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How do you deal with sensitive or confidential information?

1 of 30 Legal Assistants Interview Questions and Answers Written by Rachelle Enns

Updated on July 1st, 2018 | Rachelle is a job search expert, career coach, and headhunter
who helps everyone from students to fortune executives find success in their career.
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 a job search expert, executive headhunter, career catalyst, and interview coach. Utilized by top talent from Fortune companies like Microsoft, General Electric, and Nestle, she helps professionals position themselves in today's competitive digital marketplace. Rachelle founded Renovate My Resume and Executive Resume Solutions, two companies focused on helping job seekers get their edge back. She helps everyone from new graduates looking for their first placement, to CEO's who want more out of their career. Rachelle coaches students to executives on how to master the toughest interview questions and how to handle the most bizarre interview situations; all with confidence and poise. Rachelle trains other career coaches, recruiters, and resume writers, globally. A big part of her job is also spent coaching HR professionals on how to bring the human touch back into their interview and hiring process.
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?
1.
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.
2.
I believe that it is exactly what it is confidential.
3.
I would not discuss the information with anyone.
4.
I know I have to keep it to myself. I never bring my work home. What is in the office stays there.
5.
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.
6.
Ensure that those who have access to it doesn't leak out the information via any means.
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Awareness of your surrounding and know that a non-disclosure agreement has to be signed when it is appropriated.
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