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Do you work well under pressure?
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Tight deadlines and a manager looking over your shoulder are sure to raise your heart-rate! Stress management and having the ability to calmly and confidently deal with pressure are important skills. Give an example that demonstrates your ability to do this. Here's a sample example: "Yes, I'm motivated by pressure. Sometimes it helps give me that extra push to complete projects. I stay motivated by setting deadlines on my calendar and milestones for goals I want to achieve, so that I can maintain my momentum each step of the way."
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"Yes, I'm motivated by pressure. Sometimes it helps give me that extra push to complete projects. I stay motivated by setting deadlines on my calendar and milestones for goals I want to achieve, so that I can maintain my momentum each step of the way."

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User-Submitted Answers

Do you work well under pressure?
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I am the best for this job.
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Yes. What works best for me during stressful situations is start with the smaller details and take it step by step.
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I work better under pressure, since the force pushing at me usually makes me more efficient and focused.
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I work extremely well under preassure I tend to manage my time well, and I won't stop until it's perfect although sometimes I may falter.
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I have gathered a lot of experience in working under pressure because of small structure here at FNB Lesotho, and over the years, I have learned to be very much organised in the way I approach my work, I normally rank my work in according to their priorities. Develop action plans, I normally focus on opportunities rather than problems. I have also learned to delegate to my juniors some of the work that could challenge them.
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I work pretty well under pressure as I cool myself and calm.
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Well have never tried but I think I surely can.
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Never tried but I can ya..........
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Yes as I had mentioned before I used to be a debator and I have been through the struggle between debate practice which required for long hours and limited time for me to do revision.
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Yaaa I participated in a competition in the midst of exam period.
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I do. I am still able to think through the situation and seek help if needed.
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Yes I worked emergency services for 9 years I do not fold under pressure.
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I work best under pressure.
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Yes, I work even better when I am under preassure.
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I work very well under pressure. When I'm pressured, creative ideas, better strategies and effective procedures, would easily come out from my system which enable me to accomplish my task efficiently.
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I have always worked under pressure in meeting up the deadline. As accountant I always have a dead line to achieve from time to time and to do so I preparemy timetable and allocate my task accordingly.