Work & Career

13 Lessons They Didn’t Teach You in School

After earning a Ph.D in neuroscience from UCLA, actress Mayim Bialik shares her learning strategies… >>

More Efforts to Help Veterans at Work

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

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… >>

6 Oddball Moneymaking Tricks
6 Oddball Moneymaking Tricks

From batteries to salaries, see six quirky ways to save or make more money with very little effort. >>

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Tweeter’s Digest: The Best Graduation Quotes from Commencement Speeches of 2012

Skip the fancy four-year degree as we curate the most inspirational graduation quotes (in 140… >>

8 Ways to Get People to Read and Answer E-mails
8 Ways to Get People to Read and Answer E-mails

Better workplace etiquette: Instead of writing terrible intra-office e-mails, stand out from the… >>

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Jobs for Veterans: You’re Welcome, America, Now Hire Us

After serving their country with honor, courage, and skill, too many veterans are struggling to… >>

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Jobs for Veterans: Andrew Steiner, the Squad Leader

He led his squad through combat, but job prospects continue to prove elusive for this former Marine. >>

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Jobs for Veterans: Donna Bachler, the Administrator

Burdened with post-traumatic stress disorder from her 12 years in the Army, this veteran endeavors… >>

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Jobs for Veterans: Mark Haake, the Aviation Tech

After a frustrating job search, this former Marine corporal was lucky to find just the right fit. >>

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Jobs for Veterans: Andrea Gillotte, the Journalist

Optimism fuels this Navy vet, though the road to a promising career has been long and challenging. >>

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Jobs for Veterans: Eric Smith, the Corpsman

For this six-year veteran of the Navy, finding work at home has proven to be a struggle beyond that… >>

Editor's Note: How Do You Hug A Hero?
Editor’s Note: How Do You Hug A Hero?

Reader's Digest Editor-in-Chief, Liz Vaccariello, on showing gratitude to veterans. >>

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13+ Ways to Boost Your Work Energy

Get a comprehensive, hour-by-hour guide on how to be energized at work, with a round-up of expert… >>

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10 Ways to De-Stress Your Work Day

Career stress? Here's how to simplify your 9 to 5. >>

Are Sleepy Pilots Risking Your Life?
Are Sleepy Pilots Risking Your Life?

A new National Sleep Foundation Survey reveals the shocking risky sleep habits of transportation… >>

Cheer Up!
Cheer Up!

17 reasons it's a great time to be alive >>

Survive a Bad Performance Review
How to Survive a Bad Performance Review

Don't stew, complain or plot revenge: Here's how to react to the bad news so you can move onward… >>

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13 Things HR Won’t Tell You About Keeping Your Job

HR professionals reveal their insider secrets, including what they think about the hiring process… >>

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New Technology and Phone Etiquette for Today

Do you know when you should put your cell phone away and stop texting? Are you schooled in the art… >>