The film is done and completed! You can order a copy of the Documentary THE REAL HAIR TRUTH which is a non-profit organization for Hairdressers and Makeup Artist who cannot afford Advanced Education. This film was made for the Beauty Industry Professional, and also for the Commercial Film Festivals. This film will not be viewed at Professionals Beauty Shows, or distributed within the industry from Beauty Associations, Beauty Industry Periodicals, Beauty Industry Websites, or any sponsorship from any Beauty Manufacturer. If you are a member of the Beauty Industry purchasing a copy of the film will be your only venue. This film was made for the Blue Collar professional in the Beauty Industry.
AS AN EMPLOYEE OFHAIR CUTTERY…REGIS BOUGHT OUT SOME OF THE SALONS. WE WERE ALL PROMISED OUR SENIORITY AND THAT THEY WOULD MEET OR EXCEED OUR PAY. I CAN SEE WHY THERE ARE SO MANY COMPLAINTS FOR THIS SALON CHAIN. THE STYLISTS ARE SIMPLY SLAVES FOR THEM. MY CHECKS ARE NOW SHORT BY 400.00 AND I’M WORKING AN EXTRA 8 HOURS . I HAVE NO SENIORTY LIKE THEY SAID I WOULD. THEY ARE ALSO TAKING THE CREDIT CARD TIPS. JUST FROM AN INSIDE VIEW, IF THE COMPANY ACTUALLY CARED A LICK ABOUT THE PEOPLE THAT ARE MAKING THEM THEIR MONEY AND STOPPED BEING SO D$$$ STINGY THEY WOULD HAVE THE OPPURTUNITY FOR A MUCH BETTER REPUTATION. I DON’T KNOW HOW THEY SLEEP AT NIGHT. THERE ARE STYLISTS AT MY SALON WHO HAVE NEVER STRUGGLED IN THEIR CAREER. TWO OF THEM NOW ARE SINGLE MOMS AND YOU CAN IMAGINE HOW A FOUR HUNDRED DOLLAR PAY CUT AFFECTS THEIR LIVES. THE COST OF DAYCARE IS SO HIGH THEY ARE SIMPLY WORKING TO PAY THE DAY CARE. THEY’D BE MUCH BETTER OFF WATCHING KIDS INSTEAD OF SLAVING AT THE SALON. . I BET THEY DON’T EVEN SLEEP AT NIGHT. I KNOW I COULDN’T IF I WERE ROBBING AND SLAVING GREAT STYLISTS OF THEIR WORTH….RUINING LIVES EVERY DAY.
They dont tell you when you are hired you wont get paid your retail commission.lost $150 a month busting my butt …for what? making more elsewhere.
It is obvious the positive opinions of the SCAM Regis Corp, were written by the creeps who back the company. I do not know ANY hairdresser who is happy about working for this CRAP company, since they bought out all other chains in America! Everyone says they are nothing more than sweat labor companies. I hope they go under! They sleep real well, the greedy creeps they are! Before they bought out the former chains, the business was booming! Hairdressers easily moved up the pay scale, and were offered incentives to keep up the good work! But not after these greedy creeps bought out. Everyone is right.. the pay checks are 400 dollars less working more hours! Regis refuses to allow the employees any regular schedule. Each day different hours. Our clients have to call in constantly to see when we work. The phone is ringing off the wall, and we are running back and forth to tell customers our schedules! How can anyone build a clientelle that way? What a joke this company is. The salons that were booming are dead now. Why, because they came in and fired all the long time hairdressers for no reason, ( the ones who were faithful to build the salons up ) then brought in new girls for min. wage! They thought the old customers would come back but they got a big one… NOne of them did. I hope their greed will put them under. We need to go back to not relying on these big corporate hogs, and do our own shops. We don’t need these creeps! The dirty tactics of this corporation will come back and bite them.. and it is already happening! It is great to see their stocks going under, and them having to close shops! It is too bad all these chains allowed them to buy them out! They were nice places to work before Regis took over.
MY complaint is that about a year ago we were all told we couldnt have raises because of the so-called “recession” well being from Canada the recession is not what it is in the states and our numbers haven’t gone down a bit in fact they are much higher then prev years and we even won top salon sales for our region for the 5th year in a row and yet they say the company is suffering so we have to suffer as well?!?! this is BULLSHIT!!!! we are the reason you corporate *** even have a company. and since our sales HAVEN’T suffered at all then why should we suffer with our pays?! we work our *** off for this company and in return have seen nothing, no bonus, no incentive, no RAISE!! YET are being told our managers who’s salons have highest sales in there region get a trip to Rome in October and a nice little bonus. WHERE THE *&^% is my trip and my bonus, it sure as ***(and if your work for first choice you know what i mean) isn’t our managers bringing in 4-500 a day in sales to make us the top salon. we get nothing, notta, not even a 1$ per hour raise. How about all us stylists who work for Regis and are a little irked about there “reasons for cutbacks” dont show up to work for a couple of days all at once, lets see how there sales are then. I couldnt help but want to punch my manager when she says “oh i won a trip to Rome for having top sales” then turn around and tell me “times are tough there will be no raises this year” go *&^% yourself its my *** hard *** work that got you there it sure as *** isnt your $60 in sales a day that did it. lets see where you are without me and im taking my clients with me.
The Hair industry is a industry that you DO need to work your *** off to make good coin but the results are making people feel good and educating them on Hairstyling
In all the years I’ve been in the salon, teaching, and mentoring: I’ve observed those who have been successful and those who have missed the mark. I discovered with all of my years in my profession that there are several key elements – or ‘RULES TO LIVE BY” that ring true to being successful in your profession.
1. ENTHUSIASM – Have a true passion for what you do and truely believe in the workmanship and the products you use to perform your craft. Before you sell to a customer anything, you have to sell the person on YOU!!!
You are the first thing they will “buy” before making a purchase.
2 Determination – Winston Churchill’s greates speech was, “never, never, never, never give up!” Be determined to not throw in the towel when things get tough. Remember the overnight sensation is the exception and not the Rule.
Be patient, and persistent. Find a way to make it happen when you reach obstacles. Go around, over, under or through to reach your goals.
3. Attitude – You can do everything wrong and win with the right attitude! Learn to roll with punches when things don’t go the way you think they should. Prepare for all the PEAKS and Valleys. Learn to laugh at yourself and don’t beat yourself up for your mistakes. Embrace your mistakes. Learn from them and move on. Don’t be afraid to ask for help when you need it – sometimes doing it all by yourself is not the way to go.
4. Relationships – People like to do business with the peopl they like!! This is a big one. Get to know your clients and what they value. Treat people as if they have a invisble sign around their the neck saying “MAKE ME FEEL IMPORTANT” Building relationships is SO key in giving you repeat business and building customer loyality. Remember that it costs more money to get a new customer than to keep one you already have. JOSEPHKELLNER.COM