A bad boss and few growth opportunities can make you feel like you're in a dead-end job, but there are steps you can bring it back to life, experts say. For example, try "to find an aspect of your work that is meaningful to you and focus on that," says Teresa Amabile, co-author of "The Progress Principle." "See if there's a way you can expand your job so you can do more of that kind of work."

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