April 16, 2015
This month we asked nail techs: What is the best way to find great employees for your salon?
February 2, 2015
Tax-time makes Maggie rethink her earlier decision to hire an employee.
November 17, 2014
We typically break down our working status into three categories: employee, booth renter, and independent contractor. It’s a wise business owner who understands how the IRS determines exactly which is which in their eyes.
August 30, 2014
By carefully considering pertinent employment laws, salon owners can avoid becoming targets for employment lawsuits.
July 29, 2014
Maggie’s newbie employee has left and now she needs to find a replacement.
July 16, 2014
Maggie is reorganizing now that Baby Bird has given notice.
June 6, 2014
Maggie mulls the pros and cons of the minimum wage regulations.
May 2, 2014
Maggie is finding that being a boss is a learning experience.
April 23, 2014
Maggie is discovering it takes time to train a new employee.
April 4, 2014
After nearly 22 years of working in the salon industry, I have had plenty of opportunity to draw my own conclusions about the prevalence of booth rent.
April 2, 2014
Henchman Kristen was supposed to officially start yesterday — April 1. But last-minute set-up needs, and a flurry of paperwork and worker classification and compensation research has me in a panic.
April 2, 2014
Nail technician ranked number 49 on U.S. News’ Best Jobs of 2014 list.
March 26, 2014
Yes, I am coming to understand the reasons small business owners avoid hiring employees. On the other hand, I’m also finding that it’s neither as expensive nor as intimidating as some business owners would lead you to believe.
December 22, 2013
It is a true, life-changing story that can easily happen to anyone who is not classifying salon personnel correctly in the eyes of the government. You probably think you know the rules about employment classifications, but you’re probably wrong.
November 20, 2012
System established under state law that provides payments, without regard to fault, to employees injured in the course and scope of their employment.
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