How much information am I required to give my employer?

I am currently working off the books for a small company located in a private home. I came in late this morning due to a personal appt which I notified my immediate supervisor about yesterday. The owner pitched a fit when he called this morning and I wasn't here. Since I am actively looking for a "real job" and may need to go in interviews during the day, how much information is he entitled to regarding my whereabouts? (Since school is starting next month I'll probably be using the "appointment with the financial/academic advisor" cover at some point.)

Asked By: Melissa K - 7/24/2008
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
Your current job doesn't sound like a serious place, so just tell him basics. If you already notified your supervisor about your delay in advance that is all he needs to know.
Answered By: Greg C - 7/24/2008
Additional Answers (3)
His expectation is that you be where he expects you to be within a certain schedule. His schedule, not yours. Bosses do tend to get pissy since most of them don't like suprises. He doesn't really give a rat's fanny where you are- he just knows where he wants you to be: at work. School stuff sounds reasonable, just... More
Answered By: geegee - 7/24/2008
Sounds af your boss could care less about where you are or what you are long as you are at work. If possible I would schedule your interviews aroung working hours if you can..just to avoid any problems/questions. As for an excuse a simple I have an appt should be fine.
Answered By: Christy SD Nurse - 7/24/2008
Just give the bare basics of where you are & why you will be late or leave early. Since you had already notified the supervisor that you'd be late; he/she should have passed that information on the the boss when your whereabouts came into question.
Answered By: squirrellymom2 - 7/24/2008
Sponsored results
Over 483 Local Jobs Now Hiring In Your Area. $18-$87/Hr - Apply Today!
Click. Search. Apply. Free!
Jobs hiring near your local area. Part-time, Full-time, Work at home.
Sobre 287 Trabajos en tu area. $15-87/hora - Aplica Ahora.

Other Career Questions

What is your current job? Why did you choose this job? What do you enjoy about your job? What do you dislike about your job? What would be your perfect job? Would you rather have this j...
3 answers - Asked By: drop pants not bombs!.♥ - 3/2/2010
Where are the jobs? Is productivity and globalization creating a permanent “recession” of jobs? My main issue is I am doing a paper for school and have no idea where to begin. I was hoping suggestions...
4 answers - Asked By: bayebd24【ツ】 - 11/21/2007
Hi ok im 19 and about to start college to do an acess course into a university. Ive been browsing through all the courses and im tottaly stuck! I thought politics but im scared ill end up with some r...
1 answers - Asked By: roseparkerly - 1/26/2009

Content is not owned or controlled by Monster. Any content concerns should be addressed with Yahoo!
Yahoo! Does not evaluate or guarantee the accuracy of any Yahoo! Answers content. Yahoo! Disclaimer.

Popular Articles

Best-Paying Work-from-Home Jobs Article Rating
It’s easier than ever to work from home. Of course, not every job is a mobile job, and some companies aren’t interested in having their employees work from home.
2013 Marketing Jobs Outlook Article Rating
The US may be facing another year of anemic hiring overall, but that won't be the case in the high-orbit world of multichannel, digital media marketing.
For Employers: Post Jobs | Search Resumes | Advertise
About Monster | Work for Monster | Advertise with Us | AdChoices | Partner with Us | Investor Relations | Social Media
Terms of Use | Privacy Center | Accessibility Center | Help | Security | Contact Us | Sitemap | Mobile
©2014 Monster - All Rights Reserved U.S. Patents No. 5,832,497; 7,599,930 B1; 7,827,125 and 7,836,060 MWW - Looking for Monster Cable? - V: 2014.1.40.24-307