HOW TO GET AHEAD: TALK IT UP - Tackling those tricky interview questions. This week: ’How do you cope with a setback in your job?’

’First I swear and slam the phone down. Then I sulk for the rest of the afternoon, scowling at my colleagues. Next I go down the pub and get shitfaced, before going home for a good sob.’ Er ... wrong. ’I treat setbacks as part of the learning process.

’First I swear and slam the phone down. Then I sulk for the rest of

the afternoon, scowling at my colleagues. Next I go down the pub and get

shitfaced, before going home for a good sob.’ Er ... wrong. ’I treat

setbacks as part of the learning process.



I analyse what happened and work out what I would do differently if I

faced the same situation.’ Much better



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Digital marketing executives oversee the online marketing strategy for their organisation. They plan and execute digital (including email) marketing campaigns and design, maintain and supply content for the organisation's website(s).