Filling spots behind the chair? The holiday seasons are here. . .the stressful season. We know you’ve been marketing everywhere to staff up your salon.
We also know, and this is supported by research, that the end of the year, mainly due to the holiday seasons, is essential to the profitability of small businesses. Let’s start dealing with the anxiety of building a team and embrace this opportunity for growth!
Here are four tools to support salon hiring needs and address your increased risks of a growing salon:
1. HR Platforms
Bringing on staff is much more than saying “you’re hired”. Onboarding, developing company policies, and 1099/W2 related laws are all a part of being a salon owner. HR compliance platforms, such as Bambee or Rippling, provide salon owners resources and tools to automate and simplify the employee hiring and retention process.
2. Staff Spending Accounts
Offering unique staff benefits, through the possibility of flexible or lifestyle accounts may be the enticement your potential team member needs to accept your offer. Organizations such as HSA Bank and Peoplekeep are developing unique solutions geared toward small businesses and the needs of their staff.
3. Worker’s Compensation Insurance
Required by law in nearly every U.S. state, it is essential to consider a worker’s compensation policy if your business is hiring employees. Worker’s compensation is a form of insurance that provides protection to small business owners and their staff when work-related injuries or illnesses arise.
4. Employment Practices Insurance
Employment practice liability insurance provides protection against the risks associated with hiring, firing, and employing workers and staff. Salon owners have obligations under state and federal employment and labor laws that must be met when acting as an employer.
Give it a try! These tools may be key to addressing your fears around growing your salon. Staffing up doesn’t have to be scary. There are tools out there, trying to make life easier for small business owners just like you.
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Originally posted on Modern Salon