Excuses to get your shift covered

But if you regularly oversleep or forget your scheduled shift start time , your employer may think you’re unmotivate unorganized or unreliable. Use your mistake as a lesson for the future. How to get your same day shift covered? What are some excuses for not working?

With a rather surprising lack of sympathy, she nearly scoffs at you at the fact you weren’t able to get your shift covered.

You’re being annoying , ” you tell her. You wouldn’t have been able to get your shift covered that close to the actual shift. Uh, yes I would be able to. I always get mine covered because my store uses Shyft.

Shift Drop – give your shift to a coworker. Shift Swap – trade shifts with a coworker. One option would be a compromise, where you agree to support extra shifts some of the time.

Let me add that a second job (part-time ) will seldom be looked upon favorably.

Let me also add that daycare schedule constraints have become a pretty rock solid reason for not working over on a given day and is now very common. The best excuses for leaving early include professional pursuits , like networking events , or personal obligations , like volunteer work. It could mean anything from fatigue to an appointment with your hairdresser , and your boss knows it. You might actually be looking for a new job but telling this to your boss as a reason for not coming to work might not be the smartest of ideas. If you are honest about staying home to find a new job, you might have your boss react in an unexpected way.

Explaining that a family member passed away late last night or early this morning is a believable way to cover up your tardiness. No boss will question this personal issue. Delivery of a family member.

Family member illness. Difference between a good and a bad excuse. Things to keep in mind when missing work. Bad Excuses for Missing Work.

Your credibility (and your ability to leave work early) will not fare well if you’re caught in a lie. Even if you think you’ve covered your tracks, it’s not worth risking the trust of your supervisor and your fellow employees. I was puking all morning…I KNOW we used a condom. He warned me this would happen.

But they do (in the US) have to pay you time and a half, at least, for overtime hours.

Health problems are the most commonly used good excuses to get out of work and they work like a charm. Just as you got out of going to school due to a stomachache when you were young, you can take a few days off from work due to your health. You can get a friend involved and tell them you cannot even speak let alone come to work. Original post by foolscap) I started a summer job a few weeks back and fairly quickly made some good friends and despite the fact that the work is very tedious and boring I was enjoying myself. This excuse can be appropriate if your employer knows that you rely on pubic means to get to work.

There are cases where there is no conveyance for example when there is a heavy demonstration. I apologize for missing work. But sometimes, you just want to sleep in, watch a cooking show that you swear you. If you are disabled or have a chronic medical condition that is disabling when it is active, you might be covered under the Americans With Disabilities Act.

This law says your employer must grant a reasonable accommodation that allows you to do your job with your disability. I pick up extra shifts pretty regularly, too, so I am pretty much everyone’s go-to when they want a shift covered. I feel like everyone forgets that I work hours a week somewhere else.

I guess they think I’m a kept woman #128578; so I get where you’re coming from. And I don’t hold all those shifts I cover over everyone’s head! I am currently a graphic designer on second shift at the Columbus branch offices. I am writing to request a change in my current shift.

I currently work first shift from 7am-3pm. I would like to request a shift change to second shift from 1pm-9pm. However, even there they might ask you do identify who else could do your job while you are out.

But generally it is the manager who will figure out exactly who will cover or if coverage is needed. If coverage is needed and no one is available to cover , the request may also get denied. As a new manager, you’ll realize pretty quickly that excuses are like clockwork—at the very moment when a big project, report, or assignment is due, they’ll come pouring in: “I didn’t have time,” “I just have too many other things on my plate right now,” “I never learned how to do that,” or—my personal favorite—“What project?

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