Is Your Job The Most Stressful?

Published / Last Updated on 22/03/2018

Stressful Jobs - Distress NowSomething caught our eye this week and that was coverage online of a survey of over 3,000 workers completed in January by PerkBox (an employee benefits and employee well being company) and published in February.

What % of people by industry are suffering the most stress?

  • Finance 69%
  • Local and National Government 68%
  • Health Workers 66%
  • Professional Services 65%
  • Education 65%
  • Hospitality 64%
  • Media 63%
  • Retail 60%
  • Manufacturing 59%
  • Admin Support 55%
  • Information and Communications 53%

What % of people by department are suffering the most stress?

  • Sales 79%
  • Human Resources 76%
  • Information Technology (IT) 65%
  • Senior Management 64%
  • Marketing, PR and Communications 63%
  • Customer Services 62%
  • Operations 61%
  • Research and Development 56%
  • Accounting and Finance 55%
  • Facilities 54%

So if you are a financial adviser, working in sales i.e. attracting new clients (that’s us by the way), then it’s time to get the ‘blood pressure’ pills out, go and get a ‘punch bag’ or make time to ‘diiiiiiiistress’.

Read the full report covering ages, earnings, work or home stress results:  https://pages.perkbox.com/rs/244-RYY-693/images/Stressed-%20Workplaces-Report.pdf

 


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