When you’re running late to work, it helps to have a believable excuse to get you off and keep you on your boss’s good side! If you are running late for work, use the infographic below as a handy reference for the ‘best excuses to give when you’re running late.’
It will more than likely happen to you sometime in your career point to be late for work. Sometimes time in the morning just slips way from you or unexpected circumstances could hinder your way to work. So when this happens you need a good reason and explanation for being late!
You should already be aware that there are some standard excuses that every boss has heard millions of times before so making sure you use a unique one is important if you are to be let off! You better avoid using the normal generic excuses because obviously they do not work.
This infographic shows a number of original late excuses to tell your boss that is less likely to be used as much. Some of them are very creative so you may decide for yourself whether to try them or not. It is a common understanding that absolute honesty in the workplace is ‘not’ the best policy! Besides, chronic lateness can end up affecting your long term career and also your future references if you are to leave your current position.
An infographic by Health Listed.