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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    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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    Take This Job and Shove It

    Please Fire Me, by Jill Morris and Adam Chromy (Citadel Press, $14.95), collects dozens of hilarious vents from anonymous clock


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    10 Things Career Changers Need on Their Resume

    In the last few years, executive resume writer Mary Elizabeth Bradford has noticed more of her clients seeking a career


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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...


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    How to Psych Yourself Up for an Interview

    Landing a new job can have as much to do with your state of mind as your resume. Use these


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    4 Reasons to Make Friends at Work

    Having a pal at work will increase workplace happiness. Find out how.


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    8 Ways to Work Faster on Your Computer

    These tips will improve your productivity.


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    Late for Work? Stock These Quick Healthy Snacks

    Buy these in bulk, then pack a selection for a low-calorie, no-cook meal in minutes.

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    5 Life Lessons from CEOs

    Keep these lessons with you on your road to success.


    25 Jobs in Demand Right Now

    Check out 25 exciting jobs that are in high demand right now.


    4 Gmail Tricks You Need to Know

    Technology has short-circuited the Monday-Friday work week: Many bosses expect you to keep in touch on the weekend. If you...


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    The Beatles as a Business Model

    Here, three ways to use the Mop Tops’ wisdom to assemble a top-notch team of your own.


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    4 Reasons You Need a Vacation

    Vacations make us better people—and better employees. Here’s how to look at it.


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    How to Manage Your Time Better

    These days, it can be difficult to find time for even the smallest of tasks. People are constantly on the


    Dress Codes Defined

    You've just been invited to a wedding, party, or business event. Here's a handy guide to help you decide what...


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    How To Stop Obsessing About Work

    Is there no life besides work? The first step is admitting you’re a workaholic. Once you own that, you’re ready...

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    7 Time-Saving Tips for Using Computers

    Few things have as much potential to make us feel ignorant as our computers. But don’t despair. The simple tips


    6 Internship Myths: The Truth About Interning

    Before you take that leap into the internship market, make sure you know what internships really can do for you—and...


    Creative Ways to Personalize Your Workspace

    You spend 40 or more hours per week in your office or cubicle, so why not make it your own?...


    Timothy Goodman: Artist as Storyteller

    Artist Timothy Goodman talked to us about drawing by hand, dancing with fear, and disobeying one's parents.


    Why You Shouldn’t Eat Lunch at Your Desk

    The reason will surprise you.

    How to Use Your Emotions to Get Promoted

    Here's how to turn your emotions at work into opportunities.


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    How to Assert Yourself at Work

    The way you talk, sit, and introduce yourself can all affect how your colleagues perceive you. If you’re not getting


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    How to Make Your Resume Stand Out

    1. Match Your Resume to the Job To dart past job software filters, a resume must closely match your qualifications


    What HR People Won’t Tell You About Salaries and Raises

    What HR People Won’t Tell You About Salaries and Raises


    What HR People Won’t Tell You About the Job Interview

    HR pros reveal job interview dos and dont's.


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    Dos and Dont’s of Traveling with Your Boss

    Business trips with the boss offer plenty of potential for catastrophe, but they also give you a chance to shine.