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TRU Staffing Partners Announces “Starved for Content Tour,” a Third Quarter Full of New and Original Content about Data Privacy, Security, and e-Discovery

TRU Staffing Partners, a globally recognized award-winning search firm representing talent and opportunities in data privacy, e-discovery, and cybersecurity celebrating ten years of service to the legal technology industry, today announces multiple speaking engagements and the release of soon-to-be-published original content to be offered free of charge to the public. The TRU “Starved for Content Tour” aims to deliver important insight and valuable, data-driven content to the legal technology community about the current and future state of the legal tech job market.

“TRU prides itself on taking responsibility for not only providing job placement and career management services but also on being an aggregator of data and knowledge about the industries we represent. The unique perspective we enjoy having in the job market has allowed us to create a bevy of original content aimed at giving practical and tactical advice to hiring managers and job seekers, whether passive or active, on how to maneuver effectively through the post-pandemic job market,” says Coseglia. “This quarter and much of the fourth, TRU will be delivering statistical analysis about 2020 hiring trends, shifts in employer hiring modalities, patterns in candidate motivation recalibration, the new focus for corporate consciousness, and much more!”

All events are virtual and free to anyone. Follow TRU on LinkedIn HERE for additional details and registration links as they become available for all for the following events:

Live Webinars and Conferences:

TRU’s Director of Recruitment and Account Management Sarah Roberts will join a panel discussion at Women in eDiscovery’s San Diego chapter meeting on September 9 at 3:00 p.m. ET. Further information and registration link will be available HERE soon.

“Advancing Your e-Discovery Career Into Data Privacy” on September 15 at 11:00 a.m. ET continues TRU’s longstanding partnership with the Association of Certified e-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS). Host Rahul Chhabra (Legal Practice Project Manager at Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP) will bring TRU founder and CEO Jared Coseglia together with Eric Pulsipher (Sr. Systems Analyst at Global Legal Applications at NBCUniversal Media, LLC; formerly Project Manager at BakerHostetler LLP) and Tracy Bordignon (Director - Information Governance, Privacy & Security at FTI Consulting; formerly Contract Attorney at Special Counsel). Registration and additional information available HERE.

“IAPP KnowledgeNet, Vancouver Virtual Chapter Meeting” on September 17 from 2:00–4:00 p.m. ET pairs Coseglia with Rob Gilbert (President, Encompass Privacy Solutions, Centre for Information Privacy Law, Department of Justice, Canada). This presentation 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 entrees to privacy can break into the industry fastest. Open to all, registration is available HERE.

Relativity Fest, from September 21–23, brings Coseglia back together with Relativity’s own David Horrigan for what Horrigan describes as “substantive fun,” a special “State of the e-Discovery Union” event played out as a game show, complete with two teams (including Kenya Dixon, General Counsel and COO, Empire Technologies Risk Management Group; Ari Kaplan, Founder and Principal, Ari Kaplan Advisors; Ryan O’Leary, Senior Research Analyst, IDC; Kelly Twigger, Principal, ESI Attorneys, and CEO, eDiscovery Assistant; and Zach Warren, Editor-in-Chief, Legaltech News) and celebrity judges Honorable James Francis IV, Neutral, JAMS, and Retired U.S. Magistrate Judge and Honorable Andrew Peck, Senior Counsel, DLA Piper, and Retired U.S. Magistrate Judge. Registration is available now HERE.

The ILTA Ohio Litigation Support Conference on October 2 will include the session “State of the Legal Technology Job Market 2020,” where Coseglia will deliver a statistically rich overview of 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. Watch for a registration link and get more information HERE.

“Master Class: The Current and Future State of the Legal Technology Job Market Q4” on November 4 at 1:00 p.m. ET will team Coseglia with Kaylee Walstad and Mary Mack at Electronic Discovery Resource Model (EDRM) for a new master class full of updated information on what happened in the legal tech job market in Q3 and what to expect in Q4. The webinar’s most recent iteration discussing Q1 and Q2 from August 4 can be viewed in full HERE, and a registration link will be provided HERE as soon as it is available.

Published Content:

“The State of the e-Discovery and Data Privacy Job Market: Pre and Post COVID-19” marks Coseglia’s return to Law Journal Newsletters and provides his unmatched market vision in a series of two articles about the legal tech job market. Part One, published in the August edition, focuses on the data privacy industry and can be found HERE. Part Two turns focus to the e-discovery vertical and is available now HERE.

“There are No Divas in Privacy” is Coseglia’s August 11 appearance on TrustArc’s “Serious Privacy Podcast” and is available now. Hosts Paul Breitbarth and K Royal invited Coseglia to join them to get a sense of the privacy job market as well as to gain insight about landing a position in privacy for people who are new to the field or transitioning. Listen in as they discuss some of the expectations for privacy professionals, the future role of CPOs, COVID-19’s impact on the privacy profession, and more HERE.

“Want a Job in Legal Technology? Your Answer is Increasingly at ALSPs” is a Q&A with Coseglia by Legaltech News editor Zach Warren. Part of the series “Breaking Tradition: How New Law is Challenging Big Law,” this interview covers Coseglia’s career arc, his predictions for the future, why tech jobs are shifting from law firms to ALSPs, and why law students need permission to not practice law. The interview is available now HERE.

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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.

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