When interviewing as the first legal hire at a company, what questions should one ask?

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Who am I reporting to….

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Ask if you will be responsible for compliance as well or will their be a separate compliance officer

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Assuming it’s a start up I’d ask about expectations and vision for the legal dept and when you could hire.

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There’s some good threads about this on FB, you can search for them. Good luck no matter what!

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Skills Set- QA As Functional Testing.
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I'm currently having an offer of 12Lpa with @bosch ,
Having an experience of 3.2 years ,
I got selected in all rounds of @Daimler there is telephone interview in about to discuss numbers.

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CCTC : 6LPA

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My L1 interview was done yesterday, it went well. Approximately how many days it takes to revert by HR for next round or feedback?

I have submitted my docs this Monday for a position post 3 rounds and a case study interview round.

How much time generally it takes to roll out the offer letter??

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Sharks, I need some advice. Currently working with VMware and recently given an interview in Koch for Bangalore location. All my tech and manager rounds are clear and today I got a call from the recruiter that coming Monday I need to be in a discussion with their HR manager for salary discussion. Need advice from you about how much raise I should ask for which is fine with Koch ?
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Bonus : 4.9 Lacs
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Other benefits : 3 Lacs
???
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