"Hang in there. Most Department of Labor & Employment have local offices for job placement/counseling, unemployment etc. be sure to ask them if there are any local legal advocate resources and support groups in your area.
States vary widely…"
"Diane wrote: Your last paragraph mentioned being a contractor who is being treated like an employee. Well, I’m actually an employee who is being treated like a contractor. So, where do I go to get some concrete support to work this out?…"
"I'm not perfectly clear on your situation, you mention you are a paid employee and yet you split profits too. Does that mean your 50% is divided through your clocked in you are working? Please verify my understanding of your…"
"Let me start by saying that pay for MT's can vary greatly by region. What is fair is often fluid and relative depending on the parties involved. As a business owner, you should make a profit on the situation no matter what it is. You need…"
"First question. Do you have a non compete agreement with them? If you do read the fine print. Some of these are very restrictive. Some of are so restrictive they are really not enforceable and a judge would throw them out of court if it…"
"You might get better results for networking by going to ABMP or AMTA sites and looking up members that are in your area. A quick search on ABMP listed about 25 members that live or practice within five miles of me. You could then contact them…"
"Sorry Gordon, I read into your post on the cranium, cranial-sacral therapy. Once I reread it after seeing your post, I realized you were talking about cranium work in general and not a specific therapy beyond the one you espouse above. I was…"
"Gordon wrote: "I don’t think that way any more. Now I’m faced with people that think what I’m doing is bull."
Please clarify for me Gordon. Do you believe that cranial work is an effective therapy just because it is…"
"Not quite sure what you mean by a waiver. A waiver for what exactly? In case something happens to their property by you? to your client? Their dog eats the foam off of your table while your out bringing more stuff in from your vehicle?
" I’ve discovered and developed a really cool system that can eliminate multiple trigger points at once. And at reflex speed. Instantly. I’m freakin excited. If you did watch any of my YouTube videos,…"
"I watched the video. No mistaking... Your technique is scarily close to what I saw a Japanese osteopath do at a clinic I visited in Tokyo many years ago. I don't know what the name of the modality is, but it's not new. I think you have…"
"Yes, Gordon is right, you are overthinking it. His advice is sound. Some things to keep in mind...
In most areas of the country there is a shortage of therapists. Right out of the gate a small percentage of your of your classmates may not even take…"
"I for one am not interested. Groupon clients are true bargain hunters, they rarely re-book unless it is for another "inexpensive massage" unlike regular clients, and they don't tip either. Use Groupon at your peril and then only for…"
"Charging extra for a heated table doesn't make sense, this would be a value added to your service.
All the MT's I know don't charge more for deep tissue. Might have more to do with the local MT scene in your area. You might be able to…"