Work Can Be Stressful, Dangerous And Sometimes Great

America's workers are subject to more physical harm and emotional stress than you might think, but many of these challenges can be mitigated by a good boss and good friends.
A quarter of Americans say they don't have enough time at work to do their jobs, and about half of them bring work home. Source: Bjorn Rune Lie

If you think your job is more stressful than it should be, you're not alone.

Americans work hard, and it takes a physical and mental toll, not to mention that it frequently cuts into personal time, according to a comprehensive survey on working conditions the nonpartisan RAND Corporation published Monday. But having a good boss and good friends on the job can make work feel less taxing.

In 2015, RAND researchers, along with Harvard Medical School and the University of California, Los Angeles, began collecting data from over 3,000 people from all income and education

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