17 things you should do if you're bored at work
Try these tips if you can barely keep your eyes open at work.
- If you're bored at work, it could be a sign that you're not taking care of yourself enough or that you need more skills or stimulation.
- Or, if ennui is a never-ending state during your workday, it might be a sign that you need to make some serious changes to your professional life.
- Try these tips to make your workday happier, less boring, and more productive.
at work again?Advertisement
There's a better way
to use your time besides reading the news, browsing Facebook, and glancing at the clock every other minute.
You could use downtime at work to improve your career by setting new goals, networking, or building up your skillset.
There might be restorative things you can do to lessen your fatigue and make your day more pleasant, like cleaning up around the office or making sure you get lunch with your favorite colleague.
Or, it might even be time to quit your job.
Here's what to do if you're bored at work - again.
Figure out the thing that bores you the most, and see how you can fix it
Take a walk
Grab coffee with the CEOAdvertisement
Write out everything amazing you did in the past month
Research upcoming industry conferencesAdvertisement
Learn a new skill
Ask your boss or coworkers how you can helpAdvertisement
Join the company kickball team — or start it yourself
Set challenging goalsAdvertisement
Connect with old contacts
Listen to musicAdvertisement
Befriend your coworkersAdvertisement
Reach out to a new employee
Make a totally out-of-the-box weekend planAdvertisement
Quit your job