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Job Interview Answer: Why Do You Want To Work Here?

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

The interviewer wants to know what interests you about the company and why you would like to work for this particular organization.

Sample Answers

  • This company is internationally known for its products, and my experience in marketing has me intrigued by the opportunity this position presents.
  • I am a connoisseur, and would love the opportunity to share my enthusiasm for products with customers.
  • The company is known for its commitment to the local community, and I would like the opportunity to participate in making this a better place to live.

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