Even if you pride yourself on punctuality and attendance, it's inevitable that one day, you'll have to call in to excuse yourself from work. Faking it or not, there are good reasons to skip work and then there are... the not so great reasons to call in from work. To steer you in the right hooky-playing direction, this list is full of good reasons to not go to work.
Missing work and missing school are two totally different things. When you go into the office, you're expected to perform and someone is paying you to do it. If you're going to be completely distracted because your fiancé just called off your wedding, you should probably refrain from crying at your desk and let your employer know you need to take time off. If you've been sniffling or feeling nauseous, be it food poisoning or the common cold, you should play it safe and rest and recover away from the communal office environment.
But don't go being too creative and loose with your excuses for missing work. Super hungover? You probably don't want to tell your boss that. Didn't get any sleep because you were up all night playing video games? Refrain from that confession, too. This list is full of practical reasons for skipping work. Because you never know when your sister-in-law is going to go into labor and request your chauffeuring services.If you're nervous about calling in sick, or if you're trying to prepare for a sweet day of playing hooky, check out these solid reasons on why to skip work. Everybody needs a little peace and quiet once in a while, so don't be afraid to use one of these excuses when you need to. Vote up the reasons you think are the most credible/fool-proof and add any reasons you think should make the cut!