95+ Hilarious Work Jokes That Will Get You Giggling

Moumita Dutta
Jun 15, 2023 By Moumita Dutta
Originally Published on Apr 25, 2023
Fact-checked by Shadiya Ahammad
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Do you abhor the 9 to 5 work routine?

Or do you think the work hours are very long or never-ending? Then, why not think or crack some funny jokes related to work that can make you and everyone around you feel better?

Working hours include not just work but also meetings, calls, emails, clients, colleagues, long breaks, canteens, and coffee breaks. Irrespective of how all of these different tasks of the day may look good or bad, one might surely need to release the stress and frustration of deadlines and sometimes a hostile environment.

So a joke can be the best release while living a not-so-great office life.

It is not responsible for coming a little closer to your colleagues due to the sense of reliability but it also opens doors for accessing and making the environment hospitable. Read on for some good laughs.

Funny Work Jokes For Your Colleagues

Funny jokes can make anyone laugh. Try these for some great laughs at your office.

  • Why do you think the employee quit his job at the paperless office? Because using the bathroom became a task.
  • Why are deadlines the best? Because if it weren't for the last minute in that deadline, absolutely nothing would ever get done.
  • Why was the psychic terrible at his job? Because he got fired, and he didn't even see it coming.
  • How would you know if your work fascinates you? If you keep looking at it for hours together, that's it.
  • What do biologists wear on a Casual Friday? Genes for work.
  • Who are the ten types of employees? The ones who understand binary and the ones who don't.
  • Why don't ants take any sick leaves? Because they have little antybodies.
  • What is the best quality of a colleague who wastes time, is unproductive, and procrastinates? The colleague is great at multitasking.
  • What time is it when you lose your freedom to wake up early due to work? Mourning.
  • Why do you think the can crusher quit his job? Because it was soda pressing.
  • What did the job applicant say when the interviewer said, "We need someone responsible for the job."? He said, "Sir, your search ends here because whenever anything went wrong in my previous job, everybody would say I was responsible."
  • What is the most difficult thing about business? Minding your own!
  • What would an unemployed person say to his student loan? Thank you for the opportunity. I can never repay you!
  • Why would the man quit his job at the shoe company? Because it wasn't a great fit.
  • What is a factory that sells passable products called? Satisfactory.
  • What would you say if someone ever stole your Microsoft Office? Just yell, "Whoever stole it, I will find you, you have my Word!"
  • How can you use a stress ball at work? By throwing it at the last person who upsets you.
  • Why do you need to use an artificial sweetener at work? So that you can add it to everything you say to your boss.
  • What explanation did the employee give to his boss when questioned about his incomplete work? He said, "A bus stops at a bus station. A train at a train station. So my work should also stop at my work station…" yeah, he was fired right after.
  • What is the worse thing than seeing something done wrong as a boss? To see it done slowly and wrong at the same time.
  • Why do employees gather around at coffee stations more than often at work? So that they can do stupid things faster and with more energy.
  • Which is that one thing that will never change at work even though change is inevitable? The vending machine.
  • Why can't you use 'beef stew' as your computer password? Because it is not 'stroganoff'.
  • What are the two kinds of people at work who don't say much? The ones who are almost always quiet and the ones who never stop talking.
  • Why do team leads always say 'teamwork is important? Because it just gets easier to blame someone else.
  • What to do if you don't succeed in your first attempt? Redefine success.
  • Why didn't the employee do his work dedicatedly? Because someone said 'Hard work never killed anyone' and he didn't want to risk it.
  • Why do you think the employee gets fired by his boss at the calendar company? Because he took a day off.
  • Who wins a fight between Sunday and Monday? Of course, Sunday because Monday is a weekday.
  • What did the person do when his boss said "Have a good day"? The person went back home.
  • What is a resume? A list of things that you wish no one ever asks you to do.
  • How long has the person been working at this company? Ever since the boss threatened to fire him.
  • Why do bosses always suggest internships? Because it is a great experience without the hassle of a paycheck.
  • How should you close a deal with your client during an earthquake? By saying, "let's shake on it!"
  • What can you do when you feel stressed out at work? Just get a nice hot cuppa coffee and drop it in the lap of the person bugging you.

Cool Jokes About Work And Everything In Between

A joke or two about work and all the things around it can easily help you connect with your workmates and experience an easy-to-live-by work life.

  • How can you describe an archeologist? As a person whose career is in ruins.
  • How do construction workers party? They raise the roof.
  • Why would the employee demand a raise at every meeting? Because he wanted to prove that money could not make him happy.
  • How can you measure probability and proportion at work? The probability of someone watching you is directly proportional to the lameness of your action.
  • Which mistakes are the ones you cannot just make once? The fun ones.
  • How did the psychologist market his book on reverse psychology? He titled the book saying 'Do Not Read It'.
  • Why do you think the person quit his job at the helium gas factory? Because he refused to be talked to in that tone.
  • How does a boss make friends with employees who also fear him? The boss simply can say, "I am just like any other friend of yours but someone who can fire you."
  • What happens if your boss makes a mistake? Just know for sure that it is your mistake.
  • What happened to the guy to start a hot air balloon business? Well, unfortunately, it never took off.
  • What should you write when a job application asks, 'Who should be notified in case of an emergency?' A really good doctor.
  • How to solve your problems? Laugh at them, everyone does!
  • How many employees work in a company? Just about half.
  • What is a flower business that is doing great called? It is blooming.
  • What happens when you feel that you can make ends meet with little money at work? Someone moves the ends.
  • What is a great way to criticize your boss? Very quietly, so he cannot hear you.
  • How does the last bencher at the office exercise? By jumping to conclusions, dodging deadlines, and pushing his luck.
  • What is the most amazing way to make a small fortune in the stock market? Start with a big fortune.
  • What is the complete phrase - To err is human? To err is human, and to blame it on others is management.
  • What would someone who smiles in crisis be called? A boss because they always find someone to blame.
  • Do you know what a clean desk implies? An even cluttered desk drawer.
  • What is an engineer's take on the 'Glass is half full - half empty' idea? They would just say, 'the glass is twice as big as necessary.'
  • How should you make up for arriving late at work? By leaving early.
  • What do you think the stamp said to the envelope on Valentine’s day? I can't move on because I am stuck on you.
  • How will you make sure you are hitting a target? Shoot first, and then name anything you shoot as your target.
  • What is the biggest ambition of a gamer at work? To have such a desk that no one else can see his computer screen than himself.
  • Who are the two types of people at work? The ones who cause happiness wherever they go and the others who cause happiness wherever they go.
  • What should an employee do when HR pretends to pay him? Nothing, he should just keep pretending to do his job until they actually pay him.
  • Why are the lazy people most progressive? Because they have a knack for finding easier solutions for every problem.
  • What is it about a joke about unemployed people? The joke never works.
  • What would the supervisor say so that the calendar feels threatened? Your days are numbered.
  • What is the definition of a boss? The person who is late on the day you come early and early on the day you are late.

Friday Work Jokes That Everyone Can Relate To

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  • 'Thank God It's Friday' is not just a term but a feeling. Check out some TGIF office jokes that will make your weekends all the funnier.
  • What should you do if your boss says, "If every day is a gift"? Just say, "I’d like a receipt for Monday. I want to exchange it for another Friday."
  • How can you keep the dream alive on off weekends? By hitting the snooze button time and again.
  • Why is Friday a fun day? Because the next day is a sadder day!
  • What is the best music to play at work on a Friday? The Weeknd!
  • What ruins is a Friday feeling the most? The realization that it is just Monday.
  • What order did the boss give his employee after firing him on a Friday? He said, "Clean your desk and see you in the office back on Monday."
  • What day is scarier than Friday the 13th? Monday the 13th.
  • What do the lazy people do after Friday? Nothing, they just Sat!
  • Why would the person at the calendar factory sit and cut out all the Fridays from the calendar? Because he wanted a day off.
  • Which joke does a priest find funny? A Good Friday Joke!
  • What is a pilot's favorite day of the week? Fly-day.

More Jokes About Work And More

Just one more - 'yeah, well, this never ends with just one joke'. So here are more such funny work-related jokes for you to laugh on.

  • How would NASA organize a party for its employees? They will just Planet.
  • What kind of shoes do robbers wear? Sneakers.
  • Why will the man get fired from a call center job? Because he told his boss that he does not answer to anyone.
  • What would Forrest Gump's work password be? 1Forrest1
  • What is a procrastinator at work who is also Russian called? Putinoff.
  • What is the definition of a committee? A group of twelve people who do the work of one person.
  • What is the difference between plagiarism and research? To steal ideas from one person is plagiarism. To steal from many is research.
  • When is honesty not the best policy? When your boss tells you he isn't happy with your work and you say, 'I honestly don’t care what you think!'
  • How should one define work experience? It is something you get when you did not get what you wanted.
  • What made the electrician close his business once every week? Because his business was light.
  • How can the employee at the canon factory announce that he lost his job? I was fired.
  • How is a doctor always calm at work? Because he has a lot of patients.
  • What was it that made the man worry so much at work? Because 90% of the things he worried about never happened.
  • What is the person who is happy on Monday called? Retired.
  • Which is the job where you could see yourself doing? Cleaning mirrors.
  • What is the trouble of being the only punctual person at work? There is no one else there to appreciate your punctuality.
  • What is efficiency? An extremely developed form of laziness.
  • What to do when you don't seem to find a solution? Just admire the problem.
  • How did the new employee know that everyone at the office names their food? He read the name tag Stuart on the sandwich he was eating.
  • What can Artificial Intelligence never match with? Natural stupidity.
  • Why are fewer people going into archeology? Because their career advancement is in ruins.
  • What is the best work in politics? Anti-hard work but pro-pay check.
  • What made the taxi driver get fired, irrespective of his hard work? The customers did not appreciate his going the extra mile.
  • What do you do if the client is not convinced? Just confuse them.
  • What are the two benefits of healthy sleep? It makes your life longer and shortens your workday.
  • Why didn't the person leave early from work any more? Because every time he did so, his wife asked him, 'Were you fired?'
  • What is a mind reader who can't read minds called? A telepathic.
  • Why do you think the developer went broke? Because he used up all his cache.

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Written by Moumita Dutta

Bachelor of Arts specializing in Journalism and Mass Communication, Postgraduate Diploma in Sports Management

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Moumita DuttaBachelor of Arts specializing in Journalism and Mass Communication, Postgraduate Diploma in Sports Management

A content writer and editor with a passion for sports, Moumita has honed her skills in producing compelling match reports and stories about sporting heroes. She holds a degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from the Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management, Calcutta University, alongside a postgraduate diploma in Sports Management.

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Fact-checked by Shadiya Ahammad

Bachelor of Arts specializing in English Language and Literature, Master of Arts specializing in India and World Literature

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Shadiya AhammadBachelor of Arts specializing in English Language and Literature, Master of Arts specializing in India and World Literature

A skilled writer and content creator with a postgraduate degree in English literature from the University of Calicut, Shadiya has also completed a Master of Arts in World Literature from Widya Dharma University and studied English Language and Literature at the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay. With her educational background and four years of experience in content writing, Shadiya has developed excellent research, communication, and writing skills, which she brings to her work every day. Her passion for language extends beyond her professional work, as she enjoys studying Arabic and Spanish in her free time.

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