If you are getting paid hourly- you have to do whatever your employer says. Once you go over the amount agreed upon you would receive commission.
I do not offer guaranteed wages. I had one stylist ask me for guaranteed wage. I said, ok... but you can't sit around and read magazines. You have to clean, dust etc. She said no, so she is on commission only.
What you don't understand is why would an owner of a salon pay you when you are doing NOTHING? hmmmm
Well there's one thing about being a good worker and then there is another thing about being a slacker. There is one thing about being a fair boss and there is another thing about getting free labor. We all see so much that I wrote above.
There is the legal aspects but also the leadership aspect that bosses' need to develop. I think that keeping an hourly wage hairdresser soley for the purpose of menial labor and an occasional haircut here and there to keep them quiet is just plain shoddy. I've worked like this before. I worked in a place where I wasn't even introduced to the clients as a hairdresser, Many told me that they weren't sure if I was just a cleaning lady or a hairdresser. Nice huh? I scrubbed windows, toilets, washed, dried and folded towels, watered and culled plants, cleaned mirrors, scrubbed floors, color bottles, behind the desk, I even cleaned the keys on the cash register. I answered the phone and booked everyone else in that shop, because that's who the clients were asking for. And I did it all with a big smile because I thought I was going places! SUCKER!!
That boss did not possess good leadership. She had no concept of what it really took to cultivate and create a model employee. She already had "the super duper model dream employee" that ever existed who came with the shop when she bought it. So why give me something to do other than clean and answer the phone? You want to know why? Because 6 months after I got there the dream employee's growing allergy problems blew up and she had to abruptly quit. And guess what else? No one want the cleaning lady to do their hair. So she advertised for another stylist to come in and take over those clients......that lasted 1 month....the clients left instead. Instead of giving me a chance, because I was not presented right to them, and it really looked bad when she hired someone else.
Good leadership and being a good boss means playing by the rules of the government, but also showing your passion for what you do, instilling pride by being clean and efficient. Employees see these things and it makes or breaks the business in how you go about paying and treating your employees.
Absolutely not. That owner stinks, you don't even treat a dog that way. What happens if you don't allow a dog to eat for 11 or more hours? They BITE you.
I completely agree with you Taya, there are no "tests" that are reasonable except a fully explained trial period WITH pay. end of story!
Iggeranse ain't no ixkuse Vally.
This posting is incorrectly dated, see the correct recent post dated April 2? How does this happen, when it's only April 3 at 1.07 AM right now?
they set it up that way to make the boards look alive when there wasn't much activity going on I think.
I used to see that a lot in the few weeks after the "huge swipe" when very few people were posting.
maybe they forgot to re-set it?
I dig vally too.
too funny taya.lol
Please, by all means, I would appreciate it if you would stay on topic.
And to address the issue of BTC tampering with times and dates again, Habib, it simply is not true. We do not now or have ever made up ficticious posters. Like the thought would ever occur to us and we would have the time. I am sure it had something to do with the time change over and the server catching up. I do not know - the techies handle that end.
Thanks and have a good day.
Cindy Farr Hester Asst Moderator
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