According to a new survey, the Super Bowl definitely affects productivity here in America …
- 59 percent of employees admitted to skipping work or showing up late the day after a major sporting event.
- 72 percent of human resources managers said they think the day following the Super Bowl should be a paid national holiday from work.
- Workers spent an average of 27 minutes each workday on "sports-related activities" leading up to a big game
Not surprisingly, men were more than twice as likely as women to call in sick or make an excuse for not showing up the morning after a big sporting event.
And, younger employees were most likely to miss a day of work. Lightweights. (The Ladders)