TRU Tips

Hiring managers in privacy look for IAPP certifications before all else.

TOP 3 Takeaways From The IAPP Global Privacy Summit
  • The role of the CDO is highly undefined and varies greatly from organization to organization, but the CDO direction seems to be a logical and viable path for privacy professionals looking for the next evolution, namely CPOs.
  • Don’t get hung up on titles; because the privacy industry is still in its relative infancy, job titles (and even compensation) are not streamlined or settled like in other industries. Rather, focus on what the duties and expectations are for a position and how it is poised for growth.
  • Organizations are focusing on preparing for January 2020, the date the CCPA law becomes effective. They may be able to leverage some of the heavy lifting that was required to prepare for GDPR but will need to remain flexible as they operationalize privacy for additional GDPR-like state level regulatory requirements.
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The next webinar in TRU’s "Ask the Expert" series with ACEDS will be held on July 24, 2019 from 1:00-2:00pm ET. TRU Founder & CEO Jared Coseglia and ACEDS Executive Director Mary Mack will present "Your Burning Career Questions." Coseglia and Mack will provide a forum for professionals in e-discovery to come together and ask questions about anything from education and training opportunities, to trends in compensation or hiring practices.

Wednesday, 24 July 2019, 13:00
TRU Tips

Having hard conversations strengthens relationships. Ghosting people sends the message that you don’t care.

TOP 3 Reasons Why Tough Conversations Lead To Stronger Relationships
  • Compromise: Difficult professional conversations where parties want different things can often lead to compromise after communication occurs. Demonstrating the ability to compromise is part of any great relationship.
  • Courage: Showing courage to address potential confrontation demonstrates strength in character and conviction.
  • Courtesy: Challenging professional conversations reflect courtesy for others’ time, effort and energy—even if it has been fruitless.
Wednesday, 12 June 2019, 18:00
TRU Tips

Instead of avoiding hesitations a hiring manager might have about your candidacy, address them head on.

TOP 3 Questions To Elicit Hiring Manager Hesitations about your Candidacy
  • Has anyone in the company come from a background like mine and succeeded, and if so, how did they achieve success?.
  • What continuing education opportunities exist at this company that could help me round out my skillset?
  • What concerns do you have about my qualifications, and what would put you at ease about them?
Thursday, 06 June 2019, 09:30