HRSBT roundup: Excuses and breaks

This week we covered excuses and breaks. It's the Strange But True week in review!

You Thought You’ve Heard Them All, but Wait Until You Hear These Crazy Excuses!—Just when you thought you’ve heard it all, CareerBuilder releases its annual survey of even more crazy excuses employees have used when calling out of work. According to the survey, out of the 52% of employers who have a paid time off (PTO) program 27% of respondents who have called out felt obligated to give a reason. Below are some of the craziest excuses employers have heard!

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No Coffee Breaks for You!—Could you imagine working at a place that doesn’t allow coffee breaks? The employees must be downright miserable! Which may be the case for three hospitals in England; they are banning coffee and tea breaks because it makes the employees look unproductive.

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