. In a business where competition is stiff and profit hinges on excellent customer service, salon owners should consider this checklist for ways to create happier employees.
Almost every experienced professional has something to teach, but finding the best mentor is really up to you. Rosy Salon Software's Rachel D'Angelo shares her own mentorship journey, and encourages you to seek your own.
The demands of today's workforce keep changing, which means owners need to get more sophisticated to retain team members. Stefanie Fox Jackson conducts a poll to see what beauty professionals want today, and sketches out a strategy to help you secure your team for years to come.
In these emotionally heavy times, you want your team to feel like they’re thriving – not just surviving. Empowering You Consulting’s Amy Carter tackles the question of how to keep spirits high in your salon.