Office Dilemma – Clocking in a Co-worker

time-clockFrom the comments on this blog and the emails I’ve received I can see that we have some experienced workers who know their way around the office.

I have a scenario that I’ve been pondering.

One of your co-workers walks up to you at the end of the day. You consider this woman a friend. You go out to lunch with her once a week. She asks you for a big favor. She has been coming in late because of problems at home. Her boss has been breathing down her neck and she needs your help. She needs to come in just an hour later due to this family issue. She says that this is the only time that she will ever ask you to do this huge favor, but she really needs you to clock her in to keep her boss off her back.

You know how tough her boss can be. You used to work in her department. If she gets busted for coming in late too many times her boss won’t hesitate to fire her. Her boss has fired people for less.

Would you take the risk of helping her out?

Or do you think it’s just wrong and wouldn’t help her out at all?

What’s your reasoning behind your choice?

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One of my recently discovered blogs is White Hot Truth by Danielle LaPorte. I loved the post how to kiss up to your muse. Plus the article has a Neil Young interview at the end of it. It doesn't get any better than that.

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