Three Signs That Your Career is Stagnant

peter winslow (life coach)
Peter Winslow, Life Coach

For more than a 15 years, Peter Winslow has worked as a life coach in Arizona. The owner of GoldMind, LLC, he shows people their own greatness and helps them meet their goals. Over the course of his career as a life coach, Peter Winslow has written four books and helped numerous clients advance their careers.

Below are several signs that your career has stagnated:

You’re bored with work
Over time, you will get used to your work. Things will start feeling static and monotonous, and you’ll end up making more mistakes because you won’t put in the effort you once did. This usually happens when your job no longer challenges you and you aren’t getting new tasks regularly to offset the boredom.

Your last promotion was at least four years ago
It’s extremely frustrating to get passed over for a promotion several years in a row. But it can help signify that it’s time to look for work elsewhere because you’ve reached a ceiling in your job. Your loyalty to your company and your hard work should be regularly rewarded with new responsibilities and higher salaries that keep you interested.

You aren’t learning anything new
Regardless of how many years you went to school, there is always more to learn in your field through hands-on experience. In fact, learning about your field will likely never stop since every industry is constantly advancing and growing. If you can’t remember the last time your work taught you something new, it’s time to take a new career path.

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