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.

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40 Conversation Starters That Make You Instantly Interesting

Never struggle to make small talk again.

30 Pieces of Random Trivia That Might Just Come in Handy

Not only are these bits of random trivia fascinating, they also might come in handy from time to time.


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Why You Should Still Use Your Vacation Days During Quarantine

By taking time away from work, you take much-needed recovery time for yourself.


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13 Lies Professionals Are Probably Telling You

From little white lies to befuddling whoppers, untruths slip out of the mouths of professionals all the time. Experts reveal...


14 Brain Games That Will Help You Get Smarter During Self-Quarantine

There's no excuse to let your mind atrophy while self-isolating with these no-brainer exercises.

16 Things CEOs Always Do Before Bed

From journaling to playing video games, these strategies help CEOs fall asleep easily, wake up happy, and seize the day....


The Sneaky Way You’re Sabotaging Your Own New Year’s Resolutions

Every new year, we pledge that this will be the year we keep our resolutions—and then we don't. Why is...

What to Eat Before Making a Big Decision

About to make a big decision on an empty stomach? You may want to delay the choice until you fire...


15 Creative Ways to Volunteer and Make a Difference

If you have a favorite hobby or activity, volunteering for a related cause can make a big difference in your...


Are Crossed Arms Rude? 8 Secrets Your Body Language Reveals About You

Body language is a form of nonverbal communication, and whether you (or they!) know it, other people are always reading...


Can You Answer This CEO’s Favorite Interview Question (That Everyone Gets Wrong)?

Before your next interview, heed the advice of 16 CEOs and business leaders and learn how to answer the tricky...

21 Nicest Things CEOs Have Done for Their Employees

What goes around, comes around, right? These CEOs have taken that lesson to heart—and in the process, they've changed their...


The Hidden Crisis Facing Police Officers All Across America

A young deputy’s brief but traumatic 
career reveals the hidden crisis facing
 police in towns large and small.


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Here’s What Your Handwriting Says About You

The way you dot your "i's" and cross your "t's" could reveal more than 5,000 different personality traits.


41 Little Grammar Rules to Follow to Sound Smarter

C'mon: Make your high school English teachers proud.


This Is Your Biggest Career Strength, According to Your Zodiac Sign

Not sure of your career path? Not confident in your professional skills? You might want to take a hint from...


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7 Sneaky Things Your Voice Can Predict About Your Personality and Health

It's not just what you say—it's what you sound like when you say it.


10 Things Wildly Successful People Do Every Single Day

You can't go from intern to CEO overnight, but these 10 tips will point you to success city.


5 Types of Toxic Co-Workers and How to Deal with Them

For most, working in an office can offer a pleasant, exciting, and motivating path to a successful career. However, sometimes...


These People Donated Millions After They Died—But No One Knew They Were Rich

In life, they were humble secretaries, 
teachers, and janitors. 
When they died, they were richer 
than anyone knew—and they 
gave...


12 Ways You’re Giving off a Bad Vibe Without Realizing It

The body postures, facial expressions, and other behaviors below can broadcast negativity to people around you, hurting your reputation and...


10 Habits of People Who Never Get Stressed

You know that saying, "You want something done, give it to a busy person"? There's truth to it. So what...


The Surprising Reason the Best Ideas Come to You in the Shower

New research explains why a shower may just be the perfect storm of relaxation and inspiration.

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7 Pieces of Life Advice Geniuses Tell Their Kids

These brilliant men and women have revolutionized science, medicine, and our understanding of the cosmos. But what do they tell...


American Farmers Die by Suicide at Nearly Twice the Rate of the General Population—Here’s How ...

Mike Rosmann devotes his life to helping struggling farmers live theirs.


7 Things Creative Geniuses Have in Common

For many of history's most celebrated creative geniuses, a routine was more than a luxury—it was essential to their work....


Reading in This Font Could Improve Your Memory

Here’s a science-backed—and totally simple—way to remember more of what you read


12 Signs Your Workplace Is Toxic

Your work environment can make a huge impact on your health, which is why it's so important to ensure that...


11 Secret Habits of Straight-A Students Even Post-Grads Will Want to Steal

It's not about brains, or about the amount of time spent studying. Many of the highest-scoring students attribute their success...