Funniest Excuses For Not Going to Work

Days off from work are inevitable – for reasons such as illness, emergencies or commitment. But what about those employees who just want a lazy day in bed? In this infographic from Job Cluster, we are shown some of the more creative excuses for not coming into work.

Let us know in the comments any creative excuses you’ve heard!


  • Attending your sisters boyfriends uncles guinea pigs funeral is NOT a legitimate reason to miss a day of work.
  • Make sure you always have an emergency sewing kit with you incase your trousers split on your journey to work…
  • Don’t trust fortune tellers!

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By Ruby Lowe

Account Executive at Link Humans, download our 12 Essentials of Employer Branding eBook now.