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The Questions to Expect During a Paralegal Job Interview

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The most nerve-wracking portion of the interview is, of course, answering the many questions that may be posed to you. You may be asked a variety of questions, depending on the skill level of the person interviewing you. Some interviewers are not trained in the art of obtaining as much useful information as possible from a prospective employee. These people may spend much of the interview time talking about themselves and their practice, or pontificating on the firm and its philosophy. You may come away from one of these interviews knowing more about the firm than they learned about you! However, professional personnel managers know just what they need to ask to find out about you, your skills, your background, your attitude, and everything else they will need to know to decide whether you would make a good addition to the firm.
 
The Questions to Expect During a Paralegal Job Interview


The best way to relax at an interview is to rehearse. With that in mind, we have listed below samples of questions that may be in interviewer's bag of tricks. Pose each of these questions to yourself and think about how you would answer it. If you go through this exercise, you should be able to give a natural, relaxed, well thought-out answer during the interview.

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