High Tech or High Stress?

A survey shows that IT workers suffer from more stress than any other professional. The study is a general health study, but the IT relevant sections are summarized at BrainFuel: IT Jobs Most Stressful Study Says.

Education and training play a part in this problem: “Kevin Young, managing director of SkillSoft says: “Our research was sparked by a recent Gartner report which claims that the untrained or under-trained desktop user will cost an organization five times more to support than a well-trained worker. This led us to thinking about how much pressure this must also put on the IT professionals who have to provide such support.”

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