Boss's Day is observed every year on October 16. If it falls during a weekend, the day is celebrated on the working day which is nearest to October 16. The National Boss Day aka World Boss Day was initiated by Patricia Bays Haroski, an employee at State Farm Insurance Company in Deerfield, Illinois. She had selected October 16 because it was her father's birthday who was also her boss.
The intention behind celebrating Boss's Day is to show gratitude for their work besides improving the relationship between employee and employer at the workplace. Though the day is much popular in countries such as the United States, October 16 is earning a positive response from all parts of the world owing to the positive reason behind the day. Here are the five best ways an employee can thank their boss on this special day.
Send A Thank You Note
Everyone likes being appreciated or acknowledged for their work and the bosses or managers are no exception. On this world boss day, express your gratitude by writing a thank you note.
Make your thank you note simple and express the things that admire you about the person you want to dedicate it to. This gesture will surely impress your boss.
Share Your Boss's Work
We do understand that everyone has their own commitments and priorities at the workplace, but try to make this day memorable for your boss by sharing his/her work. Contributing your time for your boss not only displays your gratitude but also gives you a chance to learn which is useful to advance your career.
Gift A Book That Your Boss Loves
Gifting a novel or a book is the best idea to display your gratitude. Pick a book based on the author that your boss loves to read. Never forget to write a message as well on the first or last page of the book. This idea will surely impress your boss because they know the importance of books and will keep it with them for times to come.
Follow Your Boss
Employees thank their boss because of teaching something new or helping in honing their skills. Your boss might believe some principles which they implement for everyone. Try to emulate the principles taught by your boss in your daily work. Practising what your boss teaches is one of the best ways to say thank you.
Spread A Word About Your Boss
If your boss has made any contribution to your work, thank him/her in a simple way. Never encourage and tolerate any rumours about your boss. Whenever you come across any such incidents support your boss with positive words. When you spread the words about the abilities of your boss, they will surely remember it forever.