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How do you deal with sensitive or confidential information?

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By: Rachelle Enns

How to Answer

When you answer this question be sure to talk about how great you are with confidential and sensitive matters. Perhaps bring up a time when you were complimented by someone within the firm on your strong sense of professionalism.

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"I have a very high level of professionalism and am often commended on my ability to keep sensitive information safe. I always follow protocol and am sure to treat sensitive information with the utmost care."

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Rachelle Enns
Rachelle Enns is an executive head-hunter and job search expert. Utilized by top executives from Fortune 100 & 500 companies like Fitbit, Microsoft, General Electric, Nestle, and more, she helps professionals position themselves in a competitive marketplace. Rachelle founded Renovate My Resume, a company that focuses on helping job seekers get their edge back. Renovate My Resume creates stand-out resumes, cover letters, LinkedIn profiles and professional summaries for new grads, all the way to corporate executives. Rachelle spends much of her time training career coaches, recruiters, and resume writers. She also holds interview workshops for students and interns, globally. For great tips and tricks, follow Rachelle on Instagram @_rachelle_e or @renovatemyresume.
First written on: 12/04/2014
Last modified on: 07/01/2018

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How do you deal with sensitive or confidential information?
By not talking about it or showing it to any not associated with the case. And also keeping it put up when not working on it.
I believe that it is exactly what it is confidential.
I would not discuss the information with anyone.
I know I have to keep it to myself. I never bring my work home. What is in the office stays there.
I know that everything in the legal field is confidential. I would never tell anyone about the details that I deal with or see at work other than coworkers who already know.
Ensure that those who have access to it doesn't leak out the information via any means.
Awareness of your surrounding and know that a non-disclosure agreement has to be signed when it is appropriated.
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