Amazing careers web page
A big part of attracting talent is making a great first impression. Your website should be easy to navigate and include information that will help recruiters find their perfect job. You can also use social media sites like Facebook or Twitter to post pictures of what goes on at your salon: fashion shows, hair styling demonstrations, photoshoots and more. You may even want to consider creating a blog that features content from stylists and other employees so potential candidates know they’re joining an exciting team with diverse interests outside of work too!
On fire Instagram
I’ve been in the salon industry for over 10 years and have seen a lot of changes occur. One of those changes is how people are using social media to find salons, stylists, colorists, etc. I want to share some tips on how your salon can be found by these people so they will then come into your salon! 1) Have an Instagram account- It’s important that you have an active Instagram account with at least 500 followers. 2) Use hashtags- Make sure when posting photos on Instagram that you use relevant hashtags like #salonlife#haircolor#makeupartistetc 3) Post quality content- Don’t post low quality photos just because it looks good on your phone screen.
A defined career growth roadmap
Do you find yourself scrambling to recruit new staff for your salon? If so, it is time to finally create a defined career growth roadmap that will help guide employees on their path. Here are few fantastic tips: Diverse Job Descriptions – Giving all employees the same level of responsibility won’t do them any favors. Employees need a chance to improve upon what they have already mastered and grow in areas they are least confident in. Spend some time coming up with specific job descriptions related to functions that each employee has perfected or specializes in, as well as those where skills need improvement or refinement. Gantt Charting – Yes, the infamous timeline! Melinda Kiyosaki said “A goal without
Involve staff to recruit
The beauty industry is booming. With more and more people wanting to improve their appearances and feeling better about themselves, the demand for services like hair cuts, facials, makeovers are on the rise. It’s no secret that these days it’s hard to find quality staff in a competitive market; time-consuming recruitment processes combined with high turnover rates can be discouraging when you’re trying to grow your business.
Utilize local cosmetology schools
Do you need to recruit new staff for your salon? If so, it’s time to take a look at the local cosmetology schools. Here are five tips on how to use them as a resource:
1) Contact the school and ask if they have an alumni list. 2) Post on their Facebook page that you’re looking for someone with experience in a particular area of expertise (like nail care). 3) Ask students who come in for appointments if they know anyone who might be interested or qualified. 4) Offer internships during off-semester periods – many students will jump at the chance! 5) Attend career fairs hosted by local colleges and universities; there are often opportunities available specifically geared towards hair stylists.