HOW TO GET AHEAD: TALK IT UP - Tackling those tricky interview questions. This week: ’How do you react under pressure?’

You know how you react. You develop a twitch below your left eye Little veins stand out on your forehead. You slam down time-wasting telephone calls, but somehow find time to have 170 cigarette breaks. Don’t say any of this. Say: ’I try to assess why my workload is so heavy and delegate non-essential tasks, or plan my time so less important tasks are left until later.’

You know how you react. You develop a twitch below your left eye

Little veins stand out on your forehead. You slam down time-wasting

telephone calls, but somehow find time to have 170 cigarette breaks.

Don’t say any of this. Say: ’I try to assess why my workload is so heavy

and delegate non-essential tasks, or plan my time so less important

tasks are left until later.’



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