According to CareerCast.com, event coordinator-planners were #8 on their current top ten “most stressful jobs” list, right after “broadcaster” and just ahead of “photojournalist.” The top five most stressful jobs were:
- Enlisted military personnel
- Military general
- Airline pilot
- Police officer
This is yet another validation that event planners should use when discussing promotions and raises with their employers. As I’ve always said, I have the greatest admiration for meeting and event planners — and I can’t imagine having to deal with the stress levels and expectations of 100+% perfect execution that event planners carry on their shoulders when organizing and running events.
If anyone deserved praise, recognition and a raise, my vote would go to our industry event planners. To find this article, go to this link — and save it for future use!