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TRU Tips | February 2023

TRU Staffing Partners February 28, 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.

February 1st, 2023

Privacy contract or contract-to-hire opportunities reached an all time high in January of 2023, compared to all previous 24 months.

Top 3 reasons the privacy job market is shifting aggressively to contract resource augmentation:

  1. More workers are choosing to pursue contract work, and the greater control & flexibility it offers.
  2. C-Suite leaders are committed to an agile workforce in a down economy - and beyond.

  3. Privacy programs often have budget, but no permanent headcount allocations — and contractors are the way to get it done.

February 8th, 2023 

The labor market shattered expectations in January, as the economy added 517,000 jobs and the unemployment rate dropped to 3.4 percent, a low not seen since May 1969, according to data released Friday from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Top 3 reasons these numbers may be revised:

  1. ADP data.

  2. Seasonal considerations.

  3. Pushed start dates from December. 

February 15th, 2023

Always send a thoughtful, typo-free thank-you note within 24 hours of a job interview.

Top 3 things to include in a thank-you note:

  1. A summary of your conversation re-articulating salient points of the interview.

  2. Why you want to work for the person or organization.

  3. What makes you different and special for the role or company.

February 22nd, 2022

As consumers demand more data privacy, corporations need to add data privacy talent as fast as possible to meet that requirement.

Top 3 reasons privacy companies engage TRU contractors:

  1. Budget, but no headcount.

  2. Tackling a large or complex time-pegged privacy project.

  3. Rapidly shifting regulatory landscape.