The Best Recruitment Jokes and Memes

The Best Recruitment Jokes and Memes

We understand that you work hard all day, every day, but it's a lot easier when you do it with a smile on your face.

We know that a recruiter's job is difficult, especially during the ongoing pandemic. You have to interact with hundreds of candidates and people regularly, and you likely face some humorous situations from time to time. 

We know how hard you work; that's why we wanted to give your something to grin about! We’ve compiled a list of the top recruiter humor and jokes that will surely brighten your day. Share these recruiter jokes and memes with your coworkers to make your workplace more enjoyable!


Who said recruiting was stressful?

I am 27, and I feel great!

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A candidate for a police officer position is being interviewed:

Recruiter: If you had to arrest your wife, what would you do?

Applicant: I would call for backup, Sir! 


Recruiter: What's your biggest weakness?

Candidate: My principal weakness is my problem with reality; sometimes, I can't say what's real and what isn't.

Recruiter: Okay, then what are your strengths?

Candidate: I'm Batman.


Recruiter: We are looking for someone aged between 22-26 - with 30 years of experience!


Recruiter: So, how long did you work at your previous job?'

Candidate: I would say my greatest weakness is my listening skills.


A man attends a job interview for a lumberjack position

Recruiter: Sir, have you ever worked as a lumberjack?

Candidate: Yes Madam, I've worked in the desert before

Recruiter: But there aren't any trees in the desert, Sir?

Candidate: There are no trees... anymore, Madam.



When you ask a Junior Candidate to "Dress Smart." 

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Recruiter: Could you tell us why you left your previous position?

Candidate: The firm relocated their office and forgot to inform me of the new location.


Manager: Why did you hire a Scarecrow for this position?

Recruiter: Because he is outstanding in his field!


What made the invisible man decline the job offer?

He couldn’t see himself doing it!


Recruiter: What drives you?

Applicant: The train, mostly.

Recruiter: What motivates you in the morning to get out of bed?

Applicant: Missing the train!


A man goes to IKEA to attend an interview for a job opening

Recruiter: Welcome, Sir; please assemble this chair and have a seat!


Recruiter: Why are you expecting such a huge salary when you don’t have relevant experience in the field?

Candidate: "Well, the job is considerably difficult if you don't know what you are doing."


What is it like being a recruiter?

Imagine a browser with 3000 tabs open ALL THE TIME!


Was Adele a recruiter in a former life?

"Hello from the other side, I must have called a thousand times."

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Recruiter: Why are you dressed like Iron Man?

Candidate: Because I wanted to dress for the job I want, not the job I have!


HR Head of the company: We need to fill these 50 positions by tomorrow!

Recruiter: Yeah, sure. No problem!


Recruiter: So, why did you leave your last job?

Candidate: It was something that my supervisor said.

Recruiter: What did he say?

Candidate: You're fired.


What is the popular job among spiders?

Web designer!

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Recruiter: Why should we hire you?

Candidate: Because you are hiring!

Recruiter: My goodness, what an idea! Why didn’t I think of that!

Face of The "Disappointed" Meme Sarim Akhtar Recounts His Experience


Recruiter: We are looking to hire a responsible person for this job.

Candidate: I’m the one you’re looking for! In my former position, they said that I was responsible every time something went wrong.


Recruiter: Will you be able to handle a variety of work?

Candidate: I should be able to. I worked at eight different jobs in the last three months.


Recruiter: So what salary are you expecting?

Candidate:  Around the range of $150,000 per year, depends on the benefits program.

Recruiter: Okay, then how would you like a four-week fully paid vacation package, 60 paid leaves, full medical or dental payments, a 40 percent salary matching retirement fund, and a corporate car leased every second year?

Candidate : *Sitting straight* Wow! Really? You're joking!

Recruiter: Yeah, but you started it.


Why did the elephant get rejected for a job? His qualifications were completely “irrelephant!”



When a candidate is literally burning up all your energy, but you have to stay positive! 

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Recruiter: Are you okay with relocating?

Candidate: Of course, where would you like me to sit?


Recruiter: So, what do you think is your biggest weakness?

Candidate: I don’t know when to quit.

Recruiter: You’re hired.

Candidate: I quit.


Why was the koala hired?

Because he had all the necessary “Koalafications!”

I have the necessary koalifications - Koalafied - quickmeme


 During an interview, the candidate poured some water into a cup and it overflowed slightly.

Recruiter: Nervous?

Candidate: No, I always give my 110% to anything I do.


Recruiter: I want you to sell this laptop to me

The candidate got up, took the laptop, and walked out of the building!

The recruiter calls him on his cell phone and says, “Bring back my laptop!”

Candidate: $300 and it’s yours!

Brighten Up the Workplace With a Joke or Two

Recruiters are always on the go and are exhausted handling multiple hiring tasks at the same time. The above-recruiting jokes and memes are dedicated to them so that they can find some comic relief and forget their stress and laugh!

Of course, another way to make HR workload less stressful is to check out Lanteria: harness the power of automation with powerful HR software! Reach out today to learn more. 

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