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Why You Should Never “Wing It” in an Attorney Interview No Matter How Good You Are with People

Remember: interview preparation is absolutely essential in today’s job market. Do not allow yourself to fall into the trap of thinking you can “wing” it — your interviewer will know that you have done so and will undoubtedly conclude that you are not truly invested in your job search.
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