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Four Ways to Deal With a Boring Job

It’s the same old routine. You dread going to work because when you get there, you have nothing to do or the tasks asked of you are simply dull. The only websites you are allowed to go onto are company related websites and the only conversations between coworkers is the word “hello”.  At the end of the day, you feel drained but are not sure why. According to a survey done by the Washington Post, 55% of US employees feel bored and unsatisfied at work. Having a boring job usually isn’t what most people look for when they search for employment opportunities, but there are ways to deal with a boring job if you have to stay at that job.   Modify Your Surroundings It may not seem that obvious, but you make many observations when you are at your desk or cubicle. Having a beige space with little to no color dulls your mind before you can get your five minutes of work done. Simple modifications such as adding pictures, lights, and even plants can help brighten up your work area.  You can also laminate your favorite pictures and display them. Take on Extra Work Sometimes the problem isn’t […]

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