Work & Career

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How to Make Your Computer Faster

Ever thought to yourself, "Gee, my computer is slow"? We've got expert tips on how to speed things… >>

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How to Recover From Your Most Awkward Moments

The key to handling interactions with grace: anticipating the other person’s point of view… >>

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How Google Became the Best Place to Work

For the fourth consecutive year, Google was named the best company to work for by Fortune magazine… >>

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5 Weird Corporate-Speak Phrases You Might Actually Use

So "tech speak" from the '90s is finally entering our everyday vocabulary. >>

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More Efforts to Help Veterans at Work

A new effort from TiVo, the media company famous for pioneering DVR, is looking to help war… >>

Is HR Giving You the Love? See: Google, Netflix, Others
Is HR Giving You the Love? See: Google, Netflix, Others

Image Courtesy: © George Doyle/Stockbyte/Thinkstock With the world’s economy all but… >>

App Turns Chores Into an Adventure—Seriously
App Turns Chores Into an Adventure—Seriously

Some might say that the completion of worthwhile chores is a reward unto itself, but now there's an… >>

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Successful People Do These 8 Things Each Weekend

Time management expert Laura Vanderkam reveals the subtle secrets to restorative and productive… >>

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RD Interview: Malcolm Gladwell Explains the Truth About Underdogs

Malcolm Gladwell casts doubt on the cult of the powerful, asserting that David can still beat… >>

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Trouble Sleeping? Turn Off Your Gadgets!

If you're a social media junkie like me, that hour before bed signals quality time with a… >>

Whip-Smart Career Advice from a <i>Cosmo</i> Editor
Whip-Smart Career Advice from a Cosmo Editor

Years ago, I worked for Kate White, who soon went on to her long, successful run as editor-in-chief… >>

3 Artsy Websites for Your Next Work Break
3 Artsy Websites for Your Next Work Break

If your workday is anything like mine, you're reading nonstop—online news, email, text messages… >>

Women on Fire! This Week's Hottest Story
Women on Fire! This Week’s Hottest Story

The Most Surprising Story to Go Viral This Week: The Atlantic magazine's "Why Women Still Can't… >>

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Small Business Advice from the Honest Tea CEO

Seth Goldman, the CEO of Honest Tea, shares four lessons learned on his way to brewing up a big… >>

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The IFTTT Recipes that Will Make Your Life Better

Activate these "recipes" and you'll be an efficiency machine in no time. >>

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How to Stop Procrastinating: Top Tricks

Research shows 95 percent of people put off till tomorrow what they could do today, a habit that… >>

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Reading Body Language: 5 Hidden Signals You May Be Sending

Whether you (or they!) know it, other people are always reading your body language for secret clues… >>

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Funny Cartoon: Behind the Scenes of a Conference Call…

Here's what's really going on when you're on the phone with others. >>

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7 Reasons Your Password Security Is Weak

You may feel like your password is safe because it uses letters, numbers, and an ampersand, but… >>