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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    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.


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    10+ Graduation Quotes That Inspire Success

    When you share these inspirational graduation quotes you're giving a gift of wisdom, culled from some of the smartest, funniest,...


    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,...


    Successful Leaders Have These 5 Mantras Memorized

    Learn powerful principles to help you think like an elite warrior and lead and succeed at work, at home, and...


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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

    Tweeter’s Digest: The Best Graduation Quotes from Commencement Speeches of 2012

    Skip the fancy four-year degree as we curate the most inspirational graduation quotes (in 140 characters or less) from this...


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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...


    Jobs for Veterans: You’re Welcome, America, Now Hire Us

    After serving their country with honor, courage, and skill, too many veterans are struggling to find jobs. To prove the...


    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.


    Cheer Up!

    17 reasons it's a great time to be alive