12 Hilariously Relatable Work Memes for Those Brave Souls Facing the 40 Hour Work Week

Some things in life are for certain: death, taxes, and work. With whatever remains of the economy being sustained by steady 9-to-5 workers, the pressure is on to keep up that feeling of productivity. But we all need a break once in a while, right?

For sure – and that’s what we have good ol’ work-related memes for.

Here are 12 hilarious work memes to recharge all you brave (and employed!) souls working hard out there.

1. The most important info

Safe places to cry should definitely be considered a workplace perk.

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2. Classic burnout

No wonder the turnover is so high!

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3. Looks like we’ve got a rat

This is the easiest way to ensure that you have absolutely zero friends at work.

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4. Sweet freedom…

It’s only a quick train ride away.

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5. What a nightmare

I can’t wait for Amazon to finally put the good worker chip in my brain.

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6. Sick joke

Does this mean we can get some more PTO?

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7. Let them get wrecked

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8. Um…

Like hello – not everyone has a trust fund to fall back on.

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9. Yes, 100%

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10. Joker unleashed

Seriously, has anyone else caught on to this? Why do we even get degrees anymore?

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11. This is just counter-intuitive

Seriously, I thought vacations were supposed to restorative, not just inflame your hatred of work even more.

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12. Way to go!

You’ve now officially reached a BAC level of 0.08.

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Not that I condone getting drunk at work… But that last one feels pretty accurate, just given all of the circumstances we’re dealing with right now.

If you seriously need to throw some back during the day to get by, honestly, who are the rest of us to judge?

What are some of your favorite work memes to help you get through the week?

Share them with us in the comments!