Investing in leadership development is crucial for any business owner, but for salon owners, it's especially vital. Salon Companies are driven by the shared values and culture of the stylists, associates and front desk professionals who show up to work every week.
A new year is the best time to begin planning out your salon's education calendar, and looking for ways to help team members pursue the classes they desire. SalonTraining.com's Tracey Napotnik lists some strategies for building an education program even if you are on a budget.
Your salon leaders are your right hand, and there are a variety of ways to reward them for their efforts. Business Coach Nikki Le shares 10 create compensation strategies that you can scale for the leaders in your salon--and she helps you think through which are the best ones for certain situations.
The key to retaining your newly hired service provider lies in the first 90 days of her career with your salon. At Data-Driven Salon Summit, Salon Cadence's Ronit Enos will show you how to onboard new hires for the best retention, but first she stops by SALON TODAY to share what you will learn.
Recruiting and retaining talent it tougher than ever. Adding to that pressure is the impact of inflation which may making your team members feel stretched. It may even prompt them to entertain the idea of a career outside the industry. Stef Fox illustrates the conversation you need to have with your team right now.
Building a strong team and enforcing it by constantly cultivating your team culture is one of your most important roles as the salon's owner. But it isn't easy. Vish's Tim Howard offers up 8 great solid steps to get you started.