20 Best Career Memes for 2023

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There’s no doubt about it – it has been a long, hard year for many of us in the workforce. From an unimaginable number of work related changes with covid to the constant reminder of a potential recession looming over our heads. Things have been…interesting.

Luckily, there is still one thing capable of bringing comfort and happiness to employees throughout the country, and that thing is “memes“.

Boss was a jerk today? We’ve got a meme for that.

Job interview you were hoping to nail went terrible? Yup, got one for that too.

Coworker called in and put all the extra work on your plate? We’ve got you covered.

Nothing cheers me up more than a great career meme which is why we came up with this list. With 2022 finally coming to a close, we have rounded up our favorite career related memes to help kickstart your new year. Here’s our list of the 20 best career memes for 2023.


20 Best Career Memes for 2023

1. Tired At Work Meme

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When you are tired at work and don’t want to speak to anyone.


2. Work Bestie Meme

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When your work bestie leaves for the day.


3. Working the Weekend Meme

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Me working on a Saturday vs the rest of the world.


4. First Day of Work Meme

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Me wandering around clueless on my first day of work.


5. Quitting Meme

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When you get a new job and are ready to quit your old job, but appreciate everything they’ve done.


6. Hard Worker Meme

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When it says “hard worker” on your resume but no one really cares (this should be a given).


7. Covid Weight Gain Meme

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Day one working from home compared to two years later. Covid weight gain!


8. Systems Down Mean

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Me explaining to the customer why our system is down at the moment.


9. PTO Meme

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Me trying to calculate how much PTO I have left for the year. 


10. Unpaid Internship Meme

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Unpaid interns talking to paid interns about getting paid.


11. First Day Back Meme

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How my first week back to work feels like after an extended break.


12. Leaving Early Meme

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The other employees when you decide to leave work early for once.


13. Cover Letter Meme

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When you decide to combine your resume with a detailed cover letter.


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14. Remote Work Meme

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When your employer says you can work remotely moving forward.


15. Getting Ready to Leave Meme

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Me getting ready to leave for the day and my boss coming to ask me to stay late.


16. Work On Day Off Meme

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When your boss asks you to come in on your day off.


17. Hear Back After Interview

Hear Back After Job Interview Meme

When you finally hear back after a job interview.


18. Internship Experience Meme

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Getting rejected from an internship because you don’t have any experience.


19. Job Application Request Meme

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When you are filling out a job application and it keeps asking you to add more experience.


20. Leader vs Boss Meme

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When you have a leader and not just a boss.


Wrapping Up | Best Memes for Work

There you have it. Our twenty best job related memes for this coming year.

We know job searching, having an interview discussion or performing your daily work tasks can be stressful, so hopefully this list helped lightened things up and brought some joy to your day. Here’s a quick recap of our memes:

If you have any fun meme ideas or a great work related meme you have come across in the past, jump on one of our social platforms and share it with us. We would love to see it!

Best of luck in the new year!


Title: 20 Best Career Memes for 2023

Category: Memes and Career Development

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