I have heard some crazy work late excuses in my time, but some of the ones featured in this article take the cake…
The 9 Craziest Work Late Excuses
While heavy traffic might be the most common reason for showing up late for work, it’s certainly not the most outlandish, new research finds.
A study by online career site CareerBuilder reveals that frozen car keys and bear attacks top this year’s listof the most outrageous excuses for arriving to work late. Among the other more memorable excuses hiring managers heard from tardy employees in the past year included:
Employee dropped her purse into a coin-operated newspaper box and couldn’t retrieve it without change (which was in the purse).
Employee accidentally left the apartment with his roommate’s girlfriend’s shoes on and had to go back to change.