Worklife

The Best Ways to Handle Boredom at Work

When we’re bored at work, we typically clean up emails and our desk, take longer to complete tasks, snack or spend time on social media, or at least, those are some of the things I’ve done and seen others do. Such tasks are time fillers, and they don’t necessarily deal with boredom beyond the time that it takes to complete the ‘filler’ task. Going through something negative, like the loss of a job, career burnout or career boredom, can bring about opportunities for growth.