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What kind of events cause you stress on the job? How do you deal with stress?

1 Environmental Scientist Interview Questions

By: Rachelle Enns

How to Answer

Stress can often be a regular part of the day to day work experience. Talk to the interviewer about which areas of your career are the most stressful. Ensure that your answer does not include a factor that would make you appear unfit for the position. (IE: an environmental scientist should not research to be the most stressful part of the job).

Professional Answer Examples
General
Answer example

"The part of my career that brings me the most stress is when the schedule is running behind due to lack of hustle on my teams part. I really like to be on time with my schedule to ensure that my projects are running smoothly."

Entry Level
Answer example

"I probably bring myself the most stress because of my drive and desire to be/do the best I can be. I manage this by focusing my energy on productive activities that are good for my career."

Experienced
Answer example

"I become more stressed when workloads are high, and my team seems less responsive than usual. In these situations. I will hold one on one meetings in these cases to check in with each team member and find out what they need to pick up the pace and meet expectations."

Written by:

Rachelle Enns
Rachelle Enns is an executive head-hunter and job search expert. Utilized by top executives from Fortune 100 & 500 companies like Fitbit, Microsoft, General Electric, Nestle, and more, she helps professionals position themselves in a competitive marketplace. Rachelle founded Renovate My Resume, a company that focuses on helping job seekers get their edge back. Renovate My Resume creates stand-out resumes, cover letters, LinkedIn profiles and professional summaries for new grads, all the way to corporate executives. Rachelle spends much of her time training career coaches, recruiters, and resume writers. She also holds interview workshops for students and interns, globally. For great tips and tricks, follow Rachelle on Instagram @_rachelle_e or @renovatemyresume.
First written on: 11/04/2014
Last modified on: 07/01/2018

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What kind of events cause you stress on the job? How do you deal with stress?
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Events that stress me out on jobs are; lack of communication, poor planning, and laziness of co-workers.
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The kinds of events that cause stress on the job are when my project or objectives aren't clear. If I am unsure about how to do something or it is unclear it can make the work stressful. But usually in these types of situations I ask a manager or someone close in the field.
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