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 Much Money Do YouTubers Make?

    Could you quit your job and make a living off posting videos?

    The Hidden Crisis Facing Police Officers All Across America

    A young deputy’s brief but traumatic 
career reveals the hidden crisis facing
 police in towns large and small.

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    The Best Way to Charge Your Device Will Make Its Battery Last Way Longer

    Let's hope you'll never be stuck with a dead smartphone or laptop again.

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    12 Things Medical Shows Always Get Wrong

    Your favorite medical TV show is not as accurate as you might think. Here are the most common gaffes medical...

    After Surviving a Bullet, This Police Dog Changed the Law

    Officer Miller was told not to get attached to his K9, but he couldn't help it. Then the dog almost...

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    The Gmail Trick That’s Been Around for 15 Years—But Few People Know About It

    People with more than one Gmail address should take note.

    7 Bizarre Crime Scene Professions You Haven’t Heard of Before

    From botany to optometry, there's a lot more ways to catch a criminal than you think.

    Is It Legal for Restaurants to Include Mandatory Tip?

    Tips and services charges aren't synonymous.

    9 Ways to Unplug on Vacation Without Going Crazy

    If you want to actually relax and have fun on your vacation, taking a digital detox is key. Here's how...

    How to Be More Productive In Your First Hour of Work

    After you grab coffee, chat with your coworkers, and scan your email, the first hour of your workday has blown...

    12 Work Habits That Make You Look Unprofessional

    Even if you think you're a superstar employee, you're not if you're guilty of these common things.

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    The Real Likelihood You’re Being Watched Through Your Laptop Camera

    We've all heard that our computer camera can be used to spy on us. Is it true? Is it even...

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    How to Decline a Job Offer Without Burning Bridges

    When a professional opportunity doesn't feel like a good fit, these expert-approved tips can help you bow out gracefully.

    This Is How Much Target Managers Really Get Paid

    It takes a lot of work to manage a Target!

    40 Things I Wish I Could Tell My Younger Self

    From celebrities to scientists, doctors to artists, we asked some very successful people to share what they wish they had...

    Can You Solve the Brain Teaser Elon Musk Asked in Job Interviews?

    We admit, this question definitely stumped us.

    The 4 Facial Features People First Notice About You

    Hint: It’s not your eyes, nose, or mouth.

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    20 Cyber Security Secrets Hackers Don’t Want You to Know

    Computer hackers have lots of tools to threaten your Internet security, but these tips from cybersecurity experts can help protect...

    How to Answer “Tell Me About Yourself,” According to Recruiters

    The goal of any job hunter is to make it to the interview process, but nerves might kick in once...

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    Here’s What Your Handwriting Says About You

    The way you dot your "i's" and cross your "t's" could reveal more than 5,000 different personality traits.

    41 Little Grammar Rules to Follow to Sound Smarter

    C'mon: Make your high school English teachers proud.

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    6 Polite Ways to End a Conversation

    Bound by manners and common decency, you can find it difficult to walk away from a conversation without seeming rude....

    7 Surprising Things Your Outfit Color Says About You

    Here's why yellow might be off-putting and blue could land you the job.

    10 “Innocent” Things You Didn’t Know Could Get You Fired

    Some employment don'ts are obvious, but these seemingly innocuous behaviors could also cost you your job.

    The 10 Attributes of Wildly Successful People You Should Memorize Now

    You know those people who seem to ace everything in life? Researchers have uncovered their secrets to success.

    This Is Your Biggest Career Strength, According to Your Zodiac Sign

    Not sure of your career path? Not confident in your professional skills? You might want to take a hint from...