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TRU and Electronic Discovery Resource Model (EDRM) will team up for a new master class that provides an update on the state of the data privacy, e-discovery, and cybersecurity job markets today as they adapt to the ongoing pandemic while keeping up with the ever-evolving legal tech landscape. TRU founder and CEO Jared Coseglia will join EDRM’s Mary Mack and Kaylee Walstad to break down where the hiring is now and where it will be later in Q4 and into Q1 2021, how legal tech pros can leverage certification and training to stay at the forefront of the industry in response to new questions about data management and protection, and what the larger trends that will define the following year will be.

Tuesday, 03 November, 2020
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TRU CEO appears on NY1
Monday, 26 October, 2020
TRU Tips

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TOP 3 Stark Changes from Q3 to Q4 2020’s Legaltech Job Market
  • Good candidates are once again entertaining multiple offers.
  • Hiring cycles are returning to pre-pandemic timelines.
  • Direct hiring headcount is opening, but contract-to-hire onboarding is increasingly the employer preference for new hires.
Wednesday, 21 October, 2020
TRU Tips

67% of TRU’s placements in the third quarter were contract jobs.

TOP 3 Takeaways From The Q3 Job Market
  • 40% of active openings going into the fourth quarter are still contract.
  • Contract job lengths are much longer than usual with plentiful year-long assignments.
  • The timeline for decision-making shortened by three weeks for direct hires in Q3.
Friday, 16 October, 2020
TRU Tips

65% of TRU placements made since March have been contract or contract-to-hire jobs.

TOP 3 Years For Contract Placement In Legal Technology
  • 2020 at 48% (65% since March)
  • 2015 at 47%
  • 2016 & 2018 tie at 44%
Wednesday, 07 October, 2020
Publications
TRU Q3 2020 Newsletter

In Q3 2020, the job market got hot again. Yes! But—what “hot” was a year ago and what “hot” is today look very, very different.

This quarter’s TRU Newsletter will help you reflect on and redirect your hiring and job search strategies in a now functioning post-pandemic outbreak job market. Clear trends, like the explosion of contract, contract-to-hire, and work-from-home employment opportunities are observed and analyzed in much, if not all of our Q3 content.

Tuesday, 06 October, 2020
Events

NY1 Spectrum News in New York, NY will host a call-in show where TRU founder and CEO Jared Coseglia speaks about the current and future state of the job market and growth opportunities in data privacy, e-discovery, and cybersecurity on October 2 at 9:00 a.m. ET. The program will stream on NY1's Facebook page here and Twitter page here! While local viewers can view the program on their TV or on the NY1 website, those outside the broadcast area or without a Spectrum subscription can stream on the Spectrum app by inputting a New York area code (such as 10012) and taking advantage of the 30-day free trial.

Friday, 02 October, 2020
Events

Jared Coseglia with present “State of the Legal Technology Job Market 2020,” which will deliver a statistically rich overview on where the litigation support and e-discovery job market is today, what hiring managers need to know about candidates’ motivations, and what job seekers need to know about the desires and habits of employers. This panel will cover what adjustments law firms, corporations, service providers, consulting firms, and government entities are making as a result of the pandemic, specifically dynamic increases to contract staffing modalities and virtual WFH employment. Coseglia will also detail the intersection of litigation tools and talent with data privacy and security and expose the job market trends in those verticals which will define much of corporate hiring for the rest of 2020 and 2021. This session will add value to any hiring manager’s process and give job seekers unique advantage in understanding the current staffing climate in our industry.

Friday, 02 October, 2020
TRU Tips

Legal ops jobs could be the future but technology and process may need to be improved before people will be hired in volume.

TOP 3 Takeaways From The Deloitte 2020 Legal Operations Survey
  • Respondents gave technology and knowledge management a 2.07 and a 2.57 respectively out of 4 on the legal ops maturity scale.
  • 77% of survey respondents indicated that their legal systems were not integrated with a consistent data taxonomy to allow for visibility into workflows and real-time data.
  • 89% of respondents felt that current knowledge management solutions were not meeting their needs.

Tip and TOP 3 courtesy of Legaltech News “Legal Ops Maturity Not Yet to 'Advanced' Stage, Says Deloitte Survey

Wednesday, 30 September, 2020