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TRU Tips | October 2021

TRU Staffing Partners October 31, 2021 at 9:10 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 over 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.


October 7th, 2021

Reveal has extended their free training for all portfolio applications until October 15.

TOP 3 Predictions for Q4’s Job Market

  • In-office roles will take five to ten times longer to fill than fully remote roles.
  • Employers and employees will both begin to make compromises on compensation, remote work requirements, and return-to-office policies to meet each other in the middle and fill roles.
  • The average middle market job seeker (ESI Project Manager or Privacy Program Manager, for example) will continue to have multiple offers when going to market.

October 13th, 2021

Do not send your resume in a .zip file.

TOP 3 Most Common Mistakes Candidates Make When Submitting Resumes

  • Submitting in formats other than Word or pdf (no .zip or other compressed files or formats)
  • Applying for any and all jobs at the company at the same time (instead of the appropriate jobs)
  • Spelling errors (most of which occur on the first page)

October 20th, 2021 

Q4 2021 is where employees and job seekers will begin to compromise to fill open headcount.

TOP 3 Ways Employers and Job Seekers Must Compromise to Fill Open Headcount

  • In-office mandates vs. work-from-home desires; compromise with hybrid solutions
  • Limited headcount budget vs. high demand/low supply skill sets; compromise with quality of life upgrades for candidates
  • Specific geographical needs vs. limited local talent supply; compromise with contract staffing solutions

October 27th, 2021

If you have an emergency that requires you to miss work, unless you are unconscious, a quick email to your employer letting them know you won’t be responsive is the general employer expectation.

TOP 3 Quotes from "The Pandemic Job Market: From Drought to Pandemonium, Part One"

  • Before the pandemic, interviewing was about polish. Now, interviewing is about authenticity.
  • In January of 2021, TRU Staffing Partners unveiled a bold prophecy: "Speed Wins War for Talent." No prediction has been more accurate than this.
  • Over the next six months, service providers, law firms, and corporations that were not a 100% remote workforce before the pandemic could experience a 33% or higher attrition of talent.