No matter what your walk of life, it's an exciting time -- but it can often be a very testing one as well.
If you’re in marketing, it should come as no surprise that 62% of those in the industry describe themselves as “stressed,” “overly stressed,” or “stressed to the max." (And that’s just on an average day.)
Flash forward to the final days of the year and the numbers are bound to rise even higher.
If you're feeling the weight get a little heavier on your shoulders this month, you're certainly not alone, but that doesn't mean you should take it lying down.
Hitting metrics, rushing into last-minute meetings, and strategizing for next year can all take their toll on talent in every role, especially on top of trying to enjoy the holidays.
The long hours and stress can not only cut morale and your overall productivity, they can inevitably lead to burnout.
That's why, in this infographic, I’ve outlined some interesting statistics fromHappifyandWorkfront as well as a few ways marketers (or anyone really) can combat end-of-the-year burnout and get happy!
Here are some of the highlights:
80% of marketers say that they are "overworked" and "understaffed"
59% of people say they check work emails during traditional holidays like Thanksgiving and Christmas.
Stress can negatively affect your heart health, weight, memory, and sleep among other things.
78% of people say volunteering in the past has helped them feel less stressed. (In fact, it made them feel like they had more free time.)
Check out the full design below!
Note: We also shared 9 tips for stressing less this holiday season in this week's episode of Behind the Screens! Watch it here:
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About Ramona Sukhraj
As Content Marketing Manager, Ramona approaches marketing not only as a profession, but as a creative outlet. She has a passion for all things artistic and strives to create content that is educational, yet quirky and entertaining as well.
With a B.S. in Marketing from the UCONN School of Business, Ramona is a frequent contributor to the HubSpot blog and a nonprofit consultant. Outside of IMPACT, she is a design, movie, and pop culture buff, and a fierce advocate of free hugs.