15 Resolutions You Should Make this Year to Get Ahead
by Denene Brox, Salary.com contributing writer

Resolution 10: Take on more challenging projects

Stuck in a rut? Tired of slogging away on the same boring projects? Can you do your job while simultaneously listening to your iPod and reading your Facebook feed? If you want to get ahead, you'll need to position yourself for more challenging assignments at work.

Learning a new job function or volunteering to lead a committee can provide you with the types of challenges that make work exciting.

Resolve to: Tell your boss that you'd like to learn something new or volunteer to lead a specific project that comes up this year. You'll feel more alive in your work when you're challenged.


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