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10 Best and Worst Excuses for Missing Work

By Michele Marrinan, Monster Contributing Writer



Smart Excuse: I Have a Doctor’s Appointment





This excuse will get you out of work for a half-day or so. Make the appointment first thing in the morning or late in the day, say around 3 p.m. You can leave the office by 2:30 p.m. and get home (hopefully) by 4 p.m. The shortened day will help you recharge, especially if you schedule it on a Friday afternoon.

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