‘Tis the season of soft books, cancellations, no-shows and reschedules, says @jessdeehair 🌞 But it isn’t all doom and gloom—boning up on rebooking clients to help ensure they come in or actually *gasp* going on vacation yourself are ways to fill in the gaps ❤️ How do you cope with a lighter summer schedule? 📆 #beautylaunchpad
For anyone who doesn’t work in sales, that’s the equivalent of your boss coming in and saying “Hey, Linda, I’m gonna have to lower your pay by 30% until September. Cool?”
Full disclosure, I made that number up. I know DAMN right well I am many a July day 30% less booked than I am in, say, April or October.
Summer is the season of BUSY. Just not for us, unfortunately. It is the season of vacation, leisure, last minute trips, and for some reason kids being in 19 activities a piece.
For a stylist, summer is the season of cobwebs in your book. Which is some cruel ass irony because damn it we wanna take a freakin vacation too, ya know.
So, I wanna hear from you guys. What are some steps you’re taking this summer to keep this from happening to you? I’ll join in with mine in the comments.
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