Monthly Archives: June 2007

Calling in Sick – part 3

“I was abducted by aliens…” When asked to share the most unusual excuses workers gave for missing work, recruiting managers shared some of their favorite examples: “I’m too drunk to drive to work.”“I accidentally flushed my keys down the toilet.”“I … Continue reading

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Calling in Sick – Part 2

Purportedly from the Sunday, April 14, 1994 edition of the Washington Post. A contest was held in which readers were asked to come up with excuses to miss a day of work: If it is all the same to you, … Continue reading

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Calling in sick

A new survey on “summer absenteeism” shows 39 percent of full-time employees have called in sick just to enjoy a day off. They call it a “mental health day.” They use the day to go shopping, go to the lake, … Continue reading

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Politicians and faith

Lately, we’ve been hearing a lot of God-talk from the political candidates. It seems to be going far beyond the customary, “And may God bless America.”In the past, whenever a politician would speak out about their faith, the press would … Continue reading

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The naked worker

In the beginning, Adam and Eve were completely transparent in the Garden. It wasn’t their lack of clothing. It was their attitudes. It was the way they conducted their lives. Since there was no sin, there was no need to … Continue reading

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