Umm guys I’ve got to be honest here. I’ve been putting off writing this article for a few days.It’s been tough having to juggle between work commitments, family, friends, MRT breakdowns and the like.
Before you accuse me of promoting poor work habits, we’ve all made excuses to avoid uncomfortable situations at work, right?
And here are the 10 excuses every Singaporean uses at work 😉
We all know you hit the snooze button to enjoy those extra minutes of shuteye.
Accidents happen and unfortunately it can happen to someone very dear to us. Your boss is usually sympathetic and will give you time to address family matters. However, feigning “accidents” or even a death too often in the family is almost always a bad idea.You can only use it so many times before you run out of ‘family members’.
This one is fairly reasonable as it has happened. Not applicable to people who drive.
This is nothing to laugh about ok? Stomachaches are really painful.
Sometimes we genuinely need to take some time off work. It’s perfectly fine to take the day off to sort out your urgent matters.
Just remember, it’s never cool to be unreliable. Honour your commitments people!
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