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If you’re in a rut, resist the urge to confront your boss and say, “I’m not challenged. I need to learn and grow in this job.” Your manager won’t be able to instantly enliven your job. Plus, that can present one more hassle for an already harried boss.
It’s better to say, “This job is good, but in my dream job I’d have a crack at some tougher assignments.” Then suggest some.