Skip to main content

All resources

Blog

How To Evaluate Your Salon Staff For Performance Reviews

Performance reviews can be daunting for your employees, as there is a lot of work required from management to ensure that they run smoothly and effectively. It can be difficult to know how to evaluate your salon staff, which is why we’ve compiled a list to help you structure every appraisal. Using Salon Software to Evaluate Your Staff Before we get into how to evaluate your staff, let’s think about your data. How are you currently measuring your individual employee performance? Or, better yet, are you collecting staff performance data at all? When it comes to the appraisal process, evaluating soft skills - such as problem solving and teamwork - is crucial, and you can’t necessarily put a number to these. But equally, the numbers don’t lie. It’s always important to look at quantitative data, and Shortcuts software makes this easier than ever. You will gain the ins and outs of your staff performance at the touch of a button, from their attendance to their retail upsell, and everything in between. So, not only will you be fully prepared for every appraisal, but the stress of managing a team on…
Hayley Tait
May 13, 2022
Blog

FAQs About Our Salon Software: Is Shortcuts Difficult To Use?

With so many barber and salon software options out there, it's difficult to know which one is right for your business.  It can also seem overwhelming to use your software to the best of its ability. For this reason, a question ‌we get asked frequently is ‘Is Shortcuts easy to use?’ We thought we would answer that question below and cover some of the great, easy-to-use features Shortcut’s Software offers. 
Hayley Tait
April 20, 2022
Blog

How to manage a hair salon business

Salon management can be complex and challenging. Managing staff, attracting new customers and running the day to day of the salon can be stressful, but it doesn't have to be. With these easy to implement steps, you will have a better understanding of how best to manage your salon.
Hayley Tait
December 14, 2021
woman choosing nail colour in nail salonBlog

Our Top Tips for Nail Salon Management

Opening up a nail salon is very exciting, however running it may be a bit complicated. You need to not only stay on top of your finances and bookings but also be able to give amazing customer service to have happy and loyal customers. We have broken down each of the most important tips you need to know in order to run a successful business.
Hayley Tait
November 2, 2021
Women looking at phone in her hand smilingBlog

Five Tips to Ace SMS Marketing for Hair Salons

SMS marketing is used a lot by salon owners, proving to be the most effective way of marketing. So you may be asking, How do I get started or what are the best way to do this? Look no further as we have written the most important tips to follow in order for you to ace SMS marketing.
Hayley Tait
November 2, 2021