If you’re looking for work, or just trying to get ahead at your current job, you probably get lots of advice. But, how much of it do you get from advice animals? Let’s change that. In my weekly column, Workplace Lulz, I scour the internet to find the most hilarious and trending work-related memes. Here’s the career advice you need, in easily digestible bite-sized format.
When you are constantly getting praised at work
Via Reddit user PhokingMets
It’s always great to feel appreciated in the workplace – especially if you’re getting some serious praise from your boss. A good tip? Make sure to always be humble when receiving a pat on the back.
When you REALLY nail your first day on the job
Via Reddit user Troy_And_Abed_In_The
We all know that robots are coming for our jobs, but there is no need to be afraid. Although automation is the way of the future, there is still a need for the human element in the workplace that cannot be replaced.
When you reach the front page of Reddit, but you’re supposed to be working
Via Reddit user SalvatoreLeone
Congratulations on your Reddit Gold! Now it’s time to get back to work. In a world where distractions are constantly at our fingertips, it can be hard to stay on task. There are plenty of tricks you can use to avoid workplace distractions, like developing a schedule and making to-do lists.
When your job search causes you the ultimate first world pain
Via Reddit user McSmall12
Job-hunting introverts across the world can easily relate to this first world pain. In general, avoiding phone calls is like second nature to us introverts. But when it comes to the job search, answering the phone is just as important as sending your resume. Set yourself up for success by reading up on some job search advice specifically for introverts.
When you can finally hit that unsubscribe button
Via Reddit user CireTygar
Hooray on your new job! It can feel really liberating to finally unsubscribe to those annoying job listings. Before you start your new job though, make sure you’re fully prepared by brushing up on some tips for starting your first day in a positive direction!
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