How do you handle stress and pressure


1. Explain to the interviewer how you manage stress.

(Describe a time when you were given a difficult task or multiple assignments and how you rose to the occasion.)

2. Focus on success.

Share example of how you succeeded despite being in a stressful situation, or how you solved a problem that caused the stress.

3. When job is stressful in nature.

Some tasks are stressful in nature. If you are applying for a high-stress job, be sure to let the interviewer know that you are used to working under stress and that it is part of your normal routine.

Purpose of these type of similar question

How Do You Handle Stress?

What you do when work gets stressful?

Do you stay calm under pressure?

Do you have a difficult time in stressful situations?


I am able to recognize the start of stress at early stage. When this happens, I take five minutes to focus on my breath. I practice meditation/yoga in the morning and exercise for an hour in the evening. It puts me in a normal position.

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