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Job Interview Answer: Why Do You Want This Job?

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When you are applying for a part-time position a typical job interview question is "Why do you want this job?"

Here are sample interview answers which you can edit to fit your personal experiences and background:

  • This is exactly the kind of experience I'm looking for, and the part-time hours will work well with my schedule.
  • I'm looking for a part-position, like this one, so I can earn some money to cover my expenses while I'm attending school.
  • I'm looking for a job with flexible hours, and with my experience I have a lot to bring to your company.
  • I enjoy working with the public and I like interacting with customers.

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