It’s not the job, but the worker. You might appreciate lists of which jobs are most stressful so you know what to avoid, but it isn’t really about the job. It’s about the person. Stress is a personal thing. What is stressful for one person is not for another. For example, one survey found that some police officers found filling out paperwork as more stressful than being out on patrol and confronting people. The same probably wouldn’t be true for someone working in an office. You can’t know if an employee is feeling stress by using some equation. You can’t know if you’ll find your new job stressful by its title. Each person is different, which makes stress tricky to address, both for employers and employees.
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