TOP 10 Most STRESSFUL Jobs
December 18, 2019
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When it comes to professions, some naturally come with higher levels of stress, while others will take you totally by surprise, because stress takes many shapes and forms. When it came down to ranking the most stressful jobs the system took into account 11 job demands that evoke stress. These factors included: So, without going too much into detail, let’s have a look at the top most stressful jobs in the world: Potential causes of stress: Traffic, directions, vulnerability. Taxi drivers face a rather unique type of stress because they never know who their next passenger could be. It might be someone running late for a flight, some cranky old people coming back from a doctor’s visit, or it could even be a serial killer. The combination of low wages, slow employment growth, bad weather, lunatic traffic participants, drunk and rude passengers, along with other undesirable work environment issues not to mention the fact their jobs are going to be among the first replaced by robots in the near future makes this job highly stressful. Also, according to statistics, this profession faces the highest murder rates on the job than any other. Potential causes of stress: People management, high-stakes decision-making. Making this high on the corporate ladder comes with plenty of responsibilities, pressure and of course lots of stress. More often than not, this role comes with plenty of pressure from having to manage a lot of people with different personalities, various commitments, and in many cases thousands or millions of dollars at any given time. Furthermore, being the top person that makes important decisions and affects the way things are running, requires that you spend quite a few hours outside those mentioned in the initial contract to make sure everything runs as smooth as possible. And, that sooner or later can result in burnout, depression, anxiety or even substance abuse. Potential causes of stress: High public visibility, public speaking, management of bad publicity. These professionals are responsible for managing a diverse pallet of people with different needs and personalities and these clients can sometimes carry unrealistic expectations about how public relations can solve their problems. Nowadays, with the media constantly changing and keeping up with the latest trends, along with dealing with different celebrities and public figures will lead to exhaustion coupled with varying degrees of stress in no time flat. Potential causes of stress: Strict deadlines. Having to deal with the uncertainty of not knowing what tomorrow’s destination for a story will be, along with the pressure of constantly publishing before your competition, can cause serious physical and mental taxing in the long run. The competitiveness in this field is fierce and getting more eyeballs on your piece first, can lead to some bold, reckless decisions, which can endanger one’s safety. This alone speaks of the high level of stress reporting jobs can lead to. Potential causes of stress: Strict deadlines, large-scale organizations. Juggling deadlines, vendors, intricate details, unique client personalities and last-minute chaos that can potentially rise to ruin your plans requires constant multitasking, hypervigilance, good memory all of which can result in excess stress. To plan and organize any kind of event from a wedding to a corporate Christmas banquet to a 6-year-old’s birthday party you’ll need to have good connections, good communication skills and great problem-solving abilities, otherwise, you won’t make it far in this business. Now Alxuers, we want to take a moment to make you aware of some of the potential side effects of bad stress, if left unchecked, these include; However, we have the perfect solution for the excess stress, along with other unwelcome issues you have and it’s called mind mastery. We spent over a year creating what we believe is the best thing we’ve ever produced and the best that’s on the market right now. The doors to it are closed once again, but if you go to alux.com/meditation and sign up, we’ll be sure to notify the second the doors open up again. Potential causes of stress: High public visibility/scrutiny, live television, public speaking. To get a job as a broadcaster you’ll need to be a good public speaker, and be able to properly handle a variety of tricky situations that might arise, from technical errors to interviewees acting out. When you’re constantly in the limelight, being responsible for delivering the latest info on all kinds of events, stress and anxiety will kick in hard. Also, having to deal with environmental hazards, overtime, fatigue, agitation, along with other physical and psychological symptoms makes this job one of the most stressful around. Potential causes of stress: Life-threatening situations. As a police officer when you take an oath to protect and serve the citizens it’s made very clear that you have to put your life on the line every day and deal with life-threatening situations such as armed robberies and making arrests and confronting dangerous people. Working long hours, placing themselves in dangerous situations, witnessing horrific events, along with ensuring that communities run smoothly and safely on a regular basis, this continuous tension can wear out even the toughest of individuals and includes a lot of stress, which is tipically accompanied by other health issues. Potential causes of stress: People’s lives and safety in their hands. Being the sole person entrusted with the safety responsibility of hundreds of passengers on a constant basis, during the long hours while being in the air, along with unexpected changes in schedules can be very taxing on pilots. Airline pilots often experience irregular working hours, which can result in fatigue and jet lag. These coupled with time away from friends and family can lead to feelings of loneliness and depression. However, this position is quite prestigious and, although it comes with its unique stress factors, having a high paycheck at the end of the day makes it all worth it for many pilots. Potential causes of stress: Life-threatening situations, people’s lives in their hands. Risking your life on a daily basis for the safety of others is no easy picnic. Not knowing how dangerous the next situation will be, what hazards you might encounter and how many lives you’ll need to save, raises the intensity of this job as well as the stress levels. Besides stress, being a firefighter can also put a strain on your personal life, because last-minute shift changes can happen at any minute and you won’t be able to make too many plans in advance. Furthermore, the pay is not all that much when compared to the risk and mental health issues involved, that can occur after years of risking your life to save other people and sometimes losing them. Potential causes of stress: Life-threatening situations, war zones, weapons management. If you saw this one coming, congratulations you were correct. Being an active soldier in the military is the most stressful and dangerous profession on Earth. Being away from home for months at the time and the threat of imminent risk for injury or death, both to oneself and others cause great stress and anxiety, with many troops left with psychological issues and post-traumatic disorders. Not to mention that coming back and trying to reintegrate into society can also cause some stress with many ex-military individuals. And there you have it Aluxers, the top 10 most stressful jobs in the world. Now let’s talk a bit about some things that you can do to improve your lifestyle and stop stress from taking over. Here they are; And, of course, this video wouldn’t be complete without a bonus. Here it is: Although the previously listed 10 professions made it to the list, there are loads more around the world that involve tons of stress and should also be taken into account, so we wanted to use this opportunity to share a couple of these with you, and remind you they all deserve respect and just like you, they are serving others to the best of their abilities, or at least that’s how it should be. In no particular order: Thank you for spending some time with us Aluxer. Make sure to subscribe so you never miss a video. If you want more we handpicked these videos you might enjoy, or head over to ALUX.com for the best in fine living content on the planet. Be a part of the largest community of luxury enthusiasts in the world and tell your story.