National Boss/employee Exchange Day
National Boss/Employee Exchange Day is a holiday that can give a little bit of insight to not only bosses but also employees as well. This holiday allows bosses and employees to see each other’s points of view. This is not only fun but opens up dialogue in the workplace and can even help both bosses and employees come up with creative solutions to tough problems.
In the workplace, employees and employers have different responsibilities and tasks, and this can sometimes be a source of division and misunderstanding. However, it doesn’t have to be when everyone celebrates this holiday is celebrated on the Monday following Labor Day.
Some Interesting Facts About Bosses & Employees
We wanted to dig deeper into the meat of this holiday, so we decided to find some statistics about both bosses and employees. Let’s examine them so we can all be more productive.
- Approximately 75% of employees say a bad boss is the worst part of their workplace.
- Bad management leads to extremely low employee retention.
- Bad management also leads to a loss of productivity.
- Only about 13% of employees are engaged at work.
- Unhappy employees can make a workplace extremely negative and sometimes toxic.
- Approximately 84% of employees in the U.S claim the working relationship with their boss is what will decide whether they advance in a company.
Observing National Boss/Employee Exchange Day
This holiday is as easy as pie to celebrate. All a person has to do is to trade places with their opposite in the office. If you’re an employee, then see if your boss will allow you to have some of his or her responsibilities for the day.
If you’re a boss, then try your hand at doing your employee’s job. Doing this little thing can expand the perception of everyone and bring the workplace closer together. While this is being done, just be sure to use the hashtag #BossEmployeeExchangeDay to make posts on social media on this day.