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M fish. What were some resources that helped you pass the PEI? Confident in my case skills but I don’t wanna freeze up during PEI.

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Maybe weird but I feel Amazon leadership principles helped me a lot. All of my PEIs asked about working in a team through a difficult challenge. Hope that conveys something!

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