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“Part Time Contract based Frequently Asked Questions in various Part Time Job Interviews by interviewer. The set of questions here ensures that you offer a perfect answer posed to you. So get preparation for your new job hunting”

45 Part Time Job Questions And Answers

1⟩ Which activities prevent you from working?

Employers want to know, especially with part time employees who have other commitments, whether you will be able to work your scheduled hours. The interview question "Do you have any activities that would prevent you from working your schedule?" a way to verify that you have the time to commit.

"I spend a week during the winter vacationing with my family in Florida every year, but I can schedule that based on the busy times at work."


3⟩ Would you prefer to do full-time employment or not?

Be cautious when you respond and keep your answer general, so you're not committing to one type of employment or the other.

Important to me is that I enjoy the work and the people I'm working with. I have many interests, and having a part-time job allows me the time to pursue them.


4⟩ Tell me what days/hours are you available at work?

If you're a student, you'll need to share your class schedule, and any labs, to avoid confusion for your supervisor: "I have classes Tuesday and Thursday until 4 pm, and a lab that meets every other Wednesday from 5 pm to 7 pm, but I'm flexible about working any other hours you have available.

I'm available during school hours while my children are at school, 9 am - 3 pm, Monday through Friday, and I can work some weekends, also.


6⟩ What do your co-workers says about you?

Be prepared with a quote or two from co-workers. Either a specific statement or a paraphrase will work. Jill Clark, a co-worker at Smith Company, always said I was the hardest workers she had ever known. It is as powerful as Jill having said it at the interview herself.


8⟩ Tell me why did you apply for this role?

Focus your answer around why you want this job in this company. The employer wants an answer about how and why you think it's the perfect opportunity for you. NEVER say: 'because I want to work part time'. Let the employer know what skills and experience you can bring to the role and the company.


10⟩ Tell me what has disappointed you about a job?

Don't get trivial or negative. Safe areas are few but can include: Not enough of a challenge. You were laid off in a reduction Company did not win a contract, which would have given you more responsibility.


14⟩ Described your philosophy towards work?

The interviewer is not looking for a long or flowery dissertation here. Do you have strong feelings that the job gets done? Yes. That's the type of answer that works best here. Short and positive, showing a benefit to the organization.


15⟩ What is your greatest strength?

Numerous answers are good, just stay positive. A few good examples:Your ability to prioritize, Your problem-solving skills, Your ability to work under pressure, Your ability to focus on projects, Your professional expertise, Your leadership skills, Your positive attitude.