6 Things We All Do While The Boss Is Off
11 August 2017
Maybe your boss has already been on their summer holiday, or perhaps you’re counting down the days until they take a break later in the year. One thing is for sure, while the cat’s away …
We’re all totally guilty of slacking off a bit in our boss’s absence. We’re not taking liberties here or falling behind, but we do allow ourselves to loosen up a bit because the powers that be aren’t looking over our shoulder.
Here are the things we’ve all done when the boss is off on leave.
Taken a longer lunch break
Just ten minutes extra here and there … You totally make up for it the rest of the year.
Skipped out a few minutes early
You’ve never been paid for all those 15 minutes you’ve stayed on, so why not make up for it now?
Groceries, clothes, random knick knacks you definitely don’t need … You can lose a good 45 minutes on eBay.
Avoided making decisions
That is just not in your pay grade. Be prepared to say “Oh, you’d better ask the boss when they get back” before offering an apologetic shrug.
Caught up on Netflix
Did you know you can watch Netflix on a small screen in the corner of your desktop? Of course you did, you wee sneak!
Forged a ‘to do’ list
You have to make it look like you done something while the boss was away …
Written By Mary Palmer