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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 Ways to Avoid a Severely Awkward Situation

No doubt you’ve seen—or made—more than one of these boneheaded blunders. Avoid them and you won’t have to engage in spin control later.


15 Body Language Mistakes You Make During Job Interviews

The majority of our communication comes from body language. Here's how to avoid sending the wrong message—and sabotaging your job...


How to Say No to Annoying Things in Your Life (Without Feeling Like Everyone’s Going to Hate You)

From school bake sales to unwanted projects at work, here's how to keep your "no" short and sweet with zero...


9 Things All Good Listeners Do During Daily Conversations

Communication is crucial in this high-stress, high-speed, and high-tech world. Sometimes amid all that’s going on, we forget to really...

The Annoying Reasons You’re Always Late, and How to Outsmart Them

Punctually challenged or trying to reform someone who is? Figuring out your time-sucking triggers is the first step developing better...


9 Important, Invisible Job Skills You Might Not Realize You Have

It’s not just the bullet points on your resume that make for a successful career. These little workplace habits and...


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9 Meaningful Ways to Use Body Language to Get What You Want

From landing a job to losing weight, these body language tricks can do the work for you.


Meet the Patron Saint of Introverts

How Susan Cain is leading a quiet revolution.


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5 Ways to Deal with an Office Bully

Several high-profile cases of late have thrust bullying among youth into the national spotlight. Yet, unfortunately, bullying doesn’t always stop


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6 Tips to Work Successfully with Your Spouse

How you handle working with your spouse can determine whether it's a wonderful way to make your marriage stronger or...