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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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3 Little Ways to Avoid Dreading Sunday Nights

Reclaim happy weekends by using these tactics from to avoid hating Sunday nights.


MetLife Defender Q&A: How to Stay Safe Online

The technology and cybersecurity team answers reader-submitted questions.


Meet the Patron Saint of Introverts

How Susan Cain is leading a quiet revolution.


5 Powerful Ways to Use Body Language at Work

Increase your stock at the office with these body language tricks.


5 Compelling Reasons to Consider Unplugging From Technology

You're right to sometimes ignore texts and email in your inbox. Here are five research-backed arguments that support unplugging from...


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How to Protect a Stolen Laptop From Thieves

Here, expert tricks to beat any computer thief, recover your hardware, and save your data in just a few easy...


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What’s Your Work Personality?

Your future success depends on knowing what type you are, and how you should act.


7 Online Privacy Tools You Should Use

If you're worried about your personal information falling into the wrong hands, these online privacy resources will help you feel...

What It’s Like to Be a Personal Assistant to the Rich and Famous

"I’ve worked for some people and felt like I was helping make the world a worse place."


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18 of the Best Jobs for Introverts

You don't need to have a big personality to make a big impact in your career—and to earn a big...


10 Winston Churchill Quotes That Get You to the Corner Office

Kick your way to upper management with these quotes from the fierce British leader, who was born on November 30,...


Meet the World’s Dumbest Criminals, Politicians, and Bosses

Head-scratching decisions … Ludicrous power trips … Bizarre regulations … Of course we’re laughing at these guys!


8 Words You Use That Make You Sound Weak

Learn how to sound stronger with these secrets from an elite warrior so you can lead and succeed at work,...


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How Google Became the Best Place to Work

For the fourth consecutive year, Google was named the best company to work for by Fortune magazine. Here's why.


RD Interview: Malcolm Gladwell Explains the Truth About Underdogs

Malcolm Gladwell casts doubt on the cult of the powerful, asserting that David can still beat Goliath.


Small Business Advice from the Honest Tea CEO

Seth Goldman, the CEO of Honest Tea, shares four lessons learned on his way to brewing up a big success.

The IFTTT Recipes that Will Make Your Life Better

Activate these "recipes" and you'll be an efficiency machine in no time.


How to Stop Procrastinating: Top Tricks

Research shows 95 percent of people put off till tomorrow what they could do today, a habit that affects friends,...


Funny Cartoon: Behind the Scenes of a Conference Call…

Here's what's really going on when you're on the phone with others.


Mind-Blowing Job Perks You Wish You Got Too

Quit your job now. Apply for these new ones. Let the insane rewards begin. Here, perks to fit your personality.


Perfect Timing: How to Make the Most of the Day

From when to send e-mail, sell something on ebay, or make a baby, find out how to best use your...

Trouble Sleeping? Turn Off Your Gadgets!

If you’re a social media junkie like me, that hour before bed signals quality time with a smartphone or laptop.


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Is HR Giving You the Love? See: Google, Netflix, Others

Image Courtesy: © George Doyle/Stockbyte/Thinkstock With the world’s economy all but bleak, I was surprised to stumble upon an article


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Women on Fire! This Week’s Hottest Story

The Most Surprising Story to Go Viral This Week: The Atlantic magazine’s “Why Women Still Can’t Have It All,” by


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8 Ways to Get People to Read and Answer E-mails

Better workplace etiquette: Instead of writing terrible intra-office e-mails, stand out from the crowd by sending sharp, readable messages with...


10 Ways to De-Stress Your Work Day

Career stress? Here's how to simplify your 9 to 5.


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Are Sleepy Pilots Risking Your Life?

A new National Sleep Foundation Survey reveals the shocking risky sleep habits of transportation professionals.