Craving Connectivity Within Our Industry

We can see how connecting and supporting each other has changed the way we find employment, area classes and events, so why stop there? We hear your requests for MORE resources, and we are answering them with better ways to find what you are looking for.

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Susan Wos
To Rent, Or Not To Rent... That Is The Question

The appeal of renting a space to be your own boss is very real. The problem with this option is it is not for everyone. If you think renting is for you, take inventory on who you are, what you can realistically accomplish and how much work you want to do. Play out every scenario you can and decide what is most important to you.

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Susan Wos
More Chairs Than Stylists

I often wonder when the shift occurred between just enough chairs, suites, rooms and jobs for our industry to what is now a surplus of opportunity. Similar to real estate being a buyer’s market, this is a stylist, barber, nail tech, esthetician and massage therapist’s job market with more choices for places and employment situations than ever, especially if you want to rent.

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Susan Wos
How Salonspa Connection Came to Be

For years, my salon was filled with people all day long. There was ALWAYS someone to talk with and something that needed to be done. I was proud; I had happy employees and happy clients. I had successfully done what I had set out to do. However, by the time I sold the salon, I felt alone and totally burnt out. The first year was the hardest. I hadn’t anticipated the isolation that came along with ownership of a salon until I realized everything sat on my shoulders. 

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Susan Wos