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How do you handle stressful situations?
Stressful situations will often arise in the workplace, and it is up to you how you handle them. Assure the interviewer that you can control stressful situations.
Answer examples
"I am well trained when it comes to effectively managing stressful situations. Before losing my cool, I am sure to review the situation, break the issue down to the simplest factor, and work my way through the problem from there. When you look at most problems for what they are you can see that the majority of situations are simple to solve."
Entry Level answer example
"Stress is part of any demanding job, and I embrace it to the fullest. I take good care of myself and prioritize my workload to maintain a healthy balance in my stress levels."
Experienced answer example
"I handle stress very well, and when you call my references, they will attest to this fact. When I am under pressure on the job, I focus on the task at hand and make sure not to get distracted. Staying on deadline is very helpful, and I will delegate when necessary to alleviate some stress."

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User-Submitted Answers

How do you handle stressful situations?
I will break the problem down into smaller more manageable ones, then put them in order of importance.
I wil breck the problems and solve to breck down.
Take a deep breath keep moving forward.
I take an other look at the situation and try to improve the situation.
Walk away and take time out for as long as it takes to calm yourself.
Stay calm for max safety and productifity.
I work better under preseure and I enjoy working in a challenging environment.
To be calm composed and step back a minute and understand task at hand.