THE toughest jobs across Australia have been ranked in the Mercury Tough Report. Having a role in the emergency services was ranked as the toughest job as voted by the general public, closely followed by soldiers, health workers, social workers and educators.
Story outline. A Harvard University study found that the loneliest jobs were also the unhappiest. These include remote jobs as well as jobs in tech, food delivery, and the online retail sector. The study was conducted over 85 years.
The Aruba Tourism Authority is on the hunt for someone to fill the role of the island's weather person, which it bills as the “world's easiest job.” Why is it so easy? The tourism authority explained that Aruba experiences more sunny days than any other Caribbean island.
Not all stress is bad. Healthy stress can serve as a motivator, while unhealthy stress zaps concentration. More than half of Americans report that work is a significant source of stress in their lives. The least stressful jobs include diagnostic medical sonographer, compliance officer, and hairstylist.
Summary. Some of the many causes of work-related stress include long hours, heavy workload, job insecurity and conflicts with co-workers or bosses. Symptoms include a drop in work performance, depression, anxiety and sleeping difficulties.
Doctors, scientists, and farmers are the most respected jobs. Reality TV stars and politicians attracted the least respect. The top factors that make a job respectable are caring for others, trustworthiness, and being essential to society.
Construction is one of the occupations that can cause the most pain. Among construction workers, specialists like roofers and sheetrock installers can have some of the worst problems. Not only do they lift all day, but their work is repetitive, which can cause pain and flare-ups in people with rheumatoid arthritis.