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TRU Tips | January 2023

TRU Staffing Partners February 1, 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.

January 4th, 2023

In 2023, full-time hiring may be slower in the first quarter, but the workloads are not going to be smaller, so expect a rapid rebound. Read more about TRU's Founder and CEO's Top 10 Predictions for the 2023 LegalTech Job Market here.

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.

January 11th, 2023 

It is bad form to cancel a Zoom call five minutes or fewer before the appointment.

Top 3 reasons why last minute Zoom cancellations are worse than canceled calls:

  1. People prepare for Zooms and often try to look their best — taking time, effort, and energy.

  2. People often clear their homes from children, dogs, and other distractions to accommodate a successful Zoom.

  3. People reserve office space who are not at home to accommodate Zooms — meaning others can't use the room/tech at that time.. 

January 18th, 2023

In Q4 of 2022, things slowed a bit as recession threats loomed, but the overall job market shows continued promise. Read more about TRU's Founder and CEO's Top 10 Predictions for the 2023 LegalTech Job Market here.

Top 3 predictions for the 2023 LegalTech Job Market:

  1. Ediscovery project managers’ primary motivator for moving jobs will be the pursuit of leadership.

  2. Chief Privacy Officer jobs will be scarcer in 2023, unless privately backed.

  3. The absence of LegalWeek in late January will disrupt sales cycles for legal business, especially ediscovery.

January 25th, 2022

The speed of hire is the most dynamic variable that's changed in the job market since the COVID-19 pandemic.

Top 3 hiring timelines for 2023 Q1:

  1. Mid-market, non-contract (vendor): 25-35 days; Mid-market, non-contract (law firm): 90-120 days.

  2. Contract: 1-2 weeks.

  3. Executive: 6-10 weeks.