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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    6 Ways to Gain More Time in Your Day

    Take on Tasks One at a TimeWe think we are reducing stress by accomplishing more than one thing at a


    5 Winners Teach Us How to Learn From Failure

    Lots of Americans are tasting failure for the first time now and immediately trying to spit it out. Whether it's...


    4 Ways to Follow Your Dreams

    4 Ways to Follow Your Dreams


    Top Resources for Finding a Job

    These resources could lead you to your next big career move.


    9 Recession-Proof Careers

    Despite the economic downturn, these careers are still growing.


    How to Find a New Job

    Tips for job fairs and using online job resources.


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    Dreamers: The Making of Not Your Daughter’s Jeans

    No matter how much weight she lost or how often she exercised, Lisa Rudes Sandel couldn’t flatten her stomach. “I


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    9 Recession-Proof Careers

    1. Education Math and science teachers will be in demand as the U.S. struggles to compete with other countries in

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    8 Secrets to Managing Workplace Stress

    You have a greater ability to shape your office environment than you may realize. 1. Take breaks throughout the day.


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    How to Get Your Voicemails Returned

    Your doctor said he’d call Tuesday with the test results. It’s now Friday, and three voice mails later, still no


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    Who’s Hiring?

    Four years ago, Laura Dobney of Avon, Ohio, was an office manager for a local doctor. Today, she’s a surgical


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    Inspiring Stories of Famous People Who Achieved Their Dreams

    The Manager Who Couldn’t Write By Gary Sledge What launched Amy Tan’s career was not a big break, but a


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    Shedding the Afternoon Office Rut

    If you’re like many people, shortly after lunch, your head begins buzzing, your concentration plummets, your eyes droop, and the