72% of HR Managers Think the Monday After the Super Bowl Should Be a Work Holiday

February 2, 2018

Via: HR Hero

A new survey from staffing firm OfficeTeam may just “bowl” you over. According to 72% of HR managers, the day after the professional football championship game should be a paid national holiday from work.

That may not be a bad idea considering more than one-quarter of employees (27%) admitted they’ve called in sick or made an excuse for skipping work following a major sporting event, such as the Super Bowl, NBA Finals, or World Series. Nearly one-third of professionals (32%) have been tardy to the office the day after watching a big game.

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