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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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 life—and someone else's.

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...


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.


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...


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...

7 Things Lucky People Do That You Don’t

If you can't find a four-leaf clover or magic charm, you can always create your own serendipity. Steal these secrets...


Successful People Do These 8 Things Each Weekend

Time management expert Laura Vanderkam reveals the subtle secrets to restorative and productive weekends in her book ‘What Successful People...

14 Magic Phrases to Instantly Calm Your Anxiety

When your mind is racing with all your stressors and fears, take a deep breath and repeat one of these...


34 Easy Ways to Make Your Work Day Less Stressful

Problems at work are more strongly associated with health complaints than any other life stressor. These tricks will keep the...


10 Tips to Help You Quit Your Day Job and Pursue Your Dream

You've heard the saying: "Failing to plan is planning to fail." These strategies can help you ensure a successful transition...


8 Surprising Secrets That’ll Help You Be Happier at Work

Try these simple tactics to manage stress better and improve your overall happiness.

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Say These 14 Mantras to Make Your Goals a Reality

Stop putting off your dream. These sayings from the book 'Habit Changers: 81 Game-Changing Mantras to Mindfully Realize Your Goals'...


12 Millennial Entrepreneurs Who Started with Nothing—and Made a Fortune

Don't be discouraged if you have nothing right now. These millennial entrepreneurs started with nearly zilch and made it to...


Ask Yourself These 10 Questions to Discover Your True Passion

Would you like to feel inspired on a daily basis? Of course you would! These questions will help you find...



How to Find More Meaning In Your Life, According to 5 People Who Did

Living a meaningful life can be different for everyone, but in these five incredible people found that what really matters...

4 First, Humble Jobs of CEOs That Will Remind You Anything Is Possible

When we encounter top industry leaders it seems as though they were always successful. The truth is everyone has to...


Successful People Have This One Brain Benefit, According to a Billionaire

Good news: You can make this mental change right now.


If You Want to Make Money, Don’t Pick Any of These College Majors

*Written by someone with a degree in the humanities.*


If You Hate Your Job, We Can Probably Guess Your Age

Don't worry, be happy (unless you're this age).


How These 7 People Turned Their Hobby Into a Successful Career—and How You Can, Too

Thinking about quitting your day job and taking on your hobby full-time? Before jumping in the deep-end head first, here's...


14 Life Tips Every Recent Grad Needs to Have in Their Back Pocket

Learn how to transition into adulthood and an avoid existential crisis with these necessary pieces of advice for finding your...


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Show This to Your Boss If You Want Some Work-At-Home Time

When a company in Singapore asked half of its employees work from home for two years, it changed their lives....


Here’s the Awesome Reason Why People in Sweden Only Work Six Hours per Day

Maybe we should rethink how much time we spend in the office.

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This One Sneaky Trick Practically Guarantees You Ace Your Next Phone Interview

This super-simple trick might seem silly, but it can make a huge difference in the way a future employer perceives...


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9 Reasons Everyone Needs a Work Spouse

No matter how happy your are with your job, everyone needs a best friend in the office to get them...


You Need This Insightful Life Advice from 15 Famous Introverts

“Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.” —Aristotle


Everyone Should Know the “20-Second Rule” for Breaking Bad Habits

Make nasty habits a little harder to follow, and your brain will do the rest.



6 Ways Doodling Can Make You Smarter, Happier, and More Productive

According to numerous studies, doodling is a mental tool that improves concentration, memory, creativity, and even happiness. Every president doodled...