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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What to Do if You’re Laid Off Due to Coronavirus

Taking these smart steps right now can make all the difference.

The 15 Worst Mistakes of First-Time Job Hunters

Start your job search smart by avoiding these pitfalls and following these tips straight from career coaches and job recruiters.


12 Phrases You Should Definitely Avoid When Giving Bad News

Saying the wrong thing when explaining budget cuts or layoffs could make you seem uncaring and unprofessional.


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Job Hunters, Listen Up: Here’s How to Land a Job Using Google’s New Job Search Engine

Finding your next gig just got WAY easier thanks to this streamlined search site.


These Outrageous Job Search Gimmicks Actually Got Me the Job

Jobseekers get points for originality. Check out these attention-grabbing job-search gimmicks and gaudy resumes that made hiring managers take notice....