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TRU Tips | April 2023

TRU Staffing Partners May 1, 2023 at 8:12 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.

April 5th, 2023

Expect more ediscovery professionals to get involved with cybersecurity and data privacy projects in 2023 and beyond.

Top 3 takeaways from LegalWeek 2023:

  1. Everyone’s talking about AI and experimenting, but no one has codified how it will impact their business yet.
  2. Expect much more hiring, turnover, and competition in the end of Q2 and Q3 going into next year.

  3. Practice technology and litigation support leadership at law firms are looking for new ways to generate revenue leveraging ediscovery technology and staff.

April 12th, 2023 

People skills are THE superpower of privacy professionals. Catch the latest "Sustainable Compliance" privacy skills podcast here.

Top 3 tips for breaking into the privacy industry:

  1. Broader-based privacy compliance jobs pay more than regulatory compliance positions.

  2. Privacy is a fast-paced business. What employers are looking for changes often, so stay flexible and up-to-date.

  3. Be opened minded to contract jobs. 3 out of every 5 placements have been contract in Q1 of 2023.

April 19th, 2023

Speed of hire is slowing down due to recession concerns from both job seekers and employers, but the competition around active job seekers has remained the same.

Top 3 TRU Trends from Q1 2023:

  1. Less than 10% of job seekers who receive a job offer then receive a counteroffer.

  2. Three out of every five placements have been contract in Q1 of 2023.

  3. 100% of first round interviews were virtual in Q1 of 2023.

April 26th, 2023

Instead of referring to your book of business on an interview, reframe and discuss your "established network of relationships." As a hiring manager, rephrase the question to "tell me about your network of established relationships.

Top 3 mission-critical interview questions for sales reps:

  1. How many reps hit their first-year quota?

  2. What makes the people hitting quota in their first-year successful?

  3. What is the greatest differentiator for your business?