Is your ideal boss more likely to say “Make my day!” or ask “You talking to me?”
This Sunday night, after Barbara Walters’s tete-a-tete with nominees but before the Academy Awards are handed out, take a moment to consider who your ideal boss would be if you could choose from past Oscar recipients.
CareerBuilder.com recently did just that, asking 6.704 U.S. employees which Oscar-winning actor or actress they would most like to work for. According to the new survey, most prefer Julia Roberts or Tom Hanks as their ideal boss.
Other top vote-getters included Stephen Spielberg, Denzel Washington, Susan Sarandon, Gwyneth Paltrow, Reese Witherspoon, Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, John Wayne, Robert DeNiro, and Clint Eastwood.
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In addition, the CareerBuilder.com survey discovered that 32% say drama is the type of movie genre that best describes their workplace, followed by comedy at 28% and adventure at 11%.
The good news for employers? Only 6% say their workplace could be best described as a horror or a war movie.