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TRU Tips | May 2022

TRU Staffing Partners June 1, 2022 at 7:00 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 niche industries, our TRU Tips are relevant and crucial for anyone hiring or job hunting in our communities.


May 4th, 2022

Almost 60% of professionals started a new job within the last 24 months. Many started more than just jobs — 20% of workers changed careers entirely in the last year.

Top three reasons job hoppers will continue to hop:

  1. Pay: 58% of pandemic career shifts involved a pay cut; those candidates are now looking for better paying jobs.
  2. Lifestyle: Employers are offering more flexible options, including remote & hybrid, motivating job-seekers.
  3. Fulfillment: Some of those who didn't want to give up secure employment during the pandemic have now realized they aren't fulfilled and are looking to make a change. .

May 11th, 2022 

In 2021, the average increase in ESI base salaries at the point of hire for these mid-market professionals was 22%. In Q1 2022, that has grown to almost 30%.

Top 3 reasons ESI professionals should consider making a move (and soon):

  1. Increasing salaries are sure to level out soon 
  2. The market is rife with flexible hybrid or WFH positions 
  3. Hiring managers will soon turn to hiring entry level talent instead of pricey, seasoned professionals

May 18th, 2022

81% of American adults say that the potential risks they face because of data collection by companies outweigh the benefits, according to a study by Pew Research Center.

Top 3 things that can happen to your data after you provide it:

  1. It is used by the collecting organization to target ads, send you communications, and do research
  2. It can be sold to a third party with an interest in your spending habits 
  3. It can be sold to a data broker who de-anonymizes it and sells it over & over again with large amounts of other users' data 

May 25th, 2022

The National Business Employment Weekly says an estimated 89% of employees who accept a counter offer end up leaving their employer within six months.

Top 3 things that happen when you accept a counteroffer:

  1. Trust between you and your current employer is diminished 
  2. Statistics show you'll be looking for a job again within 60 days
  3. The issues you had in or with your role do not change