Everyone has days when you just feel you are going through the motions at work and you don’t feel motivated to do your best. However, it could be a cause for concern if you keep feeling bored and restless, and worse, begin to dread doing your job.
Although that might be a signal that it’s time to move on, for some reason, you don’t wish to change your job or switch companies. You may be worried about facing the unknown or find it a hassle to learn new skills in a new career, but you need to know that being stuck in a job rut will not do any wonders for your career and mental well-being in the long run. We asked Denise Pang, a professional certified coach from Terrific Mentors and Cheng Chee Seng, a professional counsellor from Life Transitions Pte Ltd to share their tips on how you can overcome feeling stagnant to get excited about your job again.
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Text: Sasha Gonzales / Her World / October 2011
Additional text: Valerie Toh