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Like A Boss: Words for the Person in Charge

July 26, 2020
Coming up with just the right word to describe the person in charge won't be a boss battle if you learn these highly employable terms.
administrator
In Latin, ministrare can mean "to manage" or "to control."
Last week, the first week of school in Georgia’s Cherokee County School District, administrators sent 14 letters to parents, each disclosing new cases of the novel coronavirus, which causes the disease covid-19.
coordinator
Ordinatus means "ordered" or "arranged" in Latin. So someone who coordinates things or people puts them in order and helps them perform smoothly.
“We really hope that it’s going to ease that burden, at least a little bit, for many families,” said Soljane Martinez, the education coordinator at the university’s Annenberg Institute for School Reform.
employer
Traditionally, the federal loans are paid back by increasing payroll taxes paid by employers.
executive
The Warner Bros. studio announced that the three veteran executives would be leaving as part of the reorganization.
foreman
The manager in charge and two foremen were ordered to be detained over the incident at the factory in Sakarya province, Anadolu said.
honcho
Hancho is Japanese for "group leader." American soldiers brought the word back from the Pacific theater in World War II. It originated in the Chinese ban "group" zhang "leader."
As the album blasts through the arsenal of speakers, Vedder sits in a reserved section with one of his daughters, Republic Records honcho Monte Lipman and others, hunched over listening intently.
leader
The governor said he is in talks with state legislative leaders on alternatives to continue helping Californians who lost jobs after Newsom’s March stay-at-home order to reduce the spread of the coronavirus.
manager
From the Latin word manus, for "hand," via the Italian verb maneggiare, meaning "to handle skillfully," we get manager.
“TikTok would not be the vibrant community that it is today without creators like these,” said Vanessa Pappas, general manager of TikTok U.S., in a statement.
superintendent
Janet Robinson, the superintendent in Stratford, Connecticut, said some of her district’s 13 schools were built between 80 and 100 years ago and aren’t capable of handling modern air systems - “they are a challenge.”
supervisor
Supervisor literally means "overseer" in Latin.
A governor is also empowered to fill vacancies on county supervisor boards.

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