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JPMorgan Chase & Co
Paralegal was asked...May 25, 2012

What experience do you have that is directly related to this position?

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Investment banks and investment management. Unlimited coverage.

I have been in the legal service business for over 30 years.

I interned in my father’s law firm for two years during college, learning how to do legal research and writing. Less

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Acorda Therapeutics

There are many contracts that must be properly calendared for anniversary dates, what do you do to keep organized? and if something is held up what do you do to keep it flowing through the pipeline timely?

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Complex contract maintenance requires much more oversight with the calendaring of several anniversary I also communicate the issue/problem with the team. Less

Daily spreadsheet and master tracker.

Homeward Residential

How are you with high volume and a stressful environment?

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I personally thrive in a fast paced, slightly chaotic environment.

Literal explanation of past history/experience dealing with high volume and stress, attitudes towards it and lessons learned in handling it over the years. Discussed burn-out, staying productive, attitudes, etc. Less

Air Canada
Paralegal was asked...February 3, 2017

What is the most creative situtation you had to deal with a client?

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I am need work permit or permanent resident please help me to I am in Tamil Nadu India help me Less

I will be work on your company if possible

I think I can do the job please help me , I am working before London 10 year ago but I am at the illegal work on more than 7 your at the time I need work for you company work visa or permanent resident please help me thanks Less

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Prince Georges County Public Schools (MD)
Paralegal was asked...September 19, 2018

Why should we hire you?

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I’m an experienced pgcps employee who is already familiar with our AP’s and processes. Less

I’m good with my hands am better with kids I like first impression is a must an I will always have the school at its best looking aspects all around Less

Thank you for the opportunity for the he application. I won’t disappoint you

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Thomas J. Henry Law, PLLC

Tell me about your personal injury and litigation experience.

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Sounds very familiar

I was sent to HR for what I was told a meeting instead they advised testing. I was fine with testing into they hand me 5 timed test with very poor copying, you could tell if it was a smudge mark or comma. The testing was poorly set up, I would say with the quality of testing you get what you pay for. I have tested at other firms with much more quality and I would add much more pay. Less

I got the same horrible paper test! What a way to be an example. The computer test was okay, it honestly didn’t seem like much of a test, but those timed ones were unprofessional. Less

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Fletchers Solicitors

I was asked Why I wanted the job, what 3 words would other people use to describe me and I was also asked how I would deal with a pressurised situation and to give an example of when I have had to do so previously.

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I had a lots of financial due to Iranian currency devaluation pressure in my newborn screening lab in Iran for two years and now I have to close the lab. Less

I can deal wit pressurised situation

I have 20 years experience in establishing and working in clinical routine, molecular and biochemical genetic laboratory I want to close my lab in Iran due to political problems and come back to UK to my family in Cheshire Less

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Paralegal was asked...November 22, 2016

What do you do in your free time? Basically nothing substantive

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Will take short film

Scrolling insta

watching horror movie or action movies

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U.S. Bank
Paralegal was asked...September 4, 2018

Why US bank?

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How did you apply in person??through website or reference?


This is an interesting read:

Wyndham Destinations

A little bit of everything, but definitely how to prioritize work when everyone wants something done immediately. Specific questions related to the duties and responsibilities of the job.

3 Answers

Stay calm and stay present.

Smile and get it done to the best of your ability.

Stay organized.

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