Despite The Negative Press From Within The Industry
Have you been told before that being an independent in a salon is a bad idea, or that renting a chair is looked down upon in the beauty industry? I’ve heard everything – independent contractors are lazy, or they’re not interested in education or keeping their skills up, to name just a few. The role of an independent can be very confusing and fraught with details, start up costs, regulations to be aware of, the perception in the industry, or salon owner abuses. However, there is always another side to the story. These 30 strategies on being an independent in a salon will help you be successful, should you choose to walk this path and despite the negative press from within the industry. They come from the experience of 28 years of being self-employed and 3 years as an employee.