Infographic: 3 in 10 employees call in sick with a fake excuse

Did your toe get stuck in a vent cover and you can’t come in today? Hear other unusual reasons for ditching work.

“I can’t come to work today—I’m sick.”

Does this line sound familiar when the weather turns cold? Yes, it’s getting nasty outside and it seems like everyone has the sniffles, but not all employees who call in sick truly feel under the weather.

According to an infographic from CareerBuilder, nearly three in 10 workers called in sick to work with a fake excuse last year.

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