Newspaper reporter, public relations executive and broadcaster are among the top 10 most stressful jobs today, notes Grumpy Editor.
In its 2017 “Jobs Rated” report, CareerCast.com, Carlsbad, Calif., places newspaper reporter at No. 6, public relations executive in eighth place, followed by broadcaster in 10th spot.
Topping the most stressful list is enlisted military personnel.
CareerCast points out “in the cases of newspaper reporter and broadcaster, working under tight deadlines and the fear of lawsuits or layoffs may cause stress."
For the tally, CareerCast evaluated 11 stress factors: travel required, growth potential, deadlines, working in the public eye, competition in the field, physical demands, environmental conditions, hazards encountered on a regular basis, own life at risk, life of others at risk, and meeting or interacting with the public at large.
And the least stressful job?
Diagnostic medical sonographer.
Read the full report at www.careercast.com/jobs-rated/most-stressful-jobs-2017
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Change a Pet’s Life Day is observed tomorrow.
Adopt a homeless pet or assist one that needs medical care.
For more info: www.petmeds.org