Contact Us

Top 10 Excuses for Being Late to Work

The famous Career Builder “Most Outrageous Excuses for Being Late” survey is out, and they fuond 16% of employees are late for work at least once a week.

Here are most bizarre excuses, the top 10:

1) Employee said he was late because he had no intention of getting to work before 9am (his start time was 8am)

2) Employee’s cat had the hiccups

3) Employee believed his commute time should count toward his work hours

4) Employee claimed a fox stole her car keys

5) Employee had to take a personal call from the state governor (turned out to be true)

6) Employee was late because of a job interview with another firm

7) Employee thought she had won the lottery (she didn’t)

8 ) Employee’s angry roommate cut the cord to his phone charger, so it didn’t charge and his alarm didn’t go off

9) Employee’s leg was trapped between the subway car and the platform (turned out to be true)

10) Employee got distracted watching the Today Show.

What’s your excuse?

Best of WFGR

Recommended For You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://wfgr.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Please solve this simple math problem to prove that you are a real person.

Sign up for WFGR VIP quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive WFGR VIP contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.