Six Ways to Make the Most of Your Job

With the right moves, even a menial job could be a springboard to the position of your dreams.

Year-end is a good time to take stock of your career. This can be a frustrating exercise if you're just starting out or you're a seasoned worker in a rut. After all, you've been slaving away in an entry-level position or a seemingly dead-end job, performing menial tasks, getting little respect and even less pay.

But no matter how boring or thankless your job is right now, you can use it as a springboard to a promotion or a more fulfilling position.

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Erin Burt
Contributing Editor,