Tag Archives: compensation
Paying on full or partial commission is common in the horse industry. Commissions on sales of horses, services such as riding lessons, and media advertising are the most common commissionable transactions. Paying on full or partial commission is a good way to reduce the risk for an employer [...]
Horse industry employers are always under a lot of financial pressure. Even when the best financial practices are followed, it is easy for employers to slip into cash flow problems without much warning. When employers are looking around for ways to conserve cash, it is very tempting for some employers to [...]
Intelligent equine employers know that human beings need time off to continue doing their best. A machine may run 24/7 with only a little maintenance now and then, but horse industry employees are not machines. They need the opportunity for rest and relaxation in order to keep their productivity on the job at [...]
Negotiating for good compensation in a horse job is a process not an event. Here are some do’s and don’ts.
1. Do not expect an employer to state a salary up front before you have discussed the duties and responsibilities of the job.
2. Do not expect every employer to be ready to state a salary [...]
It is very common for job seekers to figure that the more impressive they sound to horse industry employers the better their chances will be. This not always the case. In a candidate listing or resume it is very easy to say things in such a way that you appear too expensive to [...]