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CenterPoint Energy
Associate General Counsel was asked...October 4, 2023

What do you know about CenterPoint Energy?

Relay Graduate School of Education

They asked me how I would improve the performance exercise.

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I told them that I would improve the performance exercise by including more external resources that would inform the exercise. For example, I would include copies of a legal bill and ask the candidate to write a memo on the anticipated impact on the institution. The idea is to test the ability to monitor pending legislature. Less

Underdog Fantasy

Questions about past experiences and relevant job expertise


One of the questions she asked was did I implement anything new in my working environment. I asked her to clarify and she said last legal counsel implemented hour tracking. I replied that is HR scope of work and not Legal.

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I replied that is HR scope of work and not Legal. Seems like she does not have insight into Legal roles and scope of work. Less


Why do you want to work here?


Describer your experience. What are your compensation expectations?

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I gave an overview of my relevant work history, and informed them that the salary range they posted was likely sufficient. Less

Navy Federal Credit Union

What would you do if you told a client they can't do something and they still do it?


Why are you a fit for this position?

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Explained how my experience lined up with the requirements.

The Good Food Institute (US)

Why are you leaving your current job?

Freddie Mac

Q: Where do you see yourself in five years?

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