If you want to be happy at work and progress you need to understand what motivates you. Motivation theory is not something abstract. This video has some very concrete ideas.
So, if your needs for feedback, and recognition are not met on the job expect bad things to happen.
Most people who work in the Public Service and elsewhere are highly motivated; just look at what was achieved during Covid. But the other side is that many employees in most organisations are very poorly motivated.
Why? Because, if you are effective at your job, you may be taken for granted.
Inevitably, rust follows neglect.
However, you need to act as well.
If your career is in standstill these two minutes may change your life.