It should be boring to employee when work in month that does not have any public holiday and their productivity will be much lower compared to month that have public holiday. Therefore, let us check out anything we can do to past the boring work or month.
Look for the magic in the mundane
Using the help of your colleague, reframe your effort and see them with fresh new look. Example, you receive a yearly summarize data that you can see through regular basis. For you to skip from boring work, communicate with your colleague what is your bigger picture about the data and see whether are in the same page with you or they already have plan to do that. If so, try to have different idea and avoid doing the same work as they do. By communicate with your colleague. It will help you to discover new idea and innovative.
Combine boring job with things you enjoy
I think it is common for you to work while listen to music or Spotify. It is one of the common way to help you work through your boring work. If you enjoy gaming, why don’t you create a reward for yourself? You can set a time limit to complete your work and if you able to settle the job in the time limit, then you can play your game for period of time. This will create some motivation for you to complete your work for the “reward” and work effectively to get it. You will also not easily get bored with your work because you have a target to hit and reward that you want to have it.
Switch between boring and inspiring work
It is difficult and boring for someone if keep doing thing that he or she dislike. Therefore, try to mix up the task like put some inspiring task between some boring task. This will help you to keep stuck in the doing the boring work with bad mood and have task that can inspire you after boring work. Other than that, remember to put the “like to do” as the last task before you call it a day for your work because it will help you to have a good mood when you leave the office.
Learn something new and challenge yourself
Hate to do some boring work like a robot. Then go find something challenging and can educate yourself to be a better employee. Learning is a good antidote that can help to cure boredom and help to prepare for next challenging role. Example, your work is about to send invoice to customer, then find some software or processes that can help you to be more effective and efficient in your work and learn it as additional skill. It may be not interesting in the learning process but you will feel accomplished when you have learn the skill and sully utilize it.