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TRU Tips | February 2024

TRU Staffing Partners March 1, 2024 at 7:00 AM
TRU Tips February 2024

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 7th, 2024

In 2022, 89% of jobs filled by TRU were remote or hybrid. But 69% of that 89% were fully remote. In 2023, 92% of jobs filled were remote or hybrid (a slight increase), but only 38% of that 92% were fully remote.

Top 5 Motivations for ESI Job Seekers from TRU's 2024 EDiscovery Jobs Report

  1. Remote/hybrid work
  2. $$$$$$
  3. Unemployed
  4. More challenge/opportunity
  5. Burnout

February 14th, 2024 

The top 5 motivations of ESI Sales job seekers include changes in comp plan, service delivery issues, selling something different, more territory, and moving into leadership. Watch the latest Eye on ESI here to learn more. 

Top 3 Trends from TRU's 2024 EDiscovery Jobs Report

  1. 25% average increase in base compensation required for a job seeker to leave a fully remote job

  2. 90 additional days needed to fill jobs with a 4-5 day in-office requirement

  3. 50% increase in available talent by shifting from 3 to 2 days required in-office per week

February 21st, 2024

Over 25% of TRU contractors who began assignments in 2023 were offered direct hire conversions within the year, with 95% accepting the offer. Register for Eye on Privacy to learn top privacy trends in 2023 and top predictions for 2024.

Top 3 Predictions for the 2024 Privacy Job Market:

  1. Three days or fewer in-office requirements is the new normal

  2. Contract and contract-to-hire staffing will eclipse direct/FTE hiring

  3. AI jobs will begin to codify between now and the end of the year

February 28th, 2024

The top motivator in 2022 and 2023 for job seekers was working remotely from home, and 92% of TRU offers accepted required only three or fewer in-office days per week. 

Top 3 Predictions for the 2024 Legal Technology Job Market:

  1. TRU predicts that privacy contract augmentation will surpass 50% of privacy job placements in Fortune 1000 and Am Law 200 for the first time in 2024
  2. A.I. job opportunities won't explode, but 2024 will mark the start of standardizing role definitions in the legal tech community regarding A.I.
  3. Salaries across all industries are likely to begin going back up as interest rates start to come down