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Employee vs. Independent Contractor

Determining if a worker is an employee or an independent contractor is often confusing to employers. Establishing the right classification is crucial for organizations to comply with the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The US Department of Labor (DOL), Wage/Hour Division developed an “Administrator’s Interpretation” to guide employers about the differences between an employee […]
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6 Questions That Will Help You Make Your Recital Amazing

We know your recital is planned. Your theme was chosen and your venue booked long ago. Sizes were taken and costumes ordered long before the drop-dead deadlines. Music is chosen, dances choreographed, and classes know them flat. Recital fees have long-been explained, charged, and many have been collected. You think you’ve done everything. And you […]
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Why is a Mobile App Worth the Investment in Time and Money?

Rising costs of operations, new customer acquisition and customer relationships management costs more and more every year. You constantly must make adjustments, cuts, and eliminations of budgetary line items just to keep your bottom line healthy. Why in the world, then, would you even consider creating a mobile app? Doesn’t that type of expenditure simply […]
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Jackrabbit’s 5 Resolutions

Jackrabbit helps dance, gymnastics, swim, music, arts, learning, martial arts, cheer, and children’s care organizations with more than 11,000 locations get back to doing what they are passionate about. By helping them to leverage technology – something Jackrabbit is very passionate about – Jackrabbit’s clients get out from behind their desks and teach, lead and […]
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Impact of a Smile

Turn that frown upside down – really. There is a song that was sung by the late, great Louis Armstrong entitled “When You’re Smiling the Whole World Smiles with You.” Apparently, the sentiment expressed in this classic is true. A study conducted at the Yale School of Management in 1999 showed that, among working groups, […]
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Planning for 2017: Dance Teacher Conventions, Conferences and Workshops

It is always good for teachers to keep on top of all the latest dances and teaching methods. One great way to do have continuing education is to attend a dance convention, conference or workshop. These provide many benefits, including networking with other teachers, dancers and choreographers. Tips for attending Be open and positive: Remember […]
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4 Bad Habits That Can Disrupt Your Business

Some say that you are the sum of your habits. So when the bad ones outpace the good ones – you know what happens. You sabotage yourself, inhibit your productivity and impede your path to success – whether success is completing a major project or daily tasks. Because you don’t always see bad habits encroaching […]