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How many hours do you expect to work per week?

Answer examples and advice for how to answer this interview question for a Nordstrom interview

How to Answer

Everyone has a different expectation of how many hours they would like to work, and the interviewer is merely learning what your needs and expectations are. Before arriving at your interview, have some hours in mind that will work well with your schedule. Keep your answer to the point as there is no need to go into great detail about your personal life.

How many hours do you expect to work per week?
Answer example

"At this point, I am available to work part-time, to work with my University schedule. I can work around 20 hours per week. Once the summer hits, I am available full time."

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How many hours do you expect to work per week?
1.
When school starts I will be part time and I will be able to work weekends and occassional days in the week. I would say anywhere between 12-32 depending on school.
2.
I expect to work up to 40 hours a week and can work longer hours during weekends or special events and holidays.
3.
I'm looking for fulltime but know part time is usually where i'll start so 25 to30 hours.
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I can commit day time at all weekdays and weekends if necessary.
5.
I would expect to work at least 40 hours or more per week.
6.
I expect between 20-30 hours a week, but I am very flexible so I can work more or less than that.
7.
I would like to work full time 40 hours.
8.
Since I have another job I would like 15-20 hours.
9.
20-30 would be preferred. I would like to work full time eventually.
10.
I am flexible and willing to learn the ropes, so I am open to this question.
11.
Approximately 35-40 hours per week. I am ultimately looking for full time.
12.
I would roughly like to work about 30 plus hours if I could.
13.
While I know this job requires me to work a set number of hours every week, I am always willing to come in early or stay late to help complete a task. While I work efficiently, I will go above and beyond when my colleagues need me.
14.
I would like to work at least 30 hours a week.
15.
Currently I am on summer break from school so I can work up to 100 hours a week.
16.
As many as I can get. I am a hard worker and can handle my workload.
17.
I want to work 40 hours or more but I understand I need to work less.
18.
I am very flexible in the schedule I am provided. Being on summer vacation, I am able to pick up more hours, if needed. In order to accomodate the companies needs.
19.
I would like to work as many hours a week as avaliable.
20.
I would like to work the maximum hours that is offered.
21.
I would like to work 20 to 25 hours.
22.
No expectations. The industry is cyclical - sometimes you work very long hours and sometimes it lightens up.
23.
I won't be home till May 10th of this year and from that point until early August I am willing to work a lot, whenever needed but roughly over 20 hours a week.
24.
I expect to work the full 40 hours per week.
25.
Whatever is necessary for the business. I would expect anywhere between 40-55 hours a week.
26.
I would like to work at least 20-25 hours a week.
27.
I expect 30 hours or more a week.
28.
I would like to work up to 30 hours per week.
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30.
30.
5.
31.
Around 30.
32.
How ever many available hours there are that I can work, my schedule is very flexible.
33.
As much hours as you are needed.
34.
30 - 40 hours per week.
35.
I am willing to work as many as I can get.
36.
As many as possible.
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20-40 hours per week.
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35.
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