Shouting out, the employee lamented, "If only I could pick my own boss!" Many
people have made wishes like this at some point--wishing that they could pick their own
boss. So, what if a person was given a chance to shop for the "perfect" boss; what kind of
characteristics would the "perfect" boss need to have? Well, for me the answer to this
question is simple. If I were able to go shopping to pick out the "perfect" boss, I would
pick someone who is a leader, someone who is organized and someone who has a good
One of the characteristics an "ideal" boss needs to have is good leadership skills.
He or she needs to be able to take charge in "sticky" situations. If all but two employees
at Pizzazz Computers get ill and are unable to come to work on one of the busiest days
out of the year, then the "boss man" needs to be able to deal with the pressure and instruct
the employees on what to do. No matter how hectic things get with good leadership skills
anything can be delt with in an effective manner. Leadership skills are not only an
important quality to look for when picking out an "ideal" boss but also an essential
Another important quality to look for when trying to shop for the "perfect"
employer is organizational skills. Organizational skills are a necessity without them things
will not get accomplished, like paying the employees. If, because of a lack of
organizational skills, the employer loses or forgets to write the pay checks, there could be
complete chaos. I can see it now, twenty-five or more people running around the business
office shouting, "We want our money...we want our money!" This is one of many reasons
why one needs to make sure when shopping for the "perfect" employer that he or she
picks one with organizational skills.
The third characteristic for the "ideal" boss is to have a good personality. This is
probably the most important quality for a boss to ha... Continues...