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How do you answer how do you handle stressful situations?
What is an example of a stressful situation?
Being unhappy in your job. Having a heavy workload or too much responsibility. Working long hours. Having poor management, unclear expectations of your work, or no say in the decision-making process.
How did you handle a stressful situation interview question?
Focus on your positive actions, not your negative feelings
It's also easy to blame others: “My manager didn't clearly communicate with me,” or “My co-worker totally dropped the ball.” Instead of focusing on your feelings and blaming others for your stress, highlight how you overcame the situation.