Bored At Work? 6 Genius Things You Can Do

Illustrated by Abbie Winters.
By Jen Dziura

There's nothing more soul-sucking than being chronically bored at your job.

After all, it takes up 40-plus hours of your week! Which is basically like watching three back-to-back full-season marathons of Netflix shows you hate — all while sitting in a desk chair and being unable to drink wine.

So what exactly can you do? There are little things you can do to help you cope. But it's important not to favor them over moving up or moving on. Here are six proactive solutions for when you’re bored at work.