By Nanju Francisco
If you are reading this article, chances are, you have already experienced working with a female boss, one way or the other. Perhaps she was your immediate supervisor, head of Human Resources, head of Finance Department or even president of the company. One thing is for sure, nowadays many companies are hiring more women to hold key management positions, which leaves us “very little” or “no” choice at all but to deal with female bosses or superiors, whether we like it or not.
Working with a female boss is a lot more “complicated” than you can ever imagine or expect. It is like trying to complete a puzzle with a missing piece, or pieces for that matter. You don’t have any idea what will happen in the coming days and you are not sure if you can “last” in your job, especially if you have an “unpredictable” female boss.
In the course of my career, I had experienced so many times working with female bosses and I found out that there was a huge difference working with them than their male counterparts. Believe me, it is a very “huge” difference.And I am speaking based on my own personal experiences and not to put anyone down. I also experienced being onemyself, so I have a fair idea and know how a female boss thinks. Below are some of the things I learned about working with female bosses:
The bottom line is, it may be more “challenging” and “demanding” to work with a female boss but you can rest assured that you will learn more from them and become a better employee in the long run.
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