So, you’ve been at your agency gig, what, a year now? If you already find yourself scrolling job boards for that cushy CD spot at a big firm, stop. In this economy, it might be best to get more creative about your job duties than search for supposedly greener pastures elsewhere.
Career and job strategist Kyra Mancine says you can make an old gig feel like new simply by making or enhancing personal connections at your company. “Instead of emailing a colleague, go up to him and express interest in what he’s working on,” Mancine said.
Consider joining group activities after work, as well. (The same old parties and happy hours you go to just for the swag don’t count.) “If your employer has a community service program, use that as an opportunity to do something good for someone else and get away from your workplace for a few hours a week,” said executive coach Cheryl Palmer. “This will take your mind off your own troubles and also lend a helping hand to someone else.”
Get more tips in 6 Ways To Love The Job You Have.
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