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How stressful is your job? How much control do you and your manager have to fix it?

Since my book, Maxed Out: American Moms on the Brink, was published in September, I’ve given dozens of interviews with print, radio, and TV reporters about the state of working motherhood in America. Over and over I've been asked whether the problem of being "maxed out" varies across different types of jobs and industries.

I don’t really know the answer; I regularly receive emails and blog comments from people in a gazillion types of jobs and industries, but I don’t know how they compare. So I’ve put together a short survey to find out!

Here’s where you come in:

1. Fill out the survey now. Start here>

It should take about 3 minutes to complete. I will not share your personal information. I plan to quote from the results in my writing and public speaking. I will also post the results here on and on my own blog for your reading pleasure (hopefully by February).

2. Please share the survey widely.

Email the link to your friends. Share it on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn or wherever you hang out. I’m interested in hearing from people in a wide variety of jobs, industries, and locations. In order to be able to make comparisons, I would like to get as many responses as possible.

Thank you for your help!

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In case you’re interested, here are examples of two other surveys I conducted in the past. The results were fascinating.

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