Search SEARCH

How to get my character away from the office for a few days?

I'm currently writing a short story, my main character is the boss and my other main character is his secretary. I want my secretary to get a promotion to assistant when they prove they can run the office when the boss isn't there, the only problem is, this means I need to get the boss out of the office for a few days. Any ideas on reasons he might be called away?

Asked By: happygurl - 12/22/2012
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
Sounds like a neat story... More
Answered By: Novel Engineer ♥ - 12/22/2012
Additional Answers (5)
He could have a family member in hospital or he has gone to a conference the other side of the country?
Answered By: Shannon - 12/22/2012
 
Death of a family member? Business in a foreign country? Illness? A social event like a brother's or a best friend's marriage?
Answered By: Xerxes - 12/22/2012
 
Business trip/conference/convention/marketing efforts... More
Answered By: Phil - 12/22/2012
 
His wife going to hospital seems like a good excuse.
Answered By: Melica Summers - 12/22/2012
 
The boss in your story could have been called away for something as simple as a wedding or a funeral.
Answered By: hissing_iguana - 12/22/2012
 
Sponsored results
$45/hour Part-Time Job Openings. Requirements: Must Have Computer.
www.workathome251.org
(97) Local Jobs Pay $17-$92 Per Hour- Available Today. Apply Now!
800Hiring.com/Jobs
Over 483 Local Jobs Now Hiring In Your Area. $18-$87/Hr - Apply Today!
Jobs.Quick-com
Work At Home Jobs Make $87/HR, Jobs Seen On TV. Jobs Hiring Now
www.HomeJobs-Finder.info

Other Career Questions

What is your current job? Why did you choose this job? What do you enjoy about your job? What do you dislike about your job? What would be your perfect job? Would you rather have this j...
3 answers - Asked By: drop pants not bombs!.♥ - 3/2/2010
Where are the jobs? Is productivity and globalization creating a permanent “recession” of jobs? My main issue is I am doing a paper for school and have no idea where to begin. I was hoping suggestions...
4 answers - Asked By: bayebd24【ツ】 - 11/21/2007
Hi ok im 19 and about to start college to do an acess course into a university. Ive been browsing through all the courses and im tottaly stuck! I thought politics but im scared ill end up with some r...
1 answers - Asked By: roseparkerly - 1/26/2009

Content is not owned or controlled by Monster. Any content concerns should be addressed with Yahoo!
Yahoo! Does not evaluate or guarantee the accuracy of any Yahoo! Answers content. Yahoo! Disclaimer.

Popular Articles

Best-Paying Work-from-Home Jobs Article Rating
It’s easier than ever to work from home. Of course, not every job is a mobile job, and some companies aren’t interested in having their employees work from home.
2013 Marketing Jobs Outlook Article Rating
The US may be facing another year of anemic hiring overall, but that won't be the case in the high-orbit world of multichannel, digital media marketing.
For Employers: Post Jobs | Search Resumes | Advertise
About Monster | Work for Monster | Advertise with Us | AdChoices | Partner with Us | Investor Relations | Social Media
Terms of Use | Privacy Center | Accessibility Center | Help | Security | Contact Us | Sitemap | Mobile
©2014 Monster - All Rights Reserved U.S. Patents No. 5,832,497; 7,599,930 B1; 7,827,125 and 7,836,060 MWW - Looking for Monster Cable? - V: 2014.1.40.24-208
eTrustLogo