HR Strange But True!
March 17, 2011

March Madness isn’t the only event employees are placing bets on, according to a recent survey. In fact, these office pools have nothing to do with sports.

Here are some of the strangest pools from a recent CareerBuilder survey:

  • How long someone could keep binder clips attached to his body.
  • What time during the day a co-worker would fall asleep at her desk.
  • What a co-worker would use as his next excuse to call off work.
  • How many people would call in sick the day a new video game came out.
  • Blood alcohol results on drunk patients.
  • How long two co-workers would date.
  • And last, but not least, who could grow the best mustache.

Another survey, conducted by Spherion, found that a few employees also bet on the outcomes of award shows and reality TV shows.

Have heard of, or participated in, a strange workplace pool? Share your story with us!

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