Work & Career
They say you spend over a third of your life working, so you might as well love what you do. Whether you are loving every second of work, searching for a new career, or just trying to make the workday a little more bearable—Reader’s Digest is here with the tips, tools, and strategies to help you get to work.
6 Polite Ways to End a Conversation
Bound by manners and common decency, you can find it difficult to walk away from a conversation without seeming rude....
This Is How You Should Really Format a Business Letter
Email may rule work correspondence, but knowing how to write a business letter never goes out of style.
9 Coffee Shop Etiquette Rules You Need to Follow
When you sit at a table to organize your bills or get a jump-start on work, is it OK to...
20 Office Etiquette Rules You’re Probably Ignoring—But Shouldn’t
The workplace has changed, sure, but some things never get outdated. Career experts chime in on the office etiquette everyone...
How to Dodge 8 Tricky Interview Questions—Including Flat-Out Illegal Ones
Ace your next job interview by properly preparing for the unexpected. Here's how to handle some potentially damaging questions while...
12 Technology and Phone Etiquette Rules You Should Be Following Every Day
Do you know when you should put your cell phone away and stop texting? Are you schooled in the art...
How to Win Your Holiday Office Party, According to an Etiquette Expert
Celebrate the season without seeming unprofessional.
How to Handle 7 of Life’s Most Embarrassing Moments
The real test of our manners comes when we are dealing with our most embarrassing moments. Here are some doozies,...
20 Secrets Your Work Colleagues Desperately Wish They Could Tell You
Chances are, if they always ask if you want a mint, they're not doing it out of the goodness of...
9 Little Rules of Business Etiquette That Will Help You Get Ahead at Work
Refresh your office manners with these tips on how to be decent, polite, and respected at work.
17 Mistakes to Avoid When on a Video Conference Call
These mistakes you're making could hurt relationships, cost you money, and make you come across as less than professional. Career...
Never Send an Accidental Email Again with This 5-Second Gmail Hack
"Enable undo send" is your new best friend.
How to Perfectly Write a Thank You Note for a Job Interview
A memorable thank-you note can prevent you from being overlooked and help you land the job.
9 Annoying Email Habits You Have, According to Science
Research reveals which email habits annoy your friends and coworkers the most. These email etiquette rules will prevent yours from...