Employee records you need to keep

If you’re a small business, chances are that you don’t have an HR department. So the waters can be a little murky when it comes to employee records, and what you need to keep long after that staff member has left your company. There are basic records that you need to keep, in accordance with […]

Why good staff resign

It’s a great feeling when you hire a great staff member. Perhaps it was someone you’d had your eye on for some time, or a surprise candidate with a mind-blowing CV. And so it’s understandably disappointing when hat same employee hands you their letter of notice. Staff turnover in the beauty industry is high, but […]

Beauty therapist diagnosed with Coronavirus

Australian health authorities are fearing for the well-being of 40 people that may have been exposed to coronavirus at Gold Coast salon Hair Plus. The clients were treated by a beautician that has since been diagnosed with the virus. According to a representative for the salon, the 63-year-old woman has recently returned from Iran, and […]

How to: choosing the right staff

Building your staff for your salon is no easy feat. Of course, you want the most skilled therapists you can afford, but you also want them to be able to work as a team, take direction and have a sense of loyalty. That’s great in theory, but how do you go about finding these people? […]

Hiring an effective manager for your salon

Hiring a manager for your salon can be a daunting task. For starters, it needs to be someone that shares your vision for the business and can follow your instructions for the way you want your salon to run, but they also need to be a strong leader, able to motivate and inspire the staff […]

The five golden rules for better business

Running a salon is no easy feat; and as business and technology evolve, so too does your need to ensure you’re staying on top. Here’s our round-up of the five factors you need to be nailing.   Get the tools you need We know, salon equipment can come with a mammoth-sized price tag. And yet, […]

How to survive a quiet January

It’s a story salon owners know well: it’s practically impossible to keep up with demand in the lead-up to Christmas and New Year, but when January rolls around, the days are quiet and long, and the cash register can be eerily silent. While clients spend up big on pre-Christmas facials and New Year’s hair removal, […]

Create a positive employee experience

Forget about employee engagement. The buzz words being thrown around by HR directors are ‘employee experience’ and it’s about more than shoving some free biccies and a bowl of fruit in the tea room. While perks (such as said biccies and fruit) are nice, and can make employees happy for a while, they’re generally short-term […]

A uniform approach to sales

A uniform could make you and your staff stand out from your competitors and increase your sales, according to Pamela Jabbour.

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