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Best Working From Home Memes We Can All Relate to Right Now

Cecilia Bhuiya

Cecilia Bhuiya

Whether you see them as an art form, post them as a coping mechanism or share them as an expression of joy, the humble meme has taken center stage during the COVID-19 pandemic as millions of people adapt to working from home.

In a few short weeks, the world has collectively generated and shared so many memes, it rivals only “time spent looking at exponential graphs” as the most popular pastime.

exponential graphs memeAnd when the world goes into lockdown, the internet gets creative.

We’ve rounded up some of the best working from home memes and creative quarantine posts to brighten your day, whether you are new to remote work or you're a seasoned pro.

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Virtual meetings

With social distancing measures in place, most workplaces have switched from face-to-face meetings to video conferencing. Let’s take a look at some of the universal quirks and challenges of holding virtual meetings with your team.

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zoom meeting dog hairstyles meme
mum is in a meeting meme

New to working from home

With millions of people suddenly working from home, freshly minted remote workers have been quick to learn the ropes and adapt to their new lifestyles amidst the pandemic.

houseplant meme
commuting in corona times meme

weekend travel ideas meme

quarantining properly

spider web designer meme

A post shared by Rowan Akin-Smith (@rowanakinsmith) on Mar 27, 2020 at 1:10pm PDT


Once you pop from r/meme

Already working from home

If you’re a freelancer or part of a remote company, chances are you are already accustomed to spending a good chunk of time at home. Admittedly, working remotely in lockdown has its unique circumstances (and less perks than usual), but rest assured - you got this.

quarantine lifestyle meme

programmers human interaction meme

lying in bed saving the world meme

Taking a break

Taking regular breaks is essential to a productive workday, and having a bit of fun is a great distraction from the news cycle. Add in self-isolation to the mix, and you get a lot of creative minds entertaining themselves (and us in the process).

[🔊] Conquering the Great Wall of Tuna


A post shared by Bengal Wonderland (@bengalwonderland) on Apr 1, 2020 at 6:33pm PDT


A post shared by Enrico Barberis Negra (@enrico_barberis_negra) on Mar 18, 2020 at 11:03am PDT


New coworkers

You might be in self-isolation, but you aren't necessarily alone. Pets, kids, and spouses are proving to be amusing and sometimes distracting companions to share our co-working space with.

human cone meme

Note: Where possible we have credited the original creators but as memes take on a life of their own, it’s often hard to determine their origin. If you see your work here without attribution, just let us know.

Over to you

We hope you enjoyed our round up of the best working from home memes! To share any of your favorites with us, tag us on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook.

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Cecilia Bhuiya

Cecilia Bhuiya

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