4 Signs You’re Stuck in a Career Rut

In law as with many jobs, years spent nose-down in documents can make you oblivious to the fact that you are in a career rut.  Do yourself a favor and take a quick self-assessment:

“You regularly check off assignments and you keep your boss happy. You often feel busy–even stressed–at work. At the end of the day, you come home and crash. These are signs that you’re working hard and killing it in your career, right? Not so fast. While you might think you’re challenging yourself and moving toward your goals, you could be confusing daily frustrations and roadblocks for actual growth. You could be living smack dab in the middle of your comfort zone without even realizing it. That may not sound so bad at first, but if you stay there too long, it’s easy to get stuck in a rut…Consider how long these four things have remained unchanged….”

Read: 4 Signs You’re Stuck in a Career Rut (and How You Can Get Out) at Inc.com



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