Work & Career

4 Genius Ways Real People Are Getting Hired
4 Genius Ways Real People Are Getting Hired

How these innovative seekers got their job application out of the "no" pile. >>

39 More Secrets Your HR Person Won't Tell You
39 More Secrets Your HR Person Won’t Tell You

HR professionals reveal their insider secrets. >>

50 Bad Bosses You'd Never Want to Work For
50 Bad Bosses You’d Never Want to Work For

We asked Rainn Wilson from The Office to help judge your worst boss stories. Whether you laugh in… >>

8 Easy Ways to Never Be Late Again
8 Easy Ways to Never Be Late Again

Punctually challenged or trying to reform someone who is? Figuring out your time-sucking triggers… >>

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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… >>

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Perfect Timing: How to Make the Most of the Day

From when to send e-mail, sell something on ebay, or make a baby, find out how to best use your 24… >>

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Timothy Goodman: Artist as Storyteller

Artist Timothy Goodman talked to us about drawing by hand, dancing with fear, and disobeying one's… >>

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. >>

Finding a Job When You’re Over 50
Finding a Job When You’re Over 50

It can be intimidating to look for a job when you’re competing with younger prospects willing to… >>

You Know You’re an Internet Addict When…
You Know You’re an Internet Addict When…

Are you suffering from Internet addiction? Find out by taking a look at these questions. >>

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11 Great Gifts for ’11 Grads

Celebrate the graduates on your list with gifts that are at the top of their class… We have gifts… >>

What HR Won’t Tell You About Your Résumé
What HR Won’t Tell You About Your Résumé

Find out how your résumé can make or break your chances. >>

Six Signs You’re Creating Workplace Stress
Six Signs You’re Creating Workplace Stress

Most people make their own stress. Do any of these signs resonate with you? >>

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. >>

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. >>