Stress and pressure are a part of every job. This question will be asked in some form or fashion in a job interview. The important thing to remember is not that you 'never' get stressed, but that you know how stress affects you and you know how to manage it.
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This is part of the "What I Wish I Learned in School": Job Interview" Unit
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- Attention Getter and "Stress Relief" reflection activity to activate prior knowledge.
- "Good" and "Bad" Answers Role Play Activity
- "How do you handle stress and pressure?" Reading Passage -- includes why this question is asked, answers you should avoid, and strategies for answering. Use as a reading passage or lecturing tool.
- "Write Your Own" Graphic Organizer with sentence starters so students can begin writing their own answer to this question.
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