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Ever Been Late for Work? Use These Top Excuses!

Written by Jessie Liu

Ever been late for work? If you have, don’t feel bad. At least 16% of the working population admits to getting to work late at least once a week. 27% of workers confess to coming through the door behind schedule at least once a month. Those delays are most often caused by traffic (30%), lack of sleep (19%), bad weather (9%), getting kids to day care or school (8%). Check out the following infographic for some top “made-up” excuses you may or may not want to try the next time when you are running late.

top excuses for being late to work

Infographic courtesy of Online Clock via visual.ly.

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About the author

Jessie Liu

Jessie Liu is a digital marketer, specializing in SEO, Digital Analytics, Content Marketing and Social Media. She helps lead TheJobNetwork’s content marketing efforts, including content strategy and promotion strategy. She believes in data-driven decision making. She recently adopted a Beagle mix puppy named Happy. Feel free to tweet her @jessiecliu for pictures of her adorable new puppy or just any marketing related stuff.

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