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Burns was nominated as Best Female Service
Assistant. Harrington Hair was again a finalist
in the Best Small Business 2008 awards.
"We have also been lucky enough to have
two of our photo shots to be published in the
L'Oreal Colour Trophy Magazine which was
a real achievement for our salon," Ms Burns
"Our peers have recognised our service and
skills with our apprentice Laura Bell receiving
the Most Outstanding Achievement award
for 2012 from more than 6000 students at
Riverina Institute of TAFE.
"We work extremely hard to better ourselves
as individuals and as a salon and we believe we
have come a long way in that time.
Ms Burns said that the nomination process for
these types of awards provides an opportunity
to look at how she runs her business.
"A major factor in our success is continued and
constructive training which is vital in today's
business climate," she said.
"I like to take more of a mentoring approach
and believe in being flexible and approachable
in offering a respectful and open working
environment where possible.
"I believe in teamwork and productive and
positive feedback to produce motivated
"I also encourage our older more advanced
apprentices to help out the younger ones
when possible as it promotes mutual respect.
"Being recognised for our efforts keeps me
inspired to pass on my vision, knowledge
and untiring passion for the hair and beauty
industry to all the students I teach at Catholic
College Wodonga and Wodonga Senior
Secondary College," Ms Burns said.
"For the last six years I have been teaching our
next generation of hair stylists who are eager
to make their mark in the hairdressing world.
"With the support of my fantastic manager
Rebecca Ivey at the helm I am thinking of
expanding the Harrington Hair brand in a
new direction - business coaching.
"All salons need to constantly grow and
evolve and every team member needs to be
contributing to the salon's success, not just the
With guidance and training every salon can
grow and reach its goals and with our recent
success I would like to pass on my business
knowledge and almost 30 years of experience
in our industry.
"What we have achieved proves that if you
set your goals high, trust in your team, keep
pushing and challenging yourself and never
give up, dreams do come true," Ms Burns said.
Harrington Hair salon owner Rachel Burns and
salon manager Rebecca Ivey with the trophy for
winning business of the year at the 2014 Australian
Hair Industry Awards.
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