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.
How to Be a Stand Up Comedian (Sort of)
A reluctant comic discovers firsthand that doing stand-up is easy. For some people.
Tips for Better Time Management at Work
It isn’t just your job: According to the UN’s International Labor Organization, Americans log in longer hours than any other
Four years ago, Laura Dobney of Avon, Ohio, was an office manager for a local doctor. Today, she’s a surgical
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
How to Make a Good First Impression
To increase your odds of making a good first impression, Ann Demarais offers these tips: 1. Make eye contact at
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
Why Is Work So Stressful?
Lots of reasons. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has even compiled a list of them. How