Likely Excuse: Craziest Sick Calls of 2014 as Listed by CareerBuilder

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Dallas — When it comes to crazy excuses to skip out of work, looks like some folks take their lead from Ferris Bueller.

But, even the king of sick day stunts, would be put to shame with this year’s list of shenanigans generated by CareerBuilder.

That’s right – if you think your sick call was inventive, just get a load of these.

The site released its 2014 list of the most unbelievable excuses given to bosses.

Coming in at Number 10: “Employee accidentally got on a plane.”

How about Number 2: “Employee’s plastic surgery…needed some “tweaking””

Number 5: “Employee woke up in a good mood and didn’t want to ruin it.”

The number one excuse given to bosses this year….“Employee just put a casserole in the oven.”

Wait, what? Guess you can really make this stuff up. Sure, it’s all fun and games until some one gets caught. According to CareerBuilder, 1 in 4 bosses have busted workers faking a sick day, by checking social media.

What’s more, 1 in 5 have actually canned a worker for lying. So, remember, if you plan to call-in, make sure it’s more sick than shtick.

For complete list of excuses, click here.


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