The expectations for 2021 began with promises of positivity and optimism. But the year was anything but roses and cherries. However, to say that 2021 was a challenging year for HR professionals would be a massive understatement. After being put through the grinder, here are some hilarious HR memes to give you the opportunity for some long-overdue and well-deserved laughs. Here are the 21 HR memes that perfectly sum up 2021!
The HR memes that perfectly sum up 2021
1. Keeping busy for all the unnecessary reasons
HR’s mission for 2022: Getting rid of the biggest job application pain that has become a part of our collective consciousness.
2. Recruiting strategy #157
Giving it your all may not always give you the desired results, but it’s worth taking a shot.
3. Not this again
Can we get another guidebook about getting through this great cultural revolution in the workplace?
4. A daily struggle
Alexa, play “Time in a Bottle” by Jim Croce.
5. Employee feedback
A lie so big that everyone falls for it.
6. Spoiled by the apparent lack of choice
*With HR at the back rolling their eyes*
7. Tell us you work in HR without telling us you work in HR
Hey, ever heard of the recycling bin?
8. Half measures
Lessons on how to make “Eat your greens” mandatory.
9. If only HR could save time in a bottle
Call it ‘Zoom fatigue’ or a massive waste of resources.
10. Employee self-reviews
A little self-indulgence can’t do any harm, can it?
11. To engage or not to engage
When will it be enough?
12. When the employee gets the memo
Brownie points for effort
13. When just saying it doesn’t cut it any longer
14. No reason to be stressed
Where is the lie?
15. Missing the mark
16. All prepped for the return to office
Exciting times indeed.
17. Making the touch choices
When it came down to making a hard choice, HR did not miss a beat.
18. Everyday is a challenge
Yeah, everybody knows, Google.
19. The struggle is real
20. Got it all planned out
2021 was the year of great experimentation and unique experiences.
21. HR be like
Frustrated, burned-out, and reconsidering their life choices.
This year has certainly been unlike any other, but we hope that despite it all, HR was given he recognition that it was due. I also hope that this edition of HR worker memes 2021 gave you a brief respite during a challenging year. You've navigated brilliantly and done quite well so far. Hope you have a happy and fulfilling end of the year!