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Legislative Aide. A number of the underlined keywords
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activities in the office of a State Legislator including taking
constituent phone calls; registering their opinions/concerns, provide
constituents with information; scheduling for the Legislator; conducting
policy research; attending legislative committee meetings; briefing and
advising the Legislator on policy issues; researching and preparing press
releases; creating and managing databases; meeting with constituents,
school groups, lobbyists and others.
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Tell us about yourself?
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Tell me about your weaknesses and how you deal with them.
This job is very fast paced and requires dealing with many
constituents, lobbyists, and information contacts.
Follow-up: How many calls and contacts do you think the office handles on an
average day? How many
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