The Co-Worker Next to You is Probably Contagious

Co-Worker
Co-Worker

Remember when calling in sick used to be no big deal? In fact, you were tempted to use sick leave at the slightest hint of a sniffle, cough or headache. Well, that trend went out with the recession.

These days, workers have so much on their plates and are so worried about keeping their jobs that they're dragging themselves into work, even when they're deathly ill. A new CareerBuildersurvey recently found that 66 percent of workers typically go to work when they are sick, and more than 60 percent of workers said they feel guilty if they call in sick.