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I started working for a large company in a very small centralised industry about 5 weeks ago straight from graduation. For 4 weeks I was in the department I signed up for, doing the job I trained in and really loving it and doing quite well. Another department where shortstaffed and asked the bosses for resources, they asked my supervisor for the names of 2 'quick learners' and he put forward me and another guy. We were both transferred to this other department a week ago and, well, I hate it. They have very little work at the moment so I've basically had nothing to do for the last week (I've been asking for work every day and doing extra training instead) but ultimately I'm very bored. When I do get work I can generally finish it very quickly and then end up waiting for hours on feedback. I don't get any satisfaction from the work or really enjoy it compared to my last position, although I've heard that promotions are easier from this new department (you get a bit more FaceTime with the higher-ups).
I spoke to my old supervisor who said they tried to keep me and would have me back and he'll try to bring it up with resourcing when he can although nothing might happen. I've since found out that 3 members of my old department would love to switch into my new position and I would love to go back. I don't want to tread on anyones toes here by doing resourcing when it's not at all my job to be involved with it, but it makes sense to me to do a switch. I'm hesitant to bring this up with my old supervisor as the people who want to switch are in his department and I don't want to get them in trouble. I don't want to bring this up with my new supervisor as he's already pretty stressed out. I don't want to go to HR or resourcing directly incase I'm going above peoples heads and get in trouble.
Basically I can sit back and do the work when it arrives and hope for the best, or I can somehow flag it up with someone and I'm just looking for perspectives/ideas.