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Educator compensation

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Educator compensation

Started by Dianne Caffrey in Education & Training. Last reply by Dianne Caffrey 8 hours ago. 2 Replies

What are compensation guidelines for educators.

Retail Compensation Recommendations

Started by Dianne Caffrey in Education & Training. Last reply by Dianne Caffrey on Wednesday. 4 Replies

What are the current recommended retail compensation percentages paid to stylists according to the Summit guidelines?

Employee benefits 401k

Started by Charlotte Stevens in General Salon Business Discussions. Last reply by Tiffany Schlaeger Oct 24. 1 Reply

Hello We are a small studio salon.  We offer 401k match ( 3% ) to our full time stylist after one year employment.  When we began this benefit, we didn't realize the match would be calculated on the total income, (which includes tips and…Read more →

Blended Salons

Started by Vashti Hieb in General Salon Business Discussions. Last reply by Vashti Hieb Oct 22. 2 Replies

We are a full commision salon & spa but we are looking to bring in booth rental stylists because in our town booth rental is the most popular way to go.  We want to be able to allow more experienced stylists to work with us, but we want to hold…Read more →

Planning: 'tis the season...

Started by Eric Schindler in Business Building Tools Oct 14. 0 Replies

One of the things every business, big or small, has in common right now.  Planning!  Planning for the upcoming consumer buying bonanza known as the holiday season.  Salon companies should be finalizing their service, retail and gift card promotions…Read more →

Designing A Retail Culture

Started by Gavin Salsbery in Business Building Tools. Last reply by Gavin Salsbery Oct 3. 1 Reply

Greetings out there in Summit Salon Communityville!  I'll be administering the site this week and wanted to try and get a discussion, questions, solutions, etc. on increasing retail sales inside your salon company.  Feel free to post a question,…Read more →

Introducing Summit Program to older stylists

Started by Dianne Caffrey in Education & Training. Last reply by Dianne Caffrey Sep 12. 2 Replies

What is the best way to introduce the level system to older stylists. Our level 1 stylists are charging more for their service than stylists who have 30+ yrs. experience. The owner of the salon is having a hard time explaining to them why they have…Read more →

welcome package

Started by James/Kerri Trammel in Marketing Your Salon. Last reply by Michael Nikolas Sep 11. 3 Replies

does anyone have a welcome package for new guests they would like to share? I took a horrible picture at summit and cant read the words. oops. Read more →

Question about leveling

Started by Samantha in General Salon Business Discussions. Last reply by Samantha Sep 8. 2 Replies

Hello i am currently a stylist who works in a salon that uses the level system and from my understanding to level up you have to hit the numbers of the level above you on a average of 3 months to level to the next level. Ex if you are a level one…Read more →

associate program

Started by Lorraine Aprile in Education & Training. Last reply by Michael Nikolas Sep 7. 2 Replies

Hi I have two new associates , I want to attend the associate seminar  in November ,  would anyone advise I take my associates to the seminar so they understand the program better , and my stylists who are not yet ready for an associate ? I am…Read more →





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