Earn Bonus Points with Your Boss!

Here in the United States there is such a variety of “holidays” that it is hard to keep track of them all. Bosses Day (October 16th) and by extension, Bosses Week, is one worth noting on your calendar every year, no matter what kind of workplace environment you are employed in.  A gift from the office could really mean a lot to your boss. It doesn’t have to be expensive- we have lots of budget friendly gift ideas including plants, flowers, chocolates and Duck gift baskets.

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If your employer is the kind that really works hard to create a positive work environment and shows leadership and care for his / her staff, let them know, and make it a great day at the office!

 

 

Bosses Day Contest

Going to work isn’t usually on the list of “I can’t wait to do this” things. Having a good work environment and a supportive boss, however, can really turn an obligatory part of life into an enjoyable experience that creates relationships and nurtures personal growth.  A good boss can truly change your life.  Author Jeff Haden writes about the qualities that make up a remarkable boss in his article for Inc. Magazine, “8 Ways to Be a Truly Memorable Boss”, including believing in his employees, expecting great things, showing sincere emotions and encouraging the personal and professional growth of his staff.

2010 Winners Sandy and Dr. John Park

2010 Winners Sandy and Dr. John Park

We have seen many of these qualities in the bosses that have been nominated over the years for Eugene’s Best Boss. Our goal is to honor these bosses that go above and beyond- not just being a good boss, but a remarkable one.  Here are some of the criteria our judges are looking for when choosing the 2013 Eugene’s Best Boss:

  • shows leadership to staff
  • is empathetic with staff needs
  • develops a culture within the office of caring and mutual respect
  • works to build skills and individual success with staff
  • creates a warm and friendly workplace environment
  • promotes group unity and team spirit
  • demonstrates a cheerful and positive attitude in spite of workplace pressure they are facing

Nominate your boss here for a chance for them to win our Eugene’s Best Boss Package for Bosses Day: Flowers & balloons from Dandelions Flowers & Gifts with an engraved plaque for their desk. Entries are due Friday, October 11. Download your entry form here.

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2012 Eugene’s Best Boss Bruce McKinnon

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Nominate Your BOSS!

Bosses Week is quickly approaching and Dandelions is now accepting nominations for 2012 Eugene’s Best Boss! Nominations are due by next Wednesday, October 10 so download your entry form here.

Tell us why your boss is amazing. Be specific- how do they motivate staff, encourage employee camaraderie, and set an example? We truly want to find an inspiration employer who deserves this recognition!

Here is what the winner receives at the surprise announcement on October 16:

  • a beautiful fresh flower arrangement
  • Happy Bosses Day balloon bouquet
  • delicious Euphoria Chocolate truffles
  • framed 2012 Eugene’s Best Boss Certificate

Downloadyour entry form and submit it by email (toviana@dandelionsflowers.com), fax (541.484.9303), or drop it off at Dandelions (1710 Chambers St. Eugene, 97402)

2009 Eugene’s Best Boss Dr. Andy Bennion

2010 Winners Sandy and Dr. John Park

2011 Eugene’s Best Boss: Gena Yarbrough