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January 1, 1999
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Here are 12 explanations that employees might say when they’re caught sleeping at their desks:

  • "They told me at the blood bank this might happen."

 

  • "This is just a 15-minute power nap like they raved about in that time management course you sent me to."

 

  • "Whew! Guess I left the top off the liquid paper. You probably got here just in time."

 

  • "This is in exchange for the six hours last night when I dreamed about work."

 

  • "It’s okay ... I’m still billing the client."

 

  • "I wasn’t sleeping! I was meditating on the mission statement."

 

  • "I was testing my keyboard for drool resistance."

 

  • "I was doing a yoga exercise to relieve work-related stress."

 

  • "Rats! Why did you interrupt me? I almost had figured out a solution to our biggest company problem."

 

  • "The coffee machine’s broken."

 

  • "Someone must have put decaf in the wrong pot."

 

  • "Amen."

SOURCE: Superkids

Workforce, January 1999, Vol. 78, No. 1, p. 26.

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