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The number of U.S. adults reporting to be happy in their jobs is just 68%, down from 84% only a year ago.

TOP 3 Most Requested Roles in October 2021
  • Litigation Support/ESI Technical Analyst
  • Data Privacy, Program Manager
  • ESI Project Managers

Tip of the Week courtesy of Ellevest

Wednesday, 17 November, 2021
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Before the pandemic, office culture was defined by the physically occupied space. After the pandemic, office culture will be defined by policy and individual leaders.

TOP 3 Key Findings from the IAPP/EY Annual Privacy Report
  • Privacy budgets have increased significantly since last year, with the average privacy spend being $873,000 (median - $350,000).
  • 45% of organizations are planning to hire more new privacy pros over the next six months.
  • 60% of organizations have a dedicated team to handle DSARs.
Wednesday, 10 November, 2021
TRU Tips

"Hybrid expectation" and "hybrid opportunity" are two very different things.

TOP 3 Reasons Microsoft Desktop Sales in Q3 Directly Connect to Job Market Shifts
  • People are working from home more.
  • Businesses are investing in technology at higher levels than ever before.
  • Business travel is down and laptops are being replaced by desktops for more speed and power.
Tuesday, 02 November, 2021
TRU Tips

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.

Watch for Part Two of "The Pandemic Job Market: From Drought to Pandemonium" in the November issue of Law Journal Newsletters

Wednesday, 27 October, 2021
TRU Tips

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
Wednesday, 20 October, 2021
TRU Tips

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)
Wednesday, 13 October, 2021
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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.
Thursday, 07 October, 2021
TRU Tips

The appropriate length of a cover letter to a recruiter is about a 200-character limit. If the resume does not speak for itself, try reworking the resume.

TOP 3 Purposes of a Cover Letter in 2021
  • Demonstrate brief but thoughtful interest in the role and the company
  • Demonstrate ability to be available, approachable, and able to communicate without spelling and/or grammatical errors
  • Volunteer your vaccine status and willingness to go (or not go) into an office
Wednesday, 29 September, 2021
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There are only two weeks left to earn many Reveal certifications with their free training giveaway through September.

TOP 3 Free Certification Options Available from Reveal This Month
  • Reveal AI Certification
  • Reveal Review Certification
  • Brainspace (Analyst, Specialist, Administrator, or Sales)
Wednesday, 22 September, 2021