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Part Time

ABOUT PART-TIME EMPLOYMENT

A part-time position is defined as employment that are scheduled to work less than a full-time position and is often work in shifts. In addition, a part-time position usually involves working for less than 30 hours a week and provides more flexibility for individuals who may have other commitments in their daily lives. Therefore, when considering a part-time position, make sure that the work hours would not interfere with your personal commitments.

QUESTION INTENT

Since a part-time position often requires working in shifts, some key values the employers are looking for when seeking a part-time candidate are their dependability, adaptability, and work ethics.

Would you prefer full-time if a position were available?


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Why are you seeking part-time employment over full-time?


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What days/hours are you available to work?


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What other commitments do you have in addition to this job?


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Given that the role is part-time, how would you manage your time effectively and coordinate your work shift to shift?


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What does your schedule look like?


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Do you have any activities that would prevent you from working your schedule?


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This position involves occasionally working in different shifts (e.g. night or weekend shifts.) What's your availability and how flexible are you?


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Can you work on short notice?


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