3 Tips That Will Make Your Salon Employee Bios Stand Out
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3 Tips That Will Make Your Salon Employee Bios Stand Out

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It’s no secret that therapists and stylists create and nurture trustworthy relationships with their clients – some of which last for years. Why not help build these relationships from day one, with a virtual handshake? Employee bios posted on your salon’s website, app or even social media accounts are a great way to initiate contact.

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Top 3 Tips To Write Captivating Employee Bios

Based on our data, we know that one of the most popular features our Salon Branded App is the Staff Profiles section. However, writing biographies is notoriously hard. It might sound odd, but having to write your own bio often leads to writer’s block. You know you’re great at what you do, but you’re conscious not to sound to boastful. How long should it be? How much of your qualifications should you list out? So many questions, so many possibilities. Here are three main points to help you make it just right.

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1. Highlight Your Professional Qualifications

The first step to a good salon employee bio is highlighting professional skills. This can include:

  • Education
  • Years in the profession
  • Certifications
  • Past work experience, etc.

2. Keep It Short, And Make It Personal

Aim for something easily skimmable. A short text; from 100 to 200 words. Make sure your tone matches your salon’s brand and atmosphere, but don’t be afraid to include a personal note about each employee – get your staff involved in the process! This could relate to a fun fact, personal interests, awards won, etc. Ultimately, salon and spa staff bios should be equally likeable and knowledgeable to make it easier for your customer to relate. And remember that often, the most appealing bios end up being the ones who aren’t shy from going a little off track from the formalities.

3. Indicate What Services They Can Be Booked For

Then, make sure you make it clear to potential clients who can provide which service. Under your staff’s bio – or as a conclusion to it – enumerate what services they can offer. This helps new customers understand who they should book with for a haircut vs. a colour, a pedicure vs. a facial, etc.

One last thought. Your clients can go to any qualified stylist or therapist… so why should they come to your staff?

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If You’re A Phorest Salon Software Client…

Very popular on the Phorest Go app, you have the Staff Profiles section, in which your clients can know who of your stylists or therapists can be booked for what services, read their bios and book their next appointment. Find out more about the Phorest Go app here.

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Featured image shot on location of Leeson Beauty Lounge, in Dublin. © 2018 Phorest Salon Software. This post was originally published in June 2017 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness.

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