TRU Tips

The 2019 ESI job market trajectories include continuations and culminations of steadily emerging annual patterns but also some sharp shifts in staffing habits that will undoubtedly affect everyone in the industry over the next decade.

TOP 3 Sharp Shifts In e-Discovery Staffing Habits In 2019
  • There are several trends that have been gaining momentum that did not wane in 2019: increased utilization of contract augmentation of talent, more direct-hire remote work-from-home opportunities, and the convergence of tangential disciplines with e-discovery allowing for growth into new and emerging roles.
  • In e-discovery, law firm compensation is up from 2018 for project managers and analysts, but compensation is slightly down at vendors; however, law firm headcount pales in comparison to vendors who are hiring similarly skilled professionals at almost ten times that of the law firm market.
  • Sixty-three percent of all hiring managers who were looking to acquire e-discovery talent desired a Relativity self-assessment at the time of submission.
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Events

Don’t miss speaking with TRU CEO Jared Coseglia and TRU Business Development Manager Rachael Haher at the virtual Western New York KnowledgeNet Chapter Meeting on May 28 from 1:00 – 2:00PM EDT! Their presentation on the state of the privacy industry will outline the recent history and trends within the privacy job market, highlight how the privacy job market has been impacted by the economic downturn due to the COVID-19 pandemic and reveal options and opportunities for existing privacy pros to enhance their skills as well as how new entrants into privacy can break into the industry fast. This webinar is open to all privacy professionals, but space is very limited so please register HERE!

Thursday, 28 May 2020, 13:00
TRU Tips

Privacy document review is becoming a specialty.

TOP 3 Skills Hiring Managers Look For In Privacy Document Review
  • CIPP/US certification
  • HIPAA and healthcare knowledge (particularly for upcoming COVID-related privacy litigation)
  • Up-to-date Relativity skills
Wednesday, 27 May 2020, 10:42
Publications
UNINTENDED AND UNEXPECTED CONSEQUENCES FROM COVID-19 ON THE U.S. LEGAL TECH JOB MARKET: CHAPTER 2, PPP Ends, Unemployment Rises

This series, “Unintended and Unexpected Consequences from COVID-19 on the U.S. Job Market,” is written by the founder and CEO of TRU Staffing Partners, a global leader in cybersecurity, e-discovery, and privacy placement and career management. Drawing from twenty plus years of experience representing talent and opportunities in global markets and having survived and thrived during and after past economic crises in 2001 and again in 2008–2009, Coseglia aims to help business owners, hiring managers, and both passive and active jobseekers to anticipate moments of change that are likely to occur as a result of the current impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had and will continue to have on job markets across the world. This series will examine how U.S. employment practices, policies, patterns, and people’s behavior may change in the coming months. Each chapter of this series will delve into a specific observation or trend starting with this week’s focus: PPP Ends, Unemployment Rises.

Thursday, 21 May 2020, 12:37