Lying on the Job
Is there ever a reason for a worker to lie to a boss? Sure, but they aren't necessarily good. Ninety-three percent of workers lie "regularly and habitually" in the workplace, according to a survey by psychotherapist Brad Blanton — and that's more often than we would at home. So what are the lies we tell, and why do we tell them? We found a number that are not only common, but have been told so often that the truth can seem odder by comparison. It's not a one-way street, though. Here are 30 Lies Bosses Tell Employees.