Salon Best Practices: Double Shift Your Haircutters

If you have eight chairs and eight haircutters you are at half capacity. Double shift your cutters by having a minimum two cutters using and working each chair. Previously we discussed split shifting and short shifting.  Once you have those management tools in place, going to double shifting is easy. One haircutter goes home and the next is arriving. The chair is productive ALL the time.  Now you are building serious business.

About: Ivan Zoot is ClipperGuy Ivan is a licensed barber, licensed cosmetologist and certified personal trainer.  Ivan specializes in working with salons, individuals and brands to get healthy, stay healthy, build business and increase profits and productivity. Ivan is a must see presenter at educational events and trade shows throughout the world. His book series, ClipperGuy Says… features eight titles ranging from technical cutting and business building to revealing the secrets of the cutting system he developed and used to break three Guinness World Hair Cutting records. The ClipperGuy channel on Youtube is a hair industry favorite for Ivan’s education, motivation and inspiration.  He has hundreds of videos there. More information about Ivan is available at



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