15 Funniest Cartoons and Web Comics About Layoffs

15 Funniest Cartoons and Web Comics About Layoffs

Forget about the news for a few minutes and get some laughs at the expense of the layoffs being announced daily around the world during the economic crisis.

15 Funniest Cartoons and Web Comics About Layoffs

Photo Credit:  wackystuff

1) Layoffs coming next week

Layoffs coming next week

An important announcement by Shane Johnson

2) Bad day at the Daily Planet: Clark Kent laid off

Clark Kent laid off

Layoffs hit ‘The Daily Planet' in Metropolis By Rob Tornoe

3) Easiest round of layoffs ever

Easiest round of layoffs ever

Dilbert by Scott Adams

4) SEO layoffs

Seo Layoffs

SEO Cartoon: Layoffs by Emory Rowland

5) Layoffs at the plant

Plant Layoff

Plant layoffs by James True

6) What to do after being laid off

What to do after being laid off

Time to look busy by Jessica Hagy

7) Layoff thank you letter

Layoff thank you letter

Sure—Downsize Me Then Sell My Trinkets on eBay by Abigail Spankie

8) Funemployment

Funemployment

no job by Natalie Dee

9) Good news for the aspiring author

Good news for the aspiring author

by Wiley Miller

10) HR criteria for employee layoffs

HR criteria for employee layoffs

Step 4 is ‘Check for Horns'

Cartoon: Employee-Layoff Criteria by Christian Sarkar

11) Employee layoff incentive plan

Employee layoff incentive plan

12) Even the crash test dummies have to go

Even the crash test dummies have to go

Chrysler layoffs by Johnny Ancich

13) Doughnuts

Doughnuts

free doughnuts solve everything! by Joon

14) Bee layoffs at the hive

Bee layoffs at the hive

Bee Newz by G.S. Springer

15) A sense of foreboding

A sense of foreboding

Dilbert by Scott Adams

BONUS: Pre-layoff gift from the boss

Pre-layoff gift from the boss

by Talia Cohen

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  • Grant says:

    ROFLMAO

    Made me laugh. Great work, I think its great that people can benifit from the credit crunch. I’m sure the artists are laughing all the way to work.

    Is it me or is the credit crunch doing web designed and graphic designes a favor. Ive had numerous business approach me saying times are bad and they need a web site or fresh design to advertise there business and generate more money. Times have never been so good for a freelancer. I hope these artists are in the same boat.

    Keey up the good work.

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  • Gordon says:

    I posted this ‘toon to mark my lay off this week.

    http://www.fotoonz.com/FoToonZ/Axed2Go.html

    Seemed appropriate.
    Gordon

  • The one by Jessica Hagy is the best. Increase in layoffs is directly proportional to the increase in bloggers.

  • Jacob Share says:

    Grant- I agree with you that the crisis will see more people freelancing. A study of freelancers I saw recently was that most of them make less than they did at their old jobs but they were happier with the new arrangement, and that’s really what matters if they can still pay their bills. However, those were mostly people who chose to become freelancers, a big difference from the people who will know do it because they see no choice.

    Gordon- gruesome! And appropriate.

    Freelance Cartoonist- time will tell, and I like Jessica’s minimalist style, but so many blogs are created all the time anyway

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    Thanks, Jacob. Glad you liked it!

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  • Alice says:

    Great list!!! Thanks!!!

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    Johnny- thanks for the link.

    Yours Truly- thanks for the links, they’re hilarious and I’m glad to discover your webcomic. Good luck with it.

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  • Jess says:

    these are freakin’ hilarious.

    another place to relate: http://wwww.LayOffMoveOn.com

    a blog cluster that gives people an open space to tell their absurd tales of unemployment as well as gain support.

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    funny, but some are confusing…:)

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  • Cara says:

    Very Funny to laugh, especially while avoiding the mailbox and the email for bills! AVOIDANCE is only temporary, unfortunately! Thank you Jacob Share

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