Dawn Dugan specializes in writing books, articles, white papers, reports and special communications for the human resources industry. She is the co-author of Effective Executive Compensation, which was published by AMACOM in 2008. Read more...
As long as you are at your current job, work hard and do the best you can.
Don't check out emotionally before you leave. Be sure to follow proper resignation protocol by giving at least two weeks notice, and don't leave without tying up any loose ends.
Remember that you may have to ask your current boss for a recommendation one day!