National Boss/Employee Exchange Day is an unusual holiday where you can trade places with your boss. This practice has appeared relatively recently in many firms, but it allows the entire team to get closer and understand each other better. It is celebrated annually on the September Monday after Labor Day. In 2022, this will be on September 12th.
People have been working since ancient times. There was no division in primitive society – everyone did everything that was necessary for themselves and the survival of the tribe. In the Middle Ages, feudal lords ruled everything, and ordinary people were subordinate to them.
The active development of society and the labor movement took place during the Renaissance. It reached its peak in the 19th century, when the industry developed rapidly. Manual labor was gradually replaced by machine labor.
In the modern world, there are many laws regulating the relationship between workers and managers. Unfortunately, not all managers know about the National Boss/Employee Exchange Day or they take it lightly, so this holiday does not exist in all companies. If your team wants to implement it, then try to negotiate with your management.
- Offices only appeared in the 18th century, when the industrial revolution forced the owners of large enterprises to rent new buildings where management staff could work.
- Celebrating National Boss/Employee Exchange Day and other similar events allows the team to feel freer. Relationships between management and the workforce are strengthened.
How to take part
Make this day easy and memorable. This is a great opportunity to express yourself. The manager will be able to look at you from the other side and evaluate your skills. Don’t forget to take photos together!
After completing all the necessary tasks, arrange an informal banquet with the leadership. Chat, discuss some issues, offer your ideas for the development of the company. Be as close as possible and make this date a bright and memorable event.
When is National Boss/Employee Exchange Day celebrated in 2023?
National Boss/Employee Exchange Day is observed on the Monday after Labor Day each year.