General: Job & Career

A Guide to Palm Reading

Kay Packard, the founder of the American Academy of Hand Analysis, in Three Rivers, California, explains the fortune-teller party trick.

Meet the Woman Running a National Nonprofit at Just 37 Years Old

When Lisa Lucas took over as executive director of the National Book Foundation in 2016, she was the youngest person ever to hold the role. But her fearless attitude and hunger to have an impact made her ready to succeed. Lucas, 37, spoke with Real Simple about being propelled by passion—and open to learning at every turn.

10 Ways to Cope With Anxiety

Need help managing your worries? Follow this psychologist’s advice.

5 Interview Mistakes That Could Cost You the Job

Your handshake is firm, your eye contact is exceptional, and your thank-you notes are the perfect mix of professionalism and personality. But hold on: Are you bringing in a Big Gulp?! Experts share the less obvious uh-ohs that could derail your chances.    

Kirsten Gillibrand On Why She Hates the Phrase ‘Having It All’

The Senator from New York opens up about appearance, sexism and how competitive sports helped her succeed

15 Places to Look for a Job

Click your way to a new job.

8 Things Your Boss Wishes You’d Stop Wearing to Work

Even if you work in an office so casual (or creative) that there isn’t an actual dress code, these eight items will get you noticed—and not in a good way.