COMPANY CULTURE / OCT. 01, 2014
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Top 10 Crazy Excuses for Arriving Late to Work

Top 10 Crazy Excuses for Arriving Late to Work
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You’d think it’d be any person’s worst nightmare to be late for work, right? Apparently this person thought their bad dream would be a good enough excuse to be late for work anyways.

We’ve all had those days when it’s almost impossible to get to work on time because we have been ignoring our alarm clock’s ring and pressing snooze 15 times. If you are running late to get to work, you are not alone. In the US, 23% of workers fail to arrive at work on time at least once a month and 15% of the US workforce admits to arriving late at least once a week.

In a recent survey employers shared some of the oddest excuses they’ve heard from tardy employees. Some excuses are so bad, though, that all you can do is laugh. Here are the top 10 outrageous excuses employees have used to justify their lateness at work…

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