People aren’t losing their sense of humor during the coronavirus pandemic. Making the best out of these difficult times, they turn to social media to crack jokes about the outbreak time and time again.

However, one particular type of these gags deserves a separate mentioning. As many business owners and employees are forced to move their workspace to their homes, a new meme has emerged. Let's call it the 'Work At Home'. Creative, right? But don't be disappointed, the images are funnier than my writing, I promise.

Internet users are imagining how difficult it is for some professions to adapt to the new quarantine requirements, and the results are hilarious. From Uber drivers to archaeologists, these pictures perfectly highlight the (absurd) struggles of everyone trying to continue making a living in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis. Continue scrolling, check them out, and upvote your faves!

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Avery S Alberico
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7 months ago

I LOVE THIS!

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Nicholas Bloom, an economics professor at Stanford University, has written extensively about working from home throughout his career. Bloom has even conducted a two-year study of a major Chineses travel company that found working from home made employees more productive and less likely to quit.

"So what we did in China is we took 1,000 people, and we asked them who wanted to work from home, and only 500 of them volunteered — only half of the people up-front wanted to work from home," he told Vox. "And after the end of the experiment, of the 500 that worked from home, quite a few changed their minds, and I think about 30 opted to come back in. Working from home actually worked well for the employees in China who chose to work from home: They were 13 percent more productive, and the quit rates halved."

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Frank Machin
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7 months ago

Here comes the airplane!

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Now, however, with the coronavirus pandemic transforming office employees into remote workers, Bloom is less optimistic. "There’s a couple of stings in the tail I think really don’t work well for Covid-19," he said. "One is, all of these people in the China study volunteered to work from home, and they were doing an activity that was not team-based. They were booking telephone calls and speaking to people on the phone and doing data entry, so they don’t need to work with other people. Secondly, they were working from home four days a week, but critically, on the fifth day they were coming into the office, and that was good to keep them tethered to the workplace."

"So with Covid-19, you have a couple of things: One is there’s no choice. Everyone’s being forced to work from home, whereas in China, only half of people even wanted to do it. And the half that didn’t say it was very lonely and isolating. And then, finally, just the intensity. So I think coming in at least one day a week — but typically two or three — gets you connectivity to the workplace, helps with creativity. Most creativity is done in face-to-face environments. It encourages you to be ambitious and motivated. Full-time at home can be pretty miserable. Most people don’t enjoy it, you know, week in week out."

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Nicky OldfieldDesciple
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7 months ago

So no change there then.

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The expert predicts that, in general, productivity will be down dramatically. "I think even if this all returns to normal, there’s going to be a long-run cost. 2020 is going to be the year of lost innovation. If you look 10 years from now, there’s going to be a hole in new patents and new products and new ideas and great inventions that just didn’t happen in 2020, 2021. Think of scientists or engineers. How can they work properly at home? They’re being sent home, but I suspect they’re really not being very constructive."

According to Bloom, the main thing we all can do to counter this is to recreate social contact, ideally using video conferencing, two ways. "For example, the whole group can meet for a 30-minute video chat at 11:00 every day to catch-up on their personal situation, chat about the news or life in general — no work talk." For individual interactions, Bloom said that managers should aim to spend 10 minutes video-talking individually to each of their employees every morning and every afternoon. "This is time-consuming but critical for keeping employees happy and productive through the next few months."

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Michał Jastrzębski
Community Member
7 months ago

mystery solved. My neighbour upstairs is an archeologist, apparently.

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Rabbit Carrot
Community Member
7 months ago

Just don’t try this with the neighbours, they might (rightly) get mad.

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Shawn
Community Member
7 months ago

I wanna see the how this happened video

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Ellen Turner
Community Member
7 months ago

If only that bear had a shirt, then it would be animal crossing.

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Avery S Alberico
Community Member
7 months ago

It's a relief there are toys and games kids play to act as real jobs, so without toys and games... we'd become insane

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Lauren Michlin
Community Member
7 months ago

At least it's fun

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Hermione Granger
Community Member
7 months ago (edited)

When your only problem is yourself.

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Ben Steinberg
Community Member
7 months ago

Ouch. This one made me laugh out loud.

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ColeOwOBull
Community Member
7 months ago

Or when your friends tell you that you need to "chill" when you'RE JUST A LITTLE BIT STRESSED OUT

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Bob Beltcher
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7 months ago

Hell that's all the time.

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Avery S Alberico
Community Member
7 months ago

TIMBER!

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Ryan Baker
Community Member
7 months ago

Oooooof

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Avery S Alberico
Community Member
7 months ago

UP!

A2Bros
Community Member
7 months ago

UP AND AWAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Hermione Granger
Community Member
7 months ago

Um, excuse me but that isn't a pilot......... like if you understand.

Vic
Community Member
7 months ago

Well! 5 points to Griffindor!!

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Analyn Lahr
Community Member
7 months ago

I really hope he landed in the pool.

ColeOwOBull
Community Member
7 months ago

What the actual fuck? The witches be back

Hermione Granger
Community Member
7 months ago

Heck yeah we are!

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Xandra, The Little Hufflepuff
Community Member
1 month ago

Can I have a broom, I want to go to hogwarts

Aliya Clark
Community Member
7 months ago

I wanna know how this ended up

Katarina Kay
Community Member
7 months ago

Doesn’t look like he’s gonna make it into the water...😬

Debra Ann ElderLambeth
Community Member
7 months ago

I wanna be a AWICCA

Vanci Liliana Ana
Community Member
7 months ago

😅

Lou Lopez
Community Member
7 months ago

That's just falling with style!

pets & plants
Community Member
7 months ago

Lol

Ana M
Community Member
7 months ago

Hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha!!!

c Fuller
Community Member
7 months ago

Wait till that broom hits the water 5 seconds before you B---s do!

AzKhaleesi
Community Member
7 months ago

I feel like his trajectory may be off a bit.

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Shawn
Community Member
7 months ago

Ah ha is funny cause it's what his name looks like.

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Bob Beltcher
Community Member
7 months ago

Gross lol

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Vicky
Community Member
7 months ago

His face

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Bob Beltcher
Community Member
7 months ago

Wet you fingers first.

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Ryan Baker
Community Member
7 months ago

I want those chips 😋

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Bob Beltcher
Community Member
7 months ago

This one made me laugh out loud for real. Where TF did that shark come from!

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Rabbit Carrot
Community Member
7 months ago

No! Those poor fishies.

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Doctor who?!
Community Member
7 months ago

One step for mankind one giant leap for roof companies XD

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A2Bros
Community Member
7 months ago

AAAAAAAAAA CHOO CHOO

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Avery S Alberico
Community Member
7 months ago

We are gradually getting younger because of the quarantine

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Doctor who?!
Community Member
7 months ago

For a second i thought the house wuz on fire XD

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Bob Beltcher
Community Member
7 months ago

Kermit forgot his backpack

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Sandra Simpson
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7 months ago

The computer!

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Lauren Michlin
Community Member
7 months ago

*hacking intensifies*

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Dave In MD
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7 months ago

I so want to know the story behind this.

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Doctor who?!
Community Member
7 months ago

Who else used ti do this as a kid

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Mark
Community Member
7 months ago

Well, aren't they doing that now anyway? Perhaps F1 this year should be decided with Scalextric.

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