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Here’s a sure sign that you should quit your job: You’ve fallen into the “learned helplessness” trap. That means you’ve come to believe that what you do does not matter. What began as a slight loss of enthusiasm devolved into mild indifference and has now degenerated into apathy.
If this sounds familiar—and you’ve made good faith efforts to reignite your passion—don’t hang around and let the helplessness harden into cynicism. Launch a job hunt in which you match your genuine interests with a position that stirs your excitement.