ARE YOU A GREAT EMPLOYER? Do you work for a great employer?? The best bosses I ever had seemed to understand what makes a great employer... they were tough, often demanding, but also inspiring, and fair. If you are a boss, you know that these three attributes are absolutely necessary -- and if you are an employee looking for a new job -- then this is what you should be looking for in your new boss. Let’s go through each of the three qualities, and then you can ask yourself whether or not you have a great employer.