10 Best and Worst Excuses for Missing Work
By Michele Marrinan, Monster Contributing Writer
Smart Excuse: I’ve Earned It
No one can argue with performance. Come in two or three hours early – or stay late – for a week or two. Then negotiate a day off in advance. “Really work when you’re there, so you’ll be able to feel good about taking time off,” says Andrea Nierenberg, president of The Nierenberg Group, a management consulting and personal marketing practice.