I can’t even count the number of times I asked myself “Should I quit?” And, to be honest, many of those times I did quit. When a job is so boring — or annoying in some way — you just want to relieve the pressure NOW. And seeing it vanish into the distant past sure feels right!
But while it might be right in some cases, it’s not always the best solution. Although I always found a way to recover eventually, it sure made for a rocky resume. And the need for some very creative job search — and a lot of transitional jobs.
What else you can do when your job is SO boring
First, it’s important to know that while you are in the middle of misery, you just want the misery to end. And so it’s hard to see things that you can do right where you are that might improve things.
So I’ve put together some articles that can help you. Feel free to browse over time, so the ideas get a chance to build. And you might be surprised by the new ideas you yourself come up with.
Not only are there things you can do to help make your job more interesting (How To Change Your Job Without Quitting), but there are things you can do to help yourself see your job in a different way. New “tricks” you can learn and take with you wherever you go for the rest of your career!
A few workplace health tips
Sometimes just sitting too long or doing the same old thing leaves your blood and thoughts stagnant. So while you’re looking for a solution when your job is so boring, try getting those brain endorphins going. Some ideas to help:
And just in case you really do need to leave