Feel Stuck? 5 Ways To Get Your Career Moving


By Beverly Flaxington

Do you feel like you should be further along in your career? Have you received performance reviews and felt disappointed that you didn't rate better? Are you stuck or frustrated in your job?

You could be engaging in what a recent survey calls "career-limiting habits." The study found that 97 percent of employees described themselves as possessing at least one of these five traits: (1) unreliability, (2) responding with "it's not my job," (3) procrastination, (4) resistance to change, or (5) projecting a negative attitude. Their bosses believed fewer than 1 in 5 employees would actually make the changes in their behavior that could boost their careers.