10 Best and Worst Excuses for Missing Work
By Michele Marrinan, Monster Contributing Writer
Smart Excuse: I Have Cramps
Before you dismiss this one, think about it: Who can argue? “It’s such an embarrassing topic that nobody will ever challenge it,” says Jennifer Newman, vice president of Lippe Taylor Public Relations. She has used this excuse – and had it used on her – successfully. “It’s one of those things that men honestly have no clue about, and women can sympathize with.” One important point: Don’t use this one if you’re a man. It’ll never work.