Humor Web Humor 30 Funny Work Memes About the Drudgery of Employment Memes for People Who Work to Live and Not Vice Versa Share PINTEREST Email Print Meme at work, or become the meme at work. moodboard / Getty Web Humor Memes Funny Videos Holiday Humor By Beverly Jenkins Beverly Jenkins is a humor and pop culture writer. She has published three web humor books and six calendars, including You Had One Job! and Photobombed. our editorial process Beverly Jenkins Updated September 17, 2019 No matter how you slice it, getting up and going to work almost every single day of the week is a real drag. File this fact under "things you never realized when you were a kid," back when life was simple and you never had to worry about the mundane details of survival. Sure, some people love their work and can't wait to get up each day to head into the office, but let's face it, those people are freaks. Just kidding—but they are the exception to the rule. Most people bristle at having to spend 40 hours a week sitting indoors when it's a beautiful summer day outside, or having to spend time and money commuting to and from a job they detest. It's a sad fact of adulthood that we must essentially trade our time for money so that we can purchase "fun" things like food, rent, and toilet paper. Thankfully the people of the internet are here with funny memes about working that are sure to ease even the worst "case of the Mondays." 01 of 30 What a Pity Via Imgur Let's face it, people have procrastinated and avoided work whenever possible since the dawn of time. It's all part of the human experience. 02 of 30 Improvise. Adapt. Overcome! Via Facebook Looks legit. 03 of 30 Those Were the Days Via Me.me Youth is truly wasted on the young. 04 of 30 That's a Pretty Good Reason Via Reddit There's nothing more motivating than an empty wallet, except perhaps an empty stomach. 05 of 30 Not Fooling Anyone Via Reddit Officer Purrs-A-Lot reporting for duty! 06 of 30 Happens Every Darn Week Via Facebook Why are the weeks so long but the weekends so short? Way to mess that schedule up for all of humanity. 07 of 30 We Can Do It! Via Facebook Who needs sleep, anyway? Sleep is for wimps. *sobbing quietly* 08 of 30 The Time Has Come Via Facebook Seemed like such a good idea on Friday.... 09 of 30 Smell Ya' Later, Suckers! Via Facebook Do yourself a favor and do not stand between me and the doorway at 4:55 p.m. on Fridays. You'll thank me later. 10 of 30 Nyah Nyah Nyah Nyah Nyah! Via Bored Panda Being supported by management might not be the best feeling in the world, but it's close. 11 of 30 Welcome Aboard! Via Twitter Every employee needs a safe space. 12 of 30 Spoiler Alert: It's a Lot Via Facebook It's an upward trend that has no signs of stopping. You know, kind of like the opposite of my bank account balance. 13 of 30 Not Even a Single Percent Via Instagram I'm present and accounted for, but that's about all you're getting out of me this week. 14 of 30 You're Welcome, Karen Via Facebook I don't like to call myself a hero for saving her life, but if the shoe fits. 15 of 30 Just Smile and Wave Via me.me Just a few hours left. You've got this! 16 of 30 Did You Turn It Off and Then Turn It Back On? Via Instagram You know what they say, "if you're a hammer everything looks like a nail." 17 of 30 I Am Dead Inside Via Facebook "The world is a vampire, sent to drain...." 18 of 30 When Your Brain Is Still on Vacation Via Facebook I'm here! Physically, anyway. 19 of 30 What Is This Thing You Call "Sunlight?" Via Facebook Do they make an SPF 1000? 20 of 30 Only Every Single Monday Via Facebook Oh, we hates it alright. 21 of 30 Morale Has Improved 100% Via Facebook Sure we've had an uptick in people falling asleep at their desks, but let's not sweat the small stuff. 22 of 30 Oh, Yeah Via Instagram I'm still boring even when I have free time. I forgot there for a second. 23 of 30 Never Too Young Via Imgur Start them on the boring conference calls early. Crush those young spirits while they're still in elementary school. What a time-saver! 24 of 30 That's a Good Reason Via Imgur You really can't argue with this logic. 25 of 30 It's Me. I Am The Potato Via Imgur Stick a fork in me; I'm done. 26 of 30 You Didn't Want a Raise Anyway Via Imgur Will a pizza party help pay my rent, Stanley? Will it?! 27 of 30 What a Breath of Fresh Air Via Imgur I'm so refreshed I could go on hating this job for another 20 years. Yaaay. 28 of 30 "Need" Is Such a Relative Term Via Imgur Be right back, I have a Staples order to place before 5 o'clock. 29 of 30 Thank Goodness for Work Friends Via Imgur They really do make life bearable between the hours of 9 and 5. 30 of 30 So, So Difficult Via Imgur No need to eat your keyboard, though. Let's not go nuts. Hang in there, folks. Another weekend is mere days away!