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Have you ever called off work at your last position? What was your reason?

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

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Assure the hiring manager that you are reliable and that you come to work when expected.

Have you ever called off work at your last position? What was your reason?
Answer example

"In my last position, I took just 2 days off in one year. Both absences were excused as I had a long weekend planned. I do not take many holidays and do not get sick very often. You can be assured that I will show up for work on time, and when expected."

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Have you ever called off work at your last position? What was your reason?
1.
I have only ever called off a shift when I was extremely unwell, or had a family emergency.
2.
The only times I ever called off work were when I had a death in the family and I was sick I didn't want to risk spreading anything.
3.
Yes. Everybody needs a off day to be happy. We are not machine. Safety first before anything.

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