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 Be a Stand Up Comedian (Sort of)

    A reluctant comic discovers firsthand that doing stand-up is easy. For some people.


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    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


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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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    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


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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


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    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