I have been a manager for 2 years with this company. During this time period I have had 3 District Area Supervisors. The first lie told to me was that I would be saving my time spent with another division of the Regis corporation from which SmartStyle asked me to leave to come and manage the Kimball, TN salon for them. Boy was that one wrong. I lost the 11 months I acrrued there in vacation time. Then I was shuttled in and out of salons like crazy!
I managed Kimball, Brainerd, Soddy Daisy (for which I never did recieve the Manager pay-only stylist), Tiftonia and Back to Kimball (where I have been for a whole year! With no bonus on the sales as promised. Now during this time of 2 years I have acted a supervisor when ours was not available. Salons were calling me at home late at night. I was not paid for the extra service. If salons were short handed the supervisor, Dan left it up to me to get help out there.
They changed the insurance. My area Dr. is not a participant of their company. When I broke my foot-the insurance saved me about $100 the other $600 came from my pocket. Take home pay was a joke- many times less than $300 for over 80 hours in 2 weeks. I worked holidays, weekends, 3 and 4 weeks straight thru with no break for a day off. Where were the supervisors? The corporate offices do not return phone calls, they do their 40 and go. They do not care about the dime a dozen stylists that are hired. Yes, we are susposed to be a dime a dozen, so why are the salons always short handed. With what they owe me-Chattanooga should be in great shape for help.
S Pitts., Tennessee