Job & Career

How to Get Back Into the Workforce

Whether you’ve been home raising kids, on furlough due to downsizing, or out for family issues, Jennifer Gefsky, a cofounder of Après, a company specializing in career transitions, has smart strategies for coming back strong.

7 Out of Office Messages We Wish We Could Use

“I’m out of the office and I’m purposely ignoring your emails.”

The Surprising Reason You Might Feel Burned Out at Work

It could have to do with a mismatch between your unconscious needs and your job description, researchers say.

Sitting Is Bad for Your Health—But Fidgeting Can Help

New research shows that toe tapping might help to counteract the deleterious heart effects of sedentary behavior.

Dear Mr. Putin: Here’s Why You Should Help Save My Beloved BlackBerry

Perhaps it’s too much to ask, but I’m hoping that somehow, some way, the Russians can save my BlackBerry.

Why #QuitYourJobin5Words Is Exploding on Twitter

Maybe nobody wanted to go to work on Wednesday.

One Big Interviewing Mistake You Should Try to Avoid

New research says this can affect the way a potential employer looks at you—and how you look at the job.

How Adult Activity Books Helped Me Through Cancer

After her diagnosis, this design director found a surprising way to cope.