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.
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...
20 Things You’re Probably Blaming on Millennials—But Shouldn’t
You'd think millennials were responsible for everything! Here's why some of the country's recent trends aren't their fault—or why they've...
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...
11 Small Talk Tips That Will Make You Less Awkward
Forget those awkward introductions: These tips will help you instantly connect with anyone.
8 Proven Ways to Make a Good First Impression
Want to be more memorable? These tips will help you have a lasting connection with anyone you meet.
15 Magic Phrases to Make Anyone Trust You
Slip these words into your conversations to build trust between friends and coworkers.
13 Secrets the Best Motivational Speakers Know
Experts agree: Whether speaking to a few coworkers or an auditorium of hundreds, these few simple secrets from motivational speakers...
8 Discreet Signs You’re Being Taken for Granted—and What to Do About It
Being helpful is a good trait. But, let's face it: There are those people in your life who take your...
The Psychology of Surviving 7 Awkward Moments
The key to handling interactions with grace: anticipating the other person’s point of view (often before he knows it himself).
How to Give a Sincere Compliment
Use these 15 tips to become a pro at praising people in a way they will really appreciate.
These Two Words Can Make Dealing with Jerks Much Less Painful
Controlling your own behavior is a far better solution than retaliation.
Here’s How to Keep Your Cool Around Jerks (According to a Professor Who Studies Them)
It could be a colleague, boss, friend, or family member—and yes, it could even be you.
8 Ways to Use Body Language to Build Trust
These nonverbal cues will help people see you as more trustworthy.
7 Ways You Can Fake Looking Smart in a Meeting
All you need is one thing to say, and the right way to say it.
You Can’t Earn Someone’s Trust Without This One Thing, According to an FBI Agent
Forget the “golden rule.” You should start following the “platinum rule,” instead.
This Is the One Thing That Couples Fight About More Than Sex
In the words of Barrett Strong, "Your love gives me such a thrill, but your love don't pay my bills."
What You Need to Do to Bounce Back Stronger from Failure
We all make mistakes. It's how we handle it that can make matters better—or worse.
Is Your Coworker Trustworthy? 9 Signs They May Not Have Your Best Interests in Mind
While every industry yields its own set of unique trends and expectations, whom you work with day-in and day-out is...
Awkward Habits That Actually Make You Seem Trustworthy
They may not be sophisticated, but these work surprisingly well.
Forget Book Club: This Fishing Club Is the Ultimate Female Bonding Experience
No competitions and no judgment—WI Women Fish brings women from six states and Canada together for fishing trips and female...
This Is the Single Best Way to Deal with an Embarrassing Moment Gracefully
You can't retract your slip-up, but you can do these things next.