Published on August 25, 2015

10 GIFs that perfectly sum up office life

Adjusting to office life doesn't happen over night. It takes a while to get to know your coworkers and understand the flow and dynamic of the office. Now, while navigating this exciting new office space, you're bound to make some comical observations along the way...

1. That moment you realize Michael Scotts (The Office) really do exist:

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2. When your older colleagues try to connect with you:

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3. How everyone sounds in afternoon meetings on days you skip lunch:

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4. Getting stuck with the oldest computer because you're new:

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5. When you find yourself alone on the elevator:

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6. Enjoying the free cup of joe:

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7. Learning how real adults use sticky notes:

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8. When someone brings a puppy or baby to the office right before a meeting is over:

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9. Sitting up front during a Power Point presentation:

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10. The entire office on Friday afternoon:

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Sources: dariellaarianna.tumblr.com, giphy.com (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10), www.reactiongifs.com, www.tumblr.com, jennifersaliba.tumblr.com, www.gifbay.com, animatedtext.tumblr.com, www.reddit.com, 4gifs.tumblr.com, creepyfunnyxd.tumblr.com

The author
Elizabeth Trovall
After short stints in Argentina and Belize, Elizabeth is finishing up her third year in Santiago, Chile. Elizabeth writes about international internships, life abroad and professional development for The Intern Group. She also reports on politics, business and culture in Latin America for public radio and print media. An Austin, Texas native, Elizabeth first left home to earn her journalism degree from the Reynolds Institute of Journalism at the University of Missouri. Besides her friends and family, she misses live music and Mexican food the most.

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