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TRU Tips | December 2022

TRU Staffing Partners January 2, 2023 at 7:00 AM
TRU Staffing Partners Tips

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.

December 7th, 2022

The IAPP just released their 2023 biennial salary survey, and TRU is the proud first time sponsor of this effort.

Top 3 takeaways from IAPP's 2021 Biennial Salary Survey:

  1. The average salary among privacy professionals has increased by more than $6,000 since 2019.
  2. US salaries are highest at the largest firms and in large urban areas.

  3. Privacy salaries are highest in the software and technology industries, and lowest in education and government.

December 14th, 2022 

Just because someone is out of work suddenly, does not mean they will compromise their salary or in-office expectations for full-time employment, according to a recent article in Legaltech News.

Top 3 reasons why hiring managers should consider hiring contractors instead of FTE only: 

  1. Some employers may have a hard time competing with big tech salary levels.

  2. Job seekers still feel it is a candidate's market, and many can afford to hold out for the perfect opportunity.

  3. Hiring managers can use the "date before you marry" strategy.

December 21st, 2022

Contract work is on the rise in the U.S., a sign employers are seeking greater flexibility amid economic uncertainty.

Top 3 statistics on contract versus full time job openings on LinkedIn:

  1. The proportion of paid positions for contract work on LinkedIn grew 26% from the first half of the year.

  2. Postings for contract work jumped 36% from May to November.

  3. Permanent positions rose just 2%, and full time increased only 6%.

December 28th, 2022

The legal technology job market soared to extremes from January into the summer of 2022, but as recession fears swelled in early Q4, the year ends with trends shifting dramatically. Read more in Legaltech News' newest article by TRU's Founder and CEO, Jared Coseglia here.

Top 3 events that impacted the legal technology job market in 2022:

  1. Demand for ediscovery project managers hit a record high.

  2. The “Great Resignation” officially ended in September of 2022.

  3. The speed of hire will never be the same (it’s faster now!).