100+ Work Cartoons to Help You Get Through the Week
Take a break at your home office and laugh with our collection of Reader's Digest cartoons about work life.
Have you tried turning it off and on again?
Name That Salary
Now that’s one weird office party game.
An Age-Old Problem
No literal broths were spoiled in the making of this cartoon.
The Interview Killer
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The Essence of Leadership
…and one never knows how loyalty is born.
Jeff’s no Stephen Curry.
World’s Worst CEO
To put it mildly, the company isn’t very well-run.
Transparency and Accountability
“Uh-oh, here come more regulations.”
Dealing with Losses
“Ready for the stockholders meeting?”
Think Outside the Box
“This guy knows how to find revenue streams.”
Chloe the Cat Lover
“Chloe, you own the company. Just bring your cat to work!”
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More than most, Steve was able to appreciate the high-speed elevators.
Architect Run Amok
“Bob, stop going Godzilla with the new building model!”
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A straight shot to the 30th floor… the joy was too much for Henry.
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Social Distancing Evaluation
“You’re doing great!”
Social Distancing in the Workplace
At least they’re obeying the “two-metre” rule…
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“Bobby, Come On Out and Play”
Don’t listen to them, Bobby! (Remember, folks: stay home, avoid crowds, and refrain from touching one another.)
It Really Ties the Room Together
“Jack, I must have that painting for my office.”
“At this company, we have a strict ‘no boss’ culture.”
(Not) OK Computer
“This time, I think it’s a hardware problem.”
A Very Difficult Situation
“Unfortunately, there’s another elephant in the room.”
A Different Kind of Protest
“He refuses to change the lightbulb until we change our management style.”
There wasn’t enough money in the budget, apparently.
“It’s a dog-eat-dog world out there. Thank goodness I’m a rodent.”
“My approach tends to be revolutionary.”
Employee of the Month
“As employee of the month, you get to be first on the elevator.”
Where Drama Reigns
“You have clearly heard about his toxic personality.”
As Kids See It
“If you get to be a stay-at-home dad, why can’t I be a stay-at-home kid?”
“Do the workers feel we are milking them for too many hours a week?”
Do I Have Your Attention?
“Here’s where you give me non-comprehending nods of approval.”
A Different Kind of Downsizing
“We’re going to shrink your department even more.”
Down to Business
“I’m going to be on time today because it’s fun to try new things.”
“On paper we have the perfect team.”
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Qualities and Skills
“I can say ‘Yes, sir,’ in three different languages.”
Smells Like Team Spirit
Great things in business are never done by one person.
The Good Old Days
“Nothing is more responsible for the good old days than a bad memory.”
Directors whose careers are on the skids…
“We’re not sure but we think he may have come from the abandoned yogurt container.”
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“On a clear day, you can see all the way to Human Resources.”
“Welcome to the magic and the mystery that is Henry’s powerpoint presentation.”
“You’re off the plane, Hal. Put the laptop on your desk.”
Every Team Has a “Larry”
“I just feel I’ve been carrying Larry on my back.”
A Different Kind of Resolution
“I take it this department has had conflicts.”
“At least he made eye contact this time.”
“Now that we’ve hired you we’d like to restructure the position.”
“We’re looking to expand our markets.”
“Okay, the motorized rocking chair could use an emergency ‘off’ switch.”
Working on the Edge
“We want someone who’s willing to take risks.”
Cats and Dogs
“We welcome you as the first product of our Diversity Program…”
“…And this is our corporate planning group.”
“You can start next week, if I don’t find someone better.”
“It’s worse than we thought—everyone’s been covering for him.”
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“The company may not be performing, but Bob does a pretty good job.”
Waiting in Line
“Serving you is our #1 job. But first: lunchtime!”
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Things You Will Never Hear
“Yes, I do have grandkids, and no, I don’t have any photos of them in my cubicle.”
Drowning in Paperwork
The five days after the weekend are always tough.
A Little Too Casual
“No, I’m not familiar with the dress code… but I’m pretty darn sure that jammies aren’t on it!”
“I wonder if I can expense the coconuts.”
How utterly predictable.
Making Ends Meet
“I guess Johnson never got his raise.”
Work hours are 9 to 5, but who said you have to be working the entire time?
What’s an office without a little hidden hostility?
Let’s call it “the Pinocchio effect.”
Watch and learn… nothing.
Who says workplace safety is more important than boosting morale?
“Try restarting it.” —The IT Guy
Know Your Employees
It turns out communication skills are essential for any workplace. Who would’ve thought?
“Gentlemen, you can’t fight in here. This is the boardroom!”
Just reset it and forget it!
A happy employee is a productive employee. An unhappy employee is productive, too… but in other ways.
The path to success is… what exactly?
That’s not the pay increase he was hoping for…
A “radical” plan, indeed.
Meet the New Boss
And that’s exactly why he gets paid the big bucks.
No surprises here.
A Regular Day at the Office
Once a troublemaker, always a troublemaker.
An understatement, to say the least.
Bad Work Habits
If only Saunders knew how to be the right kind of productive.
Word to the wise: never lie on your resume.
The Big Presentation
Charts and graphs beat maracas every time.
Sometimes, change isn’t a good thing.
Know how to have a productive business meeting? Neither do they.
The Office Climber
Every workplace has one, but he is by far the most literal.
Like any shared space, the office kitchen can get pretty messy.
North Pole Blues
Thought office politics were exclusive to human beings? Think again.
Every job interview includes this question—even ones for cats.
Everybody has to start somewhere, right?
Social Media Addiction
Office gossip is about to get even worse.
No one is safe.
Building a great work relationship goes a long way.
Honesty is the best policy.
Quite a surprise, wouldn’t you say?
Be careful what you say around the new boss.
Better not say that to his face, though.
Research and Development
Word to the wise: hindsight is always 20/20.
Always Be Closing
It’s a tough life for salesmen.
Hide and Seek
Never let him out of your sight.
The New Hire
Who doesn’t love animals in the office?
Under the Weather
It’s probably best if you sit somewhere else.
At least he’s honest.
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The government always knows best, right?
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For Your Benefit
This Office Is A-Maze-Ing!
If you get lost, call HR.
We all have dreams; some are just more realistic than others.
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“Ruff” day at the office?
Now might be a good time to tell you that I’m colourblind.
Hedge Your Bets
Breach of Code
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All in a day’s work.
I’ll be carrying it with me for a while.
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Sticks and stones.
Hopefully, she won’t make any grave errors.
It’s better than fetching coffee all day, at least.
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Send in the…
They look a little funny, though.
A Practical App
Breaking the News
Do you need me to spell it out for you?
You’ll never guess who it is.
Just a Thought
The power of positive thinking can go a long way.
It really is rocket science.
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The choice is yours, and the price is right.
But it’s nothing to brag about.
A Bit Delayed
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