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34 Wholesome Posts for Overworked Employees Who Need a Vacation

34 Wholesome Posts for Overworked Employees Who Need a Vacation

I need a vacation asap. Work has me yawning in my seat, dreaming of powdery white sand, blue skies, green palm trees, and turquoise water. But one can only go on vacation if they can afford it, and unfortunately, I can't right now. So I'll sift through emails, organize folders, and do my boss's bidding in the meantime. What other choice do I have? Inflation is ruining us all. Heading out to the local store and buying groceries evokes anxiety in me like nothing else, except maybe car trouble. Si…
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'I couldn't let her talk to me like that': Overworked employee calls their boss's bluff, quitting 10 seconds after being called 'replaceable'

After an 80-hour work week with nothing to show for it but bags under your eyes and a dusty, unchanged salary check, overworked employees can start to unravel, like the worker in our next story.
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'More money for me and my cats': Overworked and underpaid employee triumphantly throws in the towel, finding a higher paying job and leaving his exploitative boss in a lurch

Overworked employees are always under-appreciated. They slave every day and pour their hearts into their job but receive little praise, never see a cash bonus, and usually have to watch their boss take all the credit for their work. Wouldn't it be nice if hard work actually equated to success like we were always told?
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'They thought I was useless [but] within a week, they were frantically trying to get me to help them': Overworked employee quits his job after being disregarded for months; company scrambles, then retaliates with a baseless lawsuit

Unrequited love is the second-most devastating feeling in human existence. The absolute worst feeling in a person's life is unrequited hard work. Diligent employees with a strong work ethic often get the short end of the stick in their workplace, with countless late nights and at-home data analysis going unnoticed. In this case, OP had picked up the slack in his job, working extra hours and assuming tasks that would help fatten his bosses wallets, but that grind ultimately took a toll...
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Cut my salary in half? Kiss your business goodbye

'Cut my salary in half? Kiss your business goodbye': Boss gives hardworking employee's salary to new worker, employees band together to tank the company

“Red flags start appearing from the very first minute I arrive,” this employee wrote in one jaw-dropping workplace story.
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'Three hours of mandatory OT is requested per week': Employees pushed to work overtime despite already working 10+ hour shifts

'Three hours of mandatory OT is requested per week': Employees pushed to work overtime despite working 10+ hour shifts

Here's a friendly reminder that the words "mandatory" and "requested" do not mean the same thing.
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Top 15+ Cringey Linkedin Fails For Lone Rangers on a Job Hunt

Top 15+ Linkedin Fails For Lone Rangers on a Job Hunt

Cringe-fest
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'He actively discouraged overwork': People share tips from competent bosses who actually made sure their employees prioritized life over work

You can work and work and work until your fingers bleed and you haven't seen the sun, but you can never by back time with all that money you just earned—IF you even earned that much more money… Usually overtime isn't much, and even if it is, taxes take most of it away later. So are you really working for any sort of extra compensations actually? Or are you giving your employer precious time from your life that they can never repay you? Maybe next time you choose overtime over date night with yo…
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Top Coworker Memes for Underpaid Employees Who Require PTO This Week (April 19, 2023)

Top Coworker Memes for Underpaid Employees Who Require PTO This Week (April 19, 2023)

Understaffed, underpaid, over it
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'[You] told me you would bump it up to $29 in April': Cheap boss takes advantage of overworked employee, dangling a raise over her head and going back on his promises

'[You] told me you would bump it up to $29 in April': Boss goes back on promise to employee by dangling a raise over their head

Negotiating a raise is always a tough conversation. For employees who have a cheapo boss and have been taken advantage of their entire career, it's dang near impossible to get what you deserve when it comes to salary improvement.
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Funniest Work Memes for Corporate Millennials That Are Underpaid and Overworked

Memes and cold brew keep me sane
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Unhinged Work Memes for Underpaid Employees Who Are Hanging by a Thread

There's a split second every morning where fed-up employees weight the pros and cons of being fired if they don't get up. On one hand you lose your livelihood, your bills will stack up, and you'll be considerably more unemployable, but on the other hand, you get to stay in bed for 30 more minutes.
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20+ Funniest Work Memes for Burnt Out Employees With a Permanent Case of the Mondays (March 20, 2023)

Coming back from a weekend with a drinking holiday is always brutal. Sure, there was a time when St. Patricks day had nothing to do with pinching people, wearing green, or drinking your weight in dip-dyed beers, but that was back when people didn't have to clock in to work on Monday mornings at 8AM. However, some of us have been spiraling in that hungover, Monday-morning moody attitude for decades, wondering when our bonuses are coming and calculating how many more years we have to work until
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Funniest Work Memes for Corporate Millennials That Are Underpaid and Overworked (March 8, 2023)

It seems like every time you clock in a little piece of you gets eaten away. Work has that effect on people, especially in the corporate world. Just because you “spice up” your cubicle with pictures of tropical vacations doesn't mean you're any closer to getting that week-long PTO request approved. And just because you do excellent work in your department doesn't mean you're going to get that raise– in fact, your boss will probably just give you more work to do as a reward for your success. If…
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Funniest Work Memes for Corporate Millennials That Are Underpaid and Overworked (March 2, 2023)

I'm a freak in the Excel Sheets
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Funniest Retail Memes for Exhausted Employees Who Aren't Paid Enough to Deal With Karens

Can I help you find anything? The exit perhaps?
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