Regis Corporation
2.6 of 5 196 reviews
www.regiscorp.com Minneapolis, MN 5000+ Employees

Regis Corporation Reviews

Updated Jun 19, 2014
Regis Corporation – Scottsdale – “Pretty Basic”

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2.6 196 reviews

                             

45% Approve of the CEO

Regis Corporation CEO Daniel J. Hanrahan

Daniel J. Hanrahan

(60 ratings)

41% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    Doesn't really recognize employee experience

    Hair Stylist (Current Employee)
    Pleasant Hills, PA

    ProsA nice, creative environment, and the co-workers are great on a salon level. Hours are flexible and salon managers are often promoted from within.

    ConsPay is pretty low, which wouldn't be too bad if tips were good. However, you really have to rely on a busy salon, which most aren't busy enough to make great tips, and therefore you have to build a great clientele to make money. Also, in later years, the company sells to value their employees less, and make the stylists do more for less money.

    Advice to Senior ManagementHave more incentives to keep stylists happy-it really translate to more profit for the company. Also, offer more than a potential 35 cent raise a year- it takes more than three years just to make a dollar more.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Flexible hours but pay sucks

    Cosmetologist (Current Employee)
    Colonial Heights, VA

    ProsI like my job but cannot afford much with the pay I make. Health insurance cost too much for what we make in pay. Health insurance doesn't pay out much either. Benefits include 401 K but no matching. Regis stock they match but if you take them up on all the benefits you dont even get enough money on your check to survive.

    ConsPay sucks! Lots of drama between coworkers. No organization. Incentive programs that really don't motivate you. Morale is down.I dislike making minimum wage or commission whichever is higher.plus any tips you get taxes come out of your check on them and then after benefits you have like a 200.00-300.00 dollar paycheck every 2 weeks. It doesnt even cover my rent.

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    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Salon Manager (Former Employee)

    ProsGreat co-workers, walk-in's, 3 weeks paid vacation higher because I was a manager

    Consno follow thru with anything, Area supervisor was of NO HELP!!! , no training for my staff fell to manager to train, no receptionist which took my staff away from their clients, bad pay for my new staff (7.25 who can live on this?)

    Advice to Senior ManagementListen to your salon mangers they live and breath this everyday!! They are your bread and butter and who makes your salon money!!!

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Struggling Company Trying to Turn Things Around

    Inventory Manager (Current Employee)
    Edina, MN

    ProsRegis is a fine company that has become bloated over the years with greatly increased costs. The company has recently changed the vast majority of senior management that appears to be trying to right the ship. Unfortunately we have not yet seen this turnaround, but the outlook seems to be more hopeful.
    -Great culture with an emphasis on work/life balance.
    -Very friendly employees.
    -Room to advance, but requires a lot of self-motivation.

    Cons-Struggling company means low benefits.
    -Old systems cause constant issues.

    Advice to Senior ManagementGet rid of silly stuff like free food and increase salaries to attract new talent.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Franchised Beauty

    Stylist (Current Employee)

    ProsWorking for Regis there is a lot of growth opportunity to build clientle and the 6hour shifts are just enough.
    I like the incentives for stylist that push us to work harder.

    ConsThe pay isn't enough to live off of.
    The chaotic atmosphere of managerial duties and salon duties (why is doesn't the salon manager have an office or at least a filing cabinet?)
    Not having a receptionist limits the stylist while they're working, having to keep stepping away from a client.

    Advice to Senior ManagementUnderstand that Regis salons is a brand that has returning guests and it should be ran as such and not as a cruise ship salon or a smart-style salon (although in the same brand).
    Better payment plans
    maybe based off experience

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    All Corporate

    Salon Manager (Current Employee)
    Bangor, ME

    ProsSteady walk in business. vacation pay

    Conspoor health insurance, extreme corporate pressures, work weekends and some holidays,

    Advice to Senior Managementtreat your stylists with respect. don't treat us as children

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    moving up = less tech, more exec, but low-level mgmt = awesome. Bottom line: move on as quickly as possible!

    Help Desk Analyst I (Former Employee)
    Minneapolis, MN

    Proslow-level mgmt is down-to-earth
    good entry-level experience with help desk 1 and basic network troubleshooting
    free food all three meals (gets a bit repetitive)

    Consvertical/lateral transitions are difficult
    exec to mgmt to help desk communication is consistently poor and inconsiderate
    very low pay

    Advice to Senior Managementblindly striving to put more money in your pocket damages the work environments of everyone else and hence your own...

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    famous hair- Regis salon

    Manager (Current Employee)
    Canton, OH

    Prosroom for growth.. don't have to "get" your own customers.. all of your supplies are supplied.

    Conssalon services/ products only caters to European hair textures. micro management in salons. since under new ownership (Regis) salons have been undergoing SEVERAL changes.

    Advice to Senior Managementmoney is not everything.. some people can be so money hungry and unpersonable I think they sometimes forget to take care of employees

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Salon Manager (Current Employee)

    ProsSalon chain, guaranteed clientele, bonus every month if the shop makes its goal.

    ConsHave to work long hours, the pay isn't that great for being the manager

    Advice to Senior ManagementIf you want to keep managers pay them like your other salon chains, not a dollar more a hour when you work on a sliding pay scale and don't see a difference in your pay check.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Ups and downs, Regis is still trying to define itself.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
    Edina, MN

    ProsVery loyal employees with a very deep knowledge.

    ConsToo many chiefs not enough worker bees.

    Advice to Senior ManagementValue your employees.

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