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TOP 3 Most In-Demand e-Discovery Jobs Right Now
  • ESI Project Managers with strong Relativity skills
  • Data Processors with Relativity and Nuix skills
  • Digital Forensic talent part-time and ad hoc globally with EnCase, FTK, and Nuix skills
Tuesday, 21 July, 2020
Publications
Contract Tech Won't Replace In-House Roles, but It Could Change Skill Expectations

The COVID-19 pandemic may have more legal departments turning to contract tech for help navigating force majeure clauses or potential opportunities for savings. But don’t count on software being swapped for human beings anytime soon. Still, while contract tech may not be reducing the need for legal department head count, it could be influencing the types of skills employers are seeking out. Frank Ready of Legaltech News tapped TRU's Jared Coseglia for his expert opinion on where tech and human assets will intersect and what that means for legal tech pros.
Jared Coseglia quoted in Legaltech News

Monday, 20 July, 2020
TRU Tips

“What we have had is a radical experiment the last 6 months that shows this WFH system does actually work.” – Adam Virgadamo, Morgan Stanley U.S. Equity Director

TOP 3 Work From Home AKA Virtual Employment Revelations From Q2 2020
  • Law firms have almost uniformly rethought their physical footprint spend and are trending towards adopting WFH employment as a primary modality for existing hires. Law firms have been the slowest sector to resume hiring.
  • Corporations, particularly ones involved in product development, and industry-centric software providers still eventually want people to come back into the office and are actively hiring with this expectation in mind.
  • Service providers and consulting firms have mostly adopted WFH prior to the pandemic and continue to push further into virtual employment as their primary staffing approach.
Wednesday, 15 July, 2020
TRU Tips

Studies show adults typically pay attention to one task for about eight seconds.

TOP 3 Reasons Our Attention Spans Are Shorter
  • Businesspeople send and receive an average of 121 emails per day.
  • The average adult is exposed to an average of 247 marketing messages per day.
  • Twenty-eight percent of the average adult’s time a day is spent on social media, where marketing messages are abundant.

Tip and TOP 3 courtesy of campaignmonitor.com

Thursday, 09 July, 2020
TRU Tips

About 50% of roles filled by TRU in June 2020 were jobs that had been active prior to COVID.

TOP 3 Job Market Takeaways From Q2 2020
  • For most alternative legal service providers, the bottom was felt in April and May with all-time lows in net new hires.
  • The privacy job market is coming back strong, but corporations are rethinking and retooling their leadership roles/responsibilities rather than hiring/scaling their middle management staff.
  • ESI companies and law firms are running lean on talent despite rising billables. ESI mid-market staffing remains flat (on hold mostly) for project managers and analysts.
Wednesday, 01 July, 2020
Publications
COVID with Privacy Pros: Biogen's Susan Wise

As part of TRU's continued commitment to representing privacy professionals (and helping people become privacy professionals), CEO Jared Coseglia will be interviewing Chief Privacy Officers, legal counsel, and partners in privacy practice groups as part of an ongoing series, Coffee with Privacy Leaders, published by CPO Magazine. The series is temporarily being rebranded "COVID with Privacy Pros" as the privacy industry adapts to the pandemic. Read the ninth of several interviews, "Biogen's CPO, Susan Wise,” HERE!

Tuesday, 30 June, 2020
Events

TRU founder and CEO Jared Coseglia will be sharing his market knowledge with the Athens, Greece chapter of IAPP's KnowledgeNet on June 30, 2020 at 11:30AM EDT. The topic of the meeting is "Privacy and Security Market Insights and Updates: What organizations and DPOs need to know." This meeting is open to all, but registration is limited, so sign up HERE!

Thursday, 25 June, 2020
TRU Tips

"Tokenization" is the process of replacing sensitive data with unique identification symbols that retain all the essential information about the data without compromising its security.

TOP 3 Resume Tips For COVID-Era Job Seekers
  • Specify end dates of most recent employment (do not leave “present” if you are not currently working).
  • Eliminate objectives and replace with a summary of experience.
  • Outline professional development, certification, and/or education tracks you are actively pursuing, even if completion is not yet achieved.
Thursday, 25 June, 2020
TRU Tips

Demand for privacy professionals remains high at the executive level despite COVID market downturn.

TOP 3 Geographies For Privacy Staffing In Corporate America
  • Seattle
  • San Francisco / Bay Area
  • New York
Wednesday, 17 June, 2020