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Coffee with Privacy Pros: DPO vs. CPO. Lawyer vs. Technician. The Dualities of Privacy.

Looking for guidance on how to break into the privacy space? 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. Read the third of several interviews, "Coffee with Privacy Pros: DPO vs. CPO. Lawyer vs. Technician. The Dualities of Privacy." featuring Robert Gratchner, the global DPO for Siemens!

Like many privacy professionals, Robert Gratchner got his start in the industry accidentally but not surreptitiously. His bachelor’s in economics, master’s in finance and work experience in corporate audits at large technology companies – namely Intel where he began his focus on privacy – made him visible and ripe for executives to pluck from the masses to assist with moving the organization into Europe as well as applying traditional financial audit tactics and techniques to privacy-specific audits and company agendas. Almost 20 years later, Gratchner is now the global DPO (data protection officer) for Siemens, the largest industrial manufacturing company in Europe, with over 83 million euros in revenue annually.

Click here to read the full article and hear Gratchner’s advice for those looking to break into the privacy space!

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TRU Tips

In 2019, cloud-focused ESI software companies successfully bolstered, expanded, and matured their sales forces and client onboarding mechanisms in order to pave the way for anticipated booms in business in 2020.

TOP 3 ESI Sales Staffing Trends Of 2019
  • The average base compensation offered for an individual contributor decreased nominally from 2018.
  • ESI sales reps who changed jobs to service (not software) providers dropped by fifty percent.
  • ESI service providers likely spent more money on sales staff retention than net new hiring in 2019, particularly in the first two quarters.
Wednesday, 04 December 2019, 13:55
TRU Tips

Fourth quarter hiring this year has intensified and clients are going above and beyond to lock in new talent for new jobs.

TOP 3 Myths About End Of Year Hiring
  • Candidates will not change jobs because they are waiting for a year-end bonus. False!
  • Clients will not set delayed start dates or offer sign-on bonuses to entice talent to make decisions about changing jobs before the end of the year. False!
  • Hiring managers will be slow to act due to the holidays. False!
Wednesday, 27 November 2019, 15:55
TRU Tips

For every day out of the office, anticipate it taking three days to feel caught up.

TOP 3 Ways To Catch Up After Being Out Of Office
  • Keep your out of office message on one day longer to buy time to catch up.
  • Work from the top of your inbox and move down. Respond to the latest information in a chain as people often resolve issues during your absence.
  • Do a quick categorization of priorities and stick to them. Don’t sweat the small stuff.
Wednesday, 20 November 2019, 14:47