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TRU Tips | October 2023

TRU Staffing Partners October 31, 2023 at 7:00 AM
TRU Tips October 2023

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.

October 4th, 2023

July, August, and September saw more hiring than Q1 & Q2 combined with the average job seeker considering multiple external offers at point of hire (yet again).

Top 3 TRU Trends from the State of the Privacy Job Market Q3 2023:

  1. A 4-5 day in-office requirement extends searches by 60-90 days for mid-market professionals.
  2. Working remotely/hybrid is the still the top motivation of job seekers in 2023.
  3. July & August are typically the slowest months for hiring in privacy YoY, but were the most voluminous in 2023.

October 11th, 2023 

Nearly half (42%) of companies that mandated office returns witnessed a higher level of employee attrition than anticipated, and almost a third (29%) of those enforcing office returns are struggling with recruitment, according to a recent Unispace report.

Top 3 motivations for job seekers 2023:

  1. Working remotely/hybrid.

  2. More challenge/opportunity.

  3. Cash compensation. 

October 18th, 2023

During September, mid-week law firm occupancy peaked at 72.9%, while Mondays and Fridays averaged 57% and 42.1% occupancy, respectively.

Top 3 trends from October Eye on ESI:

  1. July, August, and September saw more hiring than Q1 & Q2 combined.

  2. The average point-of-hire salary for an ediscovery PM dropped to $135K over the last 60 days.

  3. 27% of TRU contractors have been asked and accepted conversion to FTE in the last 120 days. 

October 25th, 2023

Advance your career, increase your earning potential, and elevate your leadership profile with an International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) credential. If you really want to stand out in the privacy industry, an IAPP credential can get you there. Learn more about breaking into the privacy industry here.

Top 3 Tips for Entry-Level, Aspiring Privacy Professionals:

  1. Invest in yourself first if you expect others to invest in you.
  2. What you know is just as important as who you know.
  3. Agencies may not get you your first job, but they will be essential for helping you get your second, third, or fourth growth position.