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Job Interview Answer: Are You Overqualified For This Job?

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Job Interview Answer: Are You Overqualified For This Job?
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When you are applying for a part-time position a typical job interview question is "Are you overqualified for this job?"

It's important not to emphasize that you are overqualified, because that may lead an interviewer to doubt your commitment to the position. Instead, you need to come across as thoroughly qualified, and interested in the part-time position available.

Sample Answers

  • My experience will be an asset to the company and will help me be successful in this position.
  • I have the education and experience to fit in readily with the exceptional team here.
  • I have experience and knowledge to bring to the challenges of this job.
  • My maturity, along with my experience, will enable me to do a terrific job for the company.

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