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TRU Tips | March 2023

TRU Staffing Partners March 31, 2023 at 8:00 AM

The TRU Staffing Partners Hot Jobs newsletter provides readers with a weekly tip for our professionals and hiring managers in the data privacy, ediscovery, and cybersecurity spaces. With more than 12 years of experience in staffing and recruiting for our industries, our TRU Tips are relevant and crucial for anyone hiring or job hunting in our communities.

March 1st, 2023

The professional thank-you note continues to be an essential part of the job interview process and hiring managers continue to put a lot of value on thank-you notes.

Top 3 most important elements of a job interview thank-you note:

  1. Reiterate at least one salient point of the interview.
  2. Bring your personality in a professional way. Include a fun fact about the conversation.

  3. Use spellcheck and check your grammar. Be sure to spell the interviewer's name correctly.

March 8th, 2023 

The TRU Staffing Partners Scholarship Program was established to help aspiring students and professionals pursuing further education in data privacy, ediscovery, and cybersecurity. Learn more and apply to TRU's Scholarship Program here.

Top 3 things needed to apply for TRU's Scholarship Program:

  1. A recent version of your resume.

  2. A professional reference.

  3. The answer to one essay question:

    1. How receiving a scholarship will help your career.

    2. Your motivation for entering or delving deeper into the privacy, ediscovery, or cybersecurity industries. 

March 15th, 2023

Recently laid-off workers can use the trauma of displacement to underscore the values they’re looking for in their next role. Watch webinar here.

Top 3 tips for out-of-work job seekers:

  1. Don’t avoid the conversation (in-person & on resume).

  2. Don’t overcompensate when interviewing.

  3. Know your “tradeoffs” — where you are willing to negotiate.

March 22nd, 2023

As the ediscovery industry has grown, TRU contractor utilization rates have massively increased. TRU expects that ESI contractor demand will exceed half of all available and cyclically open job opportunities available at any given time, globally.

Top 3 most important TRU news for LegalWeek 2023:

  1. TRU Scholarship Program deadline has extended to March 26 — read the full press release here.

  2. TRU announces private equity and venture capital partnership program — read the full press release here.

  3. Ediscovery industry is slowing for full-time jobs but lively for contract work — get the full recap of this month's Eye on ESI here.

March 29th, 2023

Ediscovery pioneers Laura Zubulake and Judge Shira A. Scheindlin, quietly and individually defined industry standards for modern-day ediscovery proportionality rules. Read more about TRU's Women's History Month spotlight here.

Top 3 ways the Zubulake trial rulings changed ediscovery:

  1. Set standards for how data should be treated, stored, preserved, and maintained.

  2. Led many organizations to begin moving documents to safe locations within an internal network.

  3. Set requirements for counsel to place litigation holds on documents that could be needed in certain lawsuits.