Should the day after the Super Bowl be a national holiday? According to a new survey, your head of HR probably has your back . . . or they're just sick of you rolling in late still smelling like beer and Funyuns.
According to a new survey, 72% of HR managers think the Monday after the big game SHOULD be a paid holiday.
They got a list of six different events, and had to choose which one should get a holiday. 72% said the day after the Super Bowl. The second most popular choice was the day after the NBA finals with just 5% of the vote.
2% said the day after the Oscars . . . 2% said the day after the World Cup . . . another 2% said the day after the Stanley Cup Finals . . . and just 1% said the day after the last game of the World Series. 17% said NONE of those days should be a holiday.
32% of us have shown up late the day after a major sporting event. 27% have called in sick. And on average, we waste 27 minutes a day on sports-related activities in the LEAD-UP to a major sporting event.
By the way, another new survey just found that football is still BY FAR America's favorite sport to watch. 38% said football, followed by baseball at 12% . . . basketball, 10% . . . soccer, 9% . . . hockey, 5% . . . and auto racing, 5%. (PR Newswire / PRRI)