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Do you have an extreme job?

We explore what demands can make a job stressful and relate this to work, and working and working practices, that you are familiar with.
Extreme building

Read the following article to see how jobs are categorised as ‘extreme’.

Psychology Today

In the discussion please share what you feel are some of the key demands faced by employees in a workplace with which you are familiar. You may wish to consider the following questions in your discussion:

  • Do you feel these criteria outline what it means for a job to be extreme?
  • Are aspects of your work classed as ‘extreme’ jobs?
  • Do you have an extreme job?
  • What resources do people have to manage the demands of an extreme job?
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