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Regis Salon Reviews

Updated November 15, 2018
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Pros
  • "The actual structure isn't bad, the walk-ins are very appreciative, the products aren't horrible, the client experidnces & the atmosphere" (in 16 reviews)

  • "Lots of walk in clients makes it easy to build a following" (in 7 reviews)

Cons
  • "I was basically doing her job for minimum wage and when I expressed this, she sulked like a child" (in 19 reviews)

  • "only once a year for continuing education for newbies" (in 7 reviews)

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  1. "Good Place to Work Fresh Out Of Beauty School"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Hair Dresser/Stylist/Barber in Tucson, AZ
    Former Employee - Hair Dresser/Stylist/Barber in Tucson, AZ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Regis Salon part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good continued education, high standards, flexible schedules, awesome locations

    Cons

    can have slow times, limited product commission, limited commission stucture

    Advice to Management

    be more consistent, better hiring practices


  2. "Great salon to start in!!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Regis Salon part-time

    Pros

    Plenty walk ins to build up a clientele

    Cons

    Regis has a Low hourly pay wage

    Advice to Management

    Raise hourly pay

  3. "senior district later"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior District Leader in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Senior District Leader in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Regis Salon full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Coaching and motivating people giving them leader ship implement a goal and execute performance . Share best practices to drive global and market performance

    Cons

    No cons at this time

    Advice to Management

    Continue on going education


  4. "Stylist"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Regis Salon part-time

    Pros

    Good location in busy mall but hard to keep customers coming back

    Cons

    Not a lot of training


  5. "Not all its cranked up to be."

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    Former Employee - Stylist
    Former Employee - Stylist
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Regis Salon part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The actual structure isn't bad, the walk-ins are very appreciative, the products aren't horrible, the client experidnces & the atmosphere.

    Cons

    FRANCHISED. No room for individuality, no raises, no continuing education, you can't promote yourself outside of the "Regis community". No benefits

    Advice to Management

    Please incorporate individuality with the new face of Regis, its a cool family.


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Master Designer Stylist"

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    Current Employee - Stylist
    Current Employee - Stylist
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Regis Salon part-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Education, Base wage, great for those starting out

    Cons

    New owner of Regis salons

    Advice to Management

    Stick to the rules, be fair, all depends on region


  7. "Great for beginner with no want to succeed"

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    Former Employee - Stylist in Prescott, AZ
    Former Employee - Stylist in Prescott, AZ
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Regis Salon full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Not overwhelming busy. Lots of free time

    Cons

    Managers don’t care, high turn over, no continued education, district leaders don’t care, lots of drama, new company has no clue what they are doing

    Advice to Management

    working here was hard when managers were lax on own appearances and attendance but would criticize and talk down to you on your own. If you are in the beauty industry that starts with yourself, From my experience is like a bunch of white trash women who want to be fancy but not take time in own self care or education to further their career

  8. "Master stylist"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Regis Salon part-time

    Pros

    Walk in clients, during busy times.

    Cons

    Very outdated. The shop has needed work for years and it doesn’t get done. They want the stylists to do everything..cleaning (beyond the typical), repairs, marketing, and we even have to go get our own color sometimes! For employees on commission, you are not getting paid to be a maid, etc. You get paid when you are doing hair. They should compensate for slow times.

    Advice to Management

    Revamp the salons. Clients don’t want to get their hair done in a place with floors worn down to nothing, and ceiling tiles all stained up. It looks bad for the price the client is paying.


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Salons outdated"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Regis Salon full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Mall locations bring in walk in guests and other stores in mall are getting updated every 10 years.

    Cons

    Store falling apart. Wall paper falling off wall, floor breaking, computers are slow and out dated. Shampoo bowls broken. Salons have poor ventilation.

    Advice to Management

    Build it and they will come.


  10. "Good job to start out of school. Not a long term career though."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Regis Salon full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    People I work with, the guest I've been serving for some time. I'm able to be creative and do the work I love to do!

    Cons

    Absolutely no perks! You work long hours. End up working by yourself till your boss decides to get someone in, even though you have a full book. Employee calls off all the time and nothing gets done about it. There's nothing to do when someone calls off punishment wise. Sitting or in my case cleaning all day because there's no clients during the week. The salon is literally falling apart Ect, ect....the list goes on.

    Advice to Management

    Advertising is huge!!!!! Don't do it when it's too late. Creating a team atmosphere. Take care of the salon.