It's already Day 3 of our 12 Days of the SALON TODAY 200 and time to celebrate the 2020 honorees in Employee Education. These salons develop educational systems that enhance the skills and confidence of their newest team members while encouraging seasoned staff to continually stretch creatively.
Spa training can raise employee skills, improve job stability and increase productivity, as well as decrease turnover. For spa owners, training is tax-deductible, which makes October the perfect time to invest in education.
As the leader of your salon, what does it mean to serve? Salon Owner and SALON TODAY Blogger Kati Whitledge explores the different ways you can serve your team members, then gives you a pep talk stressing why it's important to keep it up.
When a salon employs a number of assistants across locations, it can be challenging to control quality as each assistant is educated by a different mentor. To create both consistent education and service, Anna Walt and Kenzie Welch develop short education videos to compliment the salon's education program.
One of the best ways to grow your own team is to hire them right out of school and train them in your systems, but how do you get your salon in front of graduating students? Be Inspired's Kati Whitledge offers some key tips for networking with your local cosmetology schools.