Salon Recruiting and Human Resources (Part 5)
THE QUESTION: HOW DO YOU FIND THAT "PERFECT EMPLOYEE"?
This is a question that virtually every salon and spa has asked time and time again.
THE ANSWER: WHEREVER THEY ARE!
They graduate from an academy, leave another employer or re-enter the workforce, and one
of the first places they look is THE INTERNET!
This new medium is perhaps the first destination for job seekers in virtually every
industry. The Internet is the "virtual job fair" matching employers and employees with
no restrictions of time and distance.
Most of the current graduates from beauty academies throughout the US are members of
"The Internet Generation". They are used to logging on to the web and doing research,
checking email, and chatting with friends. The newspaper with it's expensive classifed
ads and limited distribution is not the first place your future employees will look when
they are ready for the job market. They fire up their laptops and let their mouse do the
SalonBuilder has a sister site SalonEmployment.com, dedicated to serving the professional
beauty industry with a simple to use job search engine designed specifically for salons, spas,
distributors, and manufacturers.
Don't limit your search for great people to your local newspapers. We have found that over
60% of job seekers are willing to relocate for the right position. A Paul Mitchell the School
graduate would make a great addition to your team regardless of where they are from. You just
have to reach out to them using the Internet.
For a fraction of the cost of running classfied ads or using a recruiter, you can place
job listings, and review the detailed profiles of thousands of registered job seekers using
If you join as a "LISTING MEMBER" your job listing will be seen by the thousands of daily visitors
to the SalonEmployment.com website. Job seekers do not need to register to see the job listings!
Now you may be asking why not Monster.com or Hotjobs.com? The answer is simple. They cater
towards all industries and are not dedicated to salons and spas. They also cost about 10 times
the price of SalonEmployment.
Your membership in SalonBuilder shows that you have the insight to use the Internet for building
your business. Now you can use it to build your team as well. It is really quite simple to do. Just
point your browser to http://www.salonemployment.com and follow the simple registration instructions
to jump start your employee search.
Spa and Salon Business Development Articles:
Check out these articles on salon business development:
Starting a Salon or Spa Business (Part 1)
Key's to Running a Successful Salon or Spa Business (Part 2)
Salon Marketing and Spa Marketing (Part 3)
More Tips for Marketing Your Salon or Spa Website (Part 4)
Claim Your Google Places Listing to Improve Search (Part 5)
Salon Recruiting and Human Resources (Part 6)
Salons, Spas, Beauty Services and Health Service Information:
Salons, Spas, Beauty and Health Services
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Nail Salons and Nail Salon Websites
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Barber Shops and Barbershop Websites
Day Spas and Day Spa Websites
Destination Spas and Resort Spa Websites
Medical Spas and Medical Spa Websites
Wellness Centers and Wellness Center Websites
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