Topic : employee issues

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Finding Time

April 23, 2014  | 

Maggie is discovering it takes time to train a new employee.

Keywords: employee issues   staff training  

So I Chose to Hire …

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.

Keywords: booth rental   employee issues  

If It Ain’t Broke...

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.

Keywords: employee issues  

We’re Number 49 — And That’s Good

April 2, 2014  | News

Nail technician ranked number 49 on U.S. News’ Best Jobs of 2014 list.

Keywords: employee issues   nail technician  

What Other People [Think They] Know

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.

Keywords: employee issues  

Misclassification: The Ultimate Nightmare

December 22, 2013  | Article

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.

Keywords: booth rental   employee issues   independent contractors   IRS   Ken Cassidy  

worker’s compensation

November 20, 2012  | Encyclopedia

System established under state law that provides payments, without regard to fault, to employees injured in the course and scope of their employment.

Keywords: booth rental   business   employee issues   staff management  

independent contractor

November 19, 2012  | Encyclopedia

A self-employed worker, who is not subject to the same rules and regulations as an employee, and who has different rights or privileges than an employee; an independent contractor generally makes her own hours, pays her own taxes, and handles client payment directly (among other factors); the IRS determines whether a worker is an employee or independent contractor.

Keywords: booth rental   business   employee issues   staff management   taxes  

employee

November 19, 2012  | Encyclopedia

An employee is a worker who is on payroll, for whom payroll taxes and insurances are paid (among other expenses), and who is subject to certain legal obligations and privileges (in contrast to a booth renter, who is technically a “tenant” of the salon owner).

Keywords: booth rental   employee issues   staff management  

commission

November 19, 2012  | Encyclopedia

A compensation structure favored in the salon industry; a commission is a percentage earned of all revenue from services brought into the salon by an individual (for example, if a nail technician is paid on a 50% commission basis and she tickets services for $200, her commission is $100).

Keywords: business   employee issues   money   staff management  

Ten Things Your Employees Won’t Tell You

June 28, 2012  | Article

Do you ever wish you were a fly on the wall so you could hear what your employees say? Here’s your chance to learn what they won’t tell you, but wish you knew.

Keywords: employee issues   staff management  

Inked: Tattoos in the Workplace

February 14, 2012  | Article

Are tattoos more accepted in today’s workplace? As members of the beauty industry, do you think it’s more accepted than in corporate America? We asked nail techs what they thought about visible tattoos at work and most of you told us it should be no big deal, but there seems to still be some stereotyping that comes along with that skin ink.

Keywords: employee issues   salon uniforms  

Quiz: Are You a Good Boss?

November 18, 2011  | Article

Congratulations, it’s your salon. So how do you lead your little slice of heaven? Take our quiz to see how you stack up when there is a wrinkle in the plan.

Keywords: employee issues   quiz   salon ownership   staff management  

Nail Techs Share What They're Thankful For

November 16, 2011  | Article

To celebrate Thanksgiving and get in the holiday spirit, NAILS asked nail techs on our Facebook page (www.faceboook.com/nailsmag): What, in your professional lives, are you thankful for? Your responses ranged from your boss to your clients to the flexibility and creativity that come with being a nail tech. We, at NAILS, are thankful for all of you who are dedicated to the industry.

Keywords: client relationships   employee issues   healthy working  

Huddle Time

August 19, 2011  | Article

Team building is essential for a salon’s success and not as difficult as you think. Daily communication creates clear objectives and promotes participation by all.

Keywords: business tools   employee issues   team-building  
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