How Can I Avoid Jobs That Expect 70-hour Work Weeks?

Published: Feb 10, 2011

What's the best way to get across to potential employers I'm not willing to work 70 hours a week without sounding like a slacker? I work in IT and accept that every job I have is going to have some after hours and weekend work (sometimes with no notice) and I will occasionally be on-call. If a server or application only I know goes down, I might also get calls at 3 AM even when I'm not on-call.

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