If You Don’t See Your Ass Going To Work Remember These Tips To Avoid Getting Caught Playing Hooky
Maybe you quietly quit. Maybe you work in an industry where it's impossible to manage a day off or enjoy any kind of work-life balance. If you’re ditching work for the day there are things to remember from your employer’s policies to directives in agencies and there are tips on how to not get caught if you chose to jump ship just for the day.
Even the best of the type-A personalities can have a bad run. You know the type. They’ve never missed a day, are always the earliest to arrive, and are haled by the bosses as their most productive employees. They’re the know-it, seen it, and done it all men and women that everybody loves. I once had a boss that told me in his office, as he complained about having to deal with someone that got caught ditching work if you’re going to do it “stay out of places people might see you, and stay off Facebook.” It was good advice to say the least, even if it wasn’t the most professional view for my boss to share with me. Later on down the line, he left over a failed drug test, but that’s a different story.
There are a few things in the world that people who skip work successfully must be aware of, and a few that rank amateurs should take note of.
DON’T POST EVENTS ON SOCIAL MEDIA IN REAL-TIME
I had a buddy that worked for me. He was, by all accounts, a hell of a good guy. He was a good husband, a better father, and a decent friend. We all liked working with him. The one thing that we all accepted early on was that he wasn’t very dependable. He’d worked for other supervisors first, and I had heard all the stories. It was such a running joke that he would call in or be gone on certain days that he was the star of conspiracy stories about him ditching work.
One of the lessons that he learned, taught to him by yours truly, was that Facebook…