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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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These Are the Top Skills Recruiters Look for in 2022, According to an Expert

The hiring game has changed—these are the top five "skills that build skills" recruiters are looking for.

9 Things You Should Do If You’ve Just Been Laid Off

Losing your job is stressful, but this list of actionable tips will help orient you toward the future.


How to Earn More Money, According to Your Zodiac Sign

Boost your bank account by harnessing your zodiac sign's best traits.


This Is the Profession People Trust the Most

You may be surprised at these survey results that rank some of the most common professions.


How to Dodge 8 Tricky Interview Questions—Including Flat-Out Illegal Ones

Ace your next job interview by properly preparing for the unexpected. Here's how to handle some potentially damaging questions while...

16 Words and Phrases You Should Never Have on Your Resume

Leaving weak words and phrases on your resume takes up valuable space. Here's what to delete—and what to add—to improve...


10 Tips to Help You Quit Your Day Job and Pursue Your Dream

You've heard the saying: "Failing to plan is planning to fail." These strategies can help you ensure a successful transition...


The 15 Worst Mistakes of First-Time Job Hunters

Start your job search smart by avoiding these pitfalls and following these tips straight from career coaches and job recruiters.


Only a Genius Can Answer This Tricky Job Interview Question

Tech mogul and billionaire Elon Musk reportedly asked this one particular interview question to every candidate—and if you solve it,...

16 of the Trickiest Job Interview Questions—and How to Nail Them

Practice these thoughtful answers to tough job interview questions, and you'll be sure to impress.


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Job Hunters, Listen Up: Here’s How to Land a Job Using Google’s New Job Search Engine

Finding your next gig just got WAY easier thanks to this streamlined search site.

The Best Way to Explain a Resume Gap, According to Top Recruiters

You know you'll be asked at your next job interview about any significant breaks from work. Here's how to answer...


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

HR pros reveal job interview dos and dont's.