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Beauty Industry Youth Employment Program

EXECUTIVE SPA GROUP BEAUTY INDUSTRY CAREERS

PROGRAM COMMITMENT: JANUARY 28-JUNE 14, 2019

Beautiful Futures has 2 components:

In-class (8 weeks)

M-F; 10am-4:30pm
JAN 28- MAR 22, 2019

You will acquire fundamental skills required for any job regardless of industry. However, our goal is to help you gain personal development, life and employment skills, and transferrable skills to take you anywhere you want to go in the beauty industry.

You will participate in Skill Enhancement on Fridays. Exposure Certification in Manicures and Pedicures will be awarded upon successful completion of your work experience, training quotas, and passing marks on required exams.

Placement (12 weeks)

35 hours minimum/week
MARCH 25- JUNE 14, 2019

During this 2nd portion, you will gain skills and work experience in entry-level beauty industry-related or retail jobs. Work experience can be completed at different salons, spas, medispas, health and wellness centres, and retail outlets throughout the city.

ESG does not guarantee placement in the beauty industry. Beauty industry job placements are awarded to participants that show readiness, ability, and willingness to work. ESG assesses your suitability for different types of employment throughout the classroom component.
NOTE: Participants must accept the placement assigned to them and must make themselves available for work for a minimum of 35 hours per week. Completion of the Work Experience component of this course is mandatory for certification in the technical training received.

Is funding provided for this program?

Yes, funding is provided by the Government of Canada to help cover the cost of basic living expenses while obtaining employment training. Financial assistance is provided to participants throughout the classroom component on an hourly wage at Alberta’s minimum wage.

The placement component is a paid work experience. You earn a wage while completing this portion. In some scenarios, the possibility exists to turn the work experience into a permanent position, so make sure to impress your employer! Days of the week will vary amongst employers, but remember, weekends are busy days for the beauty industry, so be prepared to commit!

NOTE: Do not apply if you are not prepared to work weekends! The Beauty industry thrives on the weekend and weekend work is expected of an entry-level employee.

Important note about this program

Because a wage is provided for attending this program and receiving skills training, participants are encouraged to think of the program as work. While this program is intended to help you develop personally and professionally, we have set standards of attendance and performance. Just as with any employer, we adhere to a probationary period and reserve the right to terminate your enrolment in the program if expectations are not met.

Who can participate in this program?

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:

  • 15-30 years of age at the time of class start date;
  • Must be interested in joining the beauty industry;
  • Must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or have been granted refugee status in Canada;
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada; and
  • Must be in need of assistance overcoming employment barriers.
  • Must not be working or attending a program/school

EXAMPLES OF EMPLOYMENT BARRIERS

  • Lack of work history;
  • Lack of confidence and self-esteem;
  • Lack of employability skills; and
  • Other social factors

HOW DO I APPLY?

You can apply ONLINE to participate in ‘Beautiful Futures’. Thank you for your interest.

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LASH EXTENSIONS MODEL CRITERIA

ESG beauty careers

AM I A CANDIDATE FOR EYELASH EXTENSIONS?

Eyelash extensions are a wonderful addition to your beauty routine.
 
ESG students learn proper skills and techniques by performing services on models to obtain their Lash Extensions course certification.

All services provided by ESG students are free of charge, tipping is optional.
We are primarily concerned for the health of your natural lashes and want to be certain you meet the following criteria:

Please ensure you meet the following criteria before booking your appointment:

  • Your eyes are free of any signs or symptoms of infection;
  • Your eyes have fully recovered from recent eye surgeries or procedures;
  • You are comfortable lying down for a few hours;
  • Consult your physician if you are pregnant and/or have medical conditions, in recovery from treatments, taking medications or have allergies.
Considering the items above, there may be some candidates, who experience the following factors which may not be candidates for eyelash extension services:
  • Those who rub their eyes frequently –if this is from allergies or out of habit;
  • Those who have highly sensitive skin – while we do carry a low-allergen adhesive, this service may cause more reactions in certain candidates;
  • If you are ill or currently have allergies – if you have a cold, sinus infection, bronchitis, or flu, etc. please stay home and get well. No worries, we can reschedule your appointment for a time when you are feeling well.
  • If your natural lashes are very curly – unfortunately as your natural lash grows in, the extension will lay in an unnatural direction. This may be more irritating for you, and because of this excess “wear” on the lash, the extensions will not last as long.
  • If your natural eye shape is too deep inset or if your cheekbones are too high – to perform our procedure, we need to be able to effectively isolate your lower lashes from your upper lashes.  This is not possible to do so on some clients with deep-set eyes or high cheekbones.  Don’t be discouraged; we have a few tricks – if we can manage to get the upper and lower lashes separated, we’ll certainly apply your extensions.
  • If you don’t have natural eyelashes – our extensions are placed on a natural lash; and we need your natural lash to be healthy and strong enough to support an extension. Unlike using other lash processes such as a strip or flares, we cannot create lashes where there aren’t any.
  • If you have an allergy to cyanoacrylate.
Did you meet all the criteria? Book your appointment by emailing us at info@executivespagroup.com
We require all models to arrive on time and be available for the entire duration of the required time. Thank you for volunteering your time!

Executive Spa Group (ESG)
201, 10518 82 Ave. NW
(780) 604 2772
executivespagroup.com

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FAQs for Employer-Mentors; Beautiful Futures

FAQs for Employers interested in participating in ‘Beautiful Futures’

Do I get to keep my participant after the Work Experience is over?

Participants are expected to complete a minimum of 35 hours of work per week. Once participants begin their work experience with you, they become your employees, however, ESG will provide support as needed for the first 12 weeks. Support may include ways of working through attendance/punctuality issues, communication, teamwork, client care, etc. However, keep in mind that participants will have received 8 weeks of employability workshops prior to their placement with you, so these issues should not be expected.

How can my participant help me around my facility?

Well, besides industry certification in the technical focus, your participant has also been trained in Reception and Spa Assistant duties to free you from administrative duties while you develop your ideas.

What if my participant misses hours of work?

Like all other employees, missed shifts/hours are not paid to the participant. Though this is not expected, should this happen ESG can only help resolve issues if we are made aware of issues in a timely manner.

How does the Wage Subsidy work?

The wage subsidy is an incentive for employers to hire and train a participant to work for them. The new employee’s wages are partially subsidized by the program for 12 weeks, as long as the employee is working 35 or more hours per week. If eligible, the wage subsidy available is $6 per hour throughout the 12 weeks. The goal for both the employer and the participant is long-term employment. Wage subsidy provides wage relief during the initial period where you train your new staff to become functional in your facility.

Are all employers eligible for the Wage Subsidy?

To be eligible for the wage subsidy, you must:
  • Be a registered business with a legal business name and business number
  • Have been in business for at least one year
  • Offer a full-time position with a minimum on 35 hours per week
  • Offer the likelihood of long-term employment
  • Pay reasonable, competitive wages
You are not eligible for a wage subsidy IF participants fill a position that:
  • Was left vacant due to an industrial dispute in your workplace
  • Was left vacant due to a lay-off waiting to be recalled
  • Was terminated to instead employ a participant

Who pays the participant?

  • You will issue regular paycheques on paydays; ESG will reimburse the negotiated amount on a monthly basis
  • You will be required to submit monthly reports to ESG regarding the employee’s hours and wages.
  • Once a participant starts their work experience with you, they officially become your employee. Therefore, please ensure that your business insurance covers all employee-related liability.
  • You are responsible to deduct Canada Pension Plan, Employment Insurance and Income Tax will from participant wages and remit to the Canada Revenue Agency, just like your other employees.
Interested in participating as an employer? Apply OnLine to participate in this Program  

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Terminating Employees

Terminating Employees

Things don’t always work out. Letting go of employees is never easy. Most employers terminate employees only as a last resort. This is why we decided sharing this information is important in reducing any stress associated with employee termination.

TERMINATION FACTS:

  • Alberta’s Employment Standards Code specifies the notice period employers must give when asking someone to leave a job. This termination notice period depends on how long the employee has worked for you.
  • You must give termination notice in writing and the employee works and is paid regular pay until the end of the notice period.
  • You can offer pay instead of a termination notice. In this case, the employee ends work immediately but is paid for the duration of the notice period.
  • If you ask an employee to stop working immediately or partway through a notice period, you must pay the employee until the end of the notice period.
  • You do not need to provide termination notice if the termination is temporary (up to 59 days)
  • You do not need to provide termination notice if an employee refuses your offer of reasonable alternative work
  • You do not need to provide termination notice if if work is unavailable because of a strike or lockout
  • You do not need to provide termination notice if the employee is terminated for just cause (e.g. theft, violence…)

Do you have other questions regarding Beauty Industry employment matters?
Contact us to learn more.


Executive Spa Group
(780) 604 2772
info@executivespagroup.com

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Working with botox in Alberta

So you want to work with botox injections and fillers…

The popularity of cosmetic injections continues to grow immensely. The social media buzz over the treatments have helped them to become some of the most in demand treatments offered at dermatologist offices and medispas. First let’s take a look at these treatments and some of amazing things they can do:

BOTOX and DYSPORT

These are the two most widely used products that are erasing lines and wrinkles around the world. Prior to 2009 BOTOX® was the industry-leading injectable and go-to choice for establishments offering injections. Dysport launched in the summer of 2009 and has since been in direct competition with BOTOX. DYSPORT has surprisingly enough been holding it’s own and has become a serious contender in the battle against aging. These products both work by temporarily relaxing the muscles responsible for causing expression lines. The effect generally last anywhere from 3-6 months. Let’s take a look at some facts:
  • BOTOX® Cosmetic is a trademarked product manufactured by a pharmaceutical company, Allergan Inc. Anyone who offers botox injections in their medispa is a consumer of this product, and the client in turn, is a consumer of the medispa.
  • Allergan is the biggest manufacturer of onabotulinumtoxinA (Botox).
  • DYSPORT is made by Ispen Pharmaceuticals in Europe.
  • Both of these companies also manufacture a wide variety of drugs including filler injectables.

FILLERS

Volume, volume, volume- this is what fillers do. The most popular fillers have an immediate plumping effect and are comprised of hyaluronic acid, a natural occurring sugar protein found in the skin. Lips, cheeks and nasal labial folds are a few of the most common areas that are injected. Results are immediate and depending on the brand can last anywhere from 6 months to 1.5 years. There are many different brands to choose from and with the treatments becoming so in demand, the variety continues to grow. Fillers plump the skin from the inside out and vary in molecular size which means some are specifically designed to treat certain areas. Fillers are also a wonderful treatment for deep, indented acne scarring. Some of the most popular choices for filler are:
  • Restylane and Perlane which are manufactured by Ispen Pharmaceuticals.
  • Juvederm, Juvederm Volbella and Juvederm VOLIFT which are manufactured by Allergan.
  • Teosyal is another popular brand which offers a variety of different fillers to choose from depending on the area being injected including TEOXANE, REDENSITY and KISS.
These are a few of the most known and used plumping agents available although currently there are over 30 approved filler products approved by Health Canada.

Who regulates Allergan’s products, specifically, botox/filler injections, in Canada?

Health Canada is the ministry responsible for ensuring every drug prescribed to Canadians performs its purpose safely. By following the Food and Drugs Act and its associated cosmetic regulations, Health Canada regulates the safety, efficacy and quality of drugs and medical devices, including injections and fillers. Health Canada conducts post market surveillance on all marketed health products. Health Canada also monitors research on interactions between drugs, medical devices, natural health, and food products, and communicates information to health professionals and consumers about the risk of potential interactions. Manufacturers are required to provide Health Canada with reports of serious adverse reactions for health products they sell in Canada. Consumers and health professionals are also encouraged to report adverse reactions.

FYI

Clients who choose to receive BOTOX or DYSPORT injections must see an authorized doctor annually for a check up to ensure they are a candidate for treatment. Contact Executive Spa Group to add information.

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