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Unemployment hit a 50-year low in September.

TOP 3 Stats From The September Jobs Report
  • Unemployment dropped to 3.5%
  • Wage growth was negligible and is up only 2.9% for the year
  • Health care led in job creation while retail lost jobs again

Tip and TOP 3 courtesy of CNBC

Wednesday, 09 October, 2019
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People who stay in their jobs beyond five to seven years are fifty percent more likely to stay in that same job another five to seven years.

TOP 3 Questions To Consider If You Have Not Explored The Job Market In Over Five Years
  • How well will you compete against peers for jobs?
  • How strong is your ability to articulate your value proposition?
  • How do employers monetarily value your skills and experiences over the last five years?
Wednesday, 02 October, 2019
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TRU’s Relativity Self-Assessment saves our clients up to one hour of interview time per applicant!

TOP 3 Facts About TRU’s Relativity Self-Assessment
  • The assessment was developed in collaboration with Relativity and is regularly updated to reflect the most recent standards for the tool.
  • It allows for rapid review of an individual’s confidence in their Relativity technical skills for our clients.
  • Presenting the assessment along with the resume upon initial submission is becoming a commonplace request, if not an expectation, with a large percentage of the ESI hiring market.
Thursday, 26 September, 2019
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For the fourth straight year, data scientists rank as the number one job in America.

TOP 3 Reasons Data Scientist Is This Year’s Top Job
  • Earning potential (median annual base salary of $108,000)
  • Overall job satisfaction
  • Number of job openings
Wednesday, 18 September, 2019
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Unemployment remained low and steady at 3.7% in August.

TOP 3 Takeaways From The August Jobs Report
  • The 130,000 jobs added were fewer than forecast.
  • Average hourly earnings increased by 0.4% in August and 3.2% over the year, better than expected.
  • Labor force participation also increased, rising to 63.2% and tying its highest level since August 2013.
Friday, 13 September, 2019
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“The plug-and-play technical accountability of an e-discovery professional is largely measured by the software certification status that individual achieves and maintains.”
TOP 3 e-Discovery Tasks A Paralegal Is Most Often Asked To Do
  • Creating, running, and maintaining searches and search templates
  • Spotting/resolving any issues with data loads, such as corrupted files or missing metadata
  • Acting as Case Manager by organizing a database for review

Tip of the Week and TOP 3 courtesy of “5 Ways Paralegals Can Quickly Sharpen their eDiscovery Skills,” authored by Jim Gill for JDSupra

Wednesday, 04 September, 2019
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Fewer than five percent of net new ESI jobs are in-house corporate positions.

TOP 3 Things To Know About In-House Corporate Legal Tech Hiring
  • Privacy and security jobs are abundant at major corporations right now.
  • Corporate ESI jobs are largely outsourced to vendors and many that are not are contract positions for niche skills sets or overflow coverage.
  • Corporate ESI jobs value collections, legal hold, and ECA skills more than traditionally-demanded processing, hosting, and production skills.
Tuesday, 27 August, 2019
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Bad data causes company anxiety.

TOP 3 Consequences of Bad Data
  • Lost opportunities
  • Lost income
  • Damaged relationships
Wednesday, 21 August, 2019
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TRU has found that candidates who reschedule interviews are 85% less likely to receive an offer for that position.

TOP 3 Agency Pet Peeves
  • Candidates who have typos in their resume that are immediately identifiable by a red underline in MS Word.
  • Candidates or clients who reschedule interviews the day of.
  • Candidates who go dark and do not respond to scheduling requests for over 24 hours.
Wednesday, 14 August, 2019