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Published 14 August 2012 09:17, Updated 15 August 2012 04:16
Feeling under the weather? It could be your job.
If health matters to you, there are a few jobs you might want to avoid.
That’s the heads-up from health.com, which has published a list of what it thinks are the worst jobs for your health. (They’ve also covered off the best, but let’s get the bad news out of the way first).
Executives and freelancers rejoice, right? Not so fast, health.com says. These are two jobs that have the potential to be among the best for your health or worst, depending on how people go about their business.
For freelancers, there’s potential for a better work/life balance, but there’s added stress around things like holiday pay and retirement, which are part of the pay cheque in full-time employment.
For execs, there’s the chance of great job satisfaction but as prestige and pay rise, so too do hours and stress. As health.com concludes: “Find the right position to suit your personality ... to be a productive, happier and healthier employee”.
And now for the best jobs for your health: