have to love what you do, said manager Heidi Assee
who has been running her own business for the past seven
is a good way of building your self-esteem. With persistence
and commitment the results could not be sweeter.
Situated on Church Street, Arima, Assee, with encouragement
from her mom opened Hairs Heidi Beauty Salon after
spending seven years with Michael and Gloria Beauty Salon
wanted a challenge, I needed growth and the time came for
me to move on, said Assee.
Moving from Port-of-Spain to Arima posed a challenge, as
Assee had to build a cliental. Nevertheless, she said, I
thought it would have been harder.
hard work, dedication and support from friends and family
I created an image and the customers kept flowing.
The mother of a six-month-old baby girl started her education
in the field at Arima Senior Comprehensive School, at the
time not thinking that she would have her own business soon.
Human resources. Constant rise in product prices with the
inability to pass it on to the customer. Competitive environment.
Favourite part of the job
Waste of time
Low level of productivity.
One who creates a welcoming and happy environment for customers
What makes a lasting impression?
Quality service and professionalism.
Sharing of ideas, constant interaction with one another,
not only on a formal basis, but also informal.
How do people show
pride in their work?
By working to perfection.
Talk it out.
How do you encourage employee development?
I do not hold back on knowledge. Whatever I have learntand
still learningI teach my employees. I also encourage
them to keep learning, to constantly seek knowledge to stay
abreast of the market.
Employee retention tip
Once people are happy and comfortable with an environment
they will keep coming back.
Love what you do.
Do your best and let God do the rest.
What do you look for
in a job candidate?
Willingness to learn, team player and good interpersonal
Everything is achievable once you work at it.