Staff Productivity

Information to help you increase the productivity of your staff

What To Do When Your New Recruit Really Sucks

Your salon has been getting busier, and so, you decide it’s time to hire an additional person to reduce the load and, hopefully, generate more revenue. After much planning and consideration, you find the ‘right’ person and offer them the job. Things look promising initially, and you breathe a big sigh of relief…and then the…

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Get More Done With Less Stress – Make a List

I’ve got to say, I’m a big fan of making lists! I have all kinds of lists in my life. Grocery lists, business lists, packing lists, to-do lists and the list goes on! But seriously, making lists in your business can help you to grow in so many ways. Not only does writing something down…

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Why Retail Sales Can Make or Break Your Salon or Spa

The fairy tale version of owning a salon or spa is that you learn your trade, start your own business, deliver outstanding treatments and gain a large and loyal clientele that will make you both rich and fulfilled.  This is the happy-ever-after version! The truth, however, is that you learn your trade, start your own…

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Let’s Talk About Staff Retention for Salons & Spas.

I’ve been producing some Live Videos for my Facebook Group in the past few months, SalonSavy Beauty Biz Group, and I thought I’d share them with you also in case you’re not a member of the group. In this video, I’m talking about Staff Retention – what they need from you to stay longer and…

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7 Ways To Prepare For Your Best Salon Christmas Ever

Yes, I know. Everyone hates thinking about Christmas being just around the corner, but when you’re in the beauty business and it’s your busiest time of year, then heading in without a plan isn’t the wisest move. With a bit of time up your sleeve, you can prepare yourself properly, and that should ensure you’ll…

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6 Steps to Create Your Perfect SpaTeam

Unless you’re a sole-trader and have no employees, chances are the biggest stressor you’ll have in your salon or spa comes from managing and motivating your own team members. After all, your team is responsible for providing and up-selling services, selling products, re-booking clients, and delivering outstanding customer service. All of which form the cornerstone…

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Countdown to Christmas in Your Salon

Does it feel like this past year has gone by in a blink to you?  It sure does for me. But, we’re well into November and the countdown to bedlam has begun. The very last thing you think you have time for is to sit down and make a checklist of all the things you…

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Double Your Salon Profits Through Better Client Retention

Given the choice, most salon and spa owners will jump at the opportunity to learn how to attract more clients into their business.  After all, that’s how their salons will grow, right? In fact, this isn’t the case at all. Each time I work with a new client and I ask them what their business…

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How to Avoid a Salon or Spa Recruitment Disaster

One of the biggest problems that many industries face, including the beauty industry, is employee turnover. When you consider the cost of advertising, recruiting, training, and development of a new employee, you can certainly see why minimising employee replacement is a great idea. To avoid this additional expense in your salon, you need to recruit…

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How your Communication Style is Affecting your Salon Team’s Performance

One of the top 3 issues salon owners tell me they have, is problems with the performance of their team members. I often hear the questions, “Why don’t they see what I can see?” or, “Why don’t they do it the way I’d do it?” It leaves them feeling frustrated and more than a little…

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