Are you feeling stressed? Public relations routinely ranks in surveys among the most stressful jobs. It’s a competitive field with tight deadlines, high visibility, and interactions with hostile members of the media or public. The topper: Crisis can engulf PR pros at any time.
Public relations executive was number six on CareerCast’s list of the 10 most stressful jobs of 2014 behind obvious high-stress jobs such as enlisted soldier, firefighter, military officer, and event planner. The CareerCast survey examined 200 professions and analyzed 11 different stress-provoking factors, including travel, growth potential, competitiveness, physical demands, hazards, environmental conditions and risk to one’s own life or risk to others’. Continue reading