5 signs that you're totally checked out at work




Remember how eager you were when you started your current job? Maybe you showed up to your very first team meeting and immediately volunteered for a special project. Or you developed a new process to replace an inefficient one that had been in place for years. Or you brought a fun team tradition to an organization that had an unbelievably dull company culture.

It’s that kind of boldness that can advance your career, because it proves that you want to make a difference, you care about the company’s effectiveness and efficiency, and you’re dedicated to the organization’s success.

But over time, that audacity can fade. You get comfortable in your position, and just like that, you’re floating along with the rest of the workforce — not necessarily doing anything wrong, but certainly not striving to stand out. In short, you’ve grown complacent. Read more…

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