What’s the best excuse to miss work?
Good excuses to miss workSickness.
If you’re not feeling well, it’s best not to go to work.
Family illness or emergency.
Home emergency/car trouble.
Death of a loved one.
Unhappy with job.
What to say when you’re calling in sick?
If You’re Actually Sick Try saying: “I started feeling unwell yesterday evening and feel even worse this morning. I’m not well enough to come to the office and I don’t want to risk passing anything on to others. I’m going to take a day off to get better and, hopefully, I will be OK to come back to work tomorrow.
When you call in sick do you have to give a reason?
There’s zero reason that your manager needs to know the reason for your sick day.
What’s a good sickie excuse?
But some excuses may be more believable to employers than others, so choose yours wisely. A 2015 survey by UK healthcare provider Benenden found vomiting, diarrhoea and the flu are the best excuses, but don’t call in claiming a migraine or head cold.
What is a good excuse to call out of work last minute?
Obviously, there are very good reasons for not going in: you could be (actually) sick, which is usually the MVP of excuses. A family emergency, a doctor’s appointment, or even a mental health day are solid grounds for staying home, too.