I am in an interesting situation. I work Monday-Thursday (company policy, normal companies work Monday-Friday). I have a Skype interview scheduled for next Friday). Today I realized the upcoming Monday after the interview day is a public holiday here.
I just realized today it's a very good opportunity to go on 4 day vacations. Only problem is this single interview (which is just a short call as part of first round). I want to request them to reschedule it without sounding unprofessional.
I feel if I told them I want to go on holidays rather than interviewing, I feel that's sure way to get rejection mail. I am thinking of lying about being sick a day before and ask them for next Friday. They have no way of knowing if I am resting at home, or on holidays. My social networks are also private so no prospective employer can see them.
My question is, is it professional (considering I have no obligations towards them) and can it backfire on me somehow?