TRU Tips

Clients offering well below-market offers due to the temporary COVID economic downturn risk attrition in 2021 when the job market rebounds.

TOP 3 ESI / Cybersecurity / Privacy Staffing Trends From May 2020
  • Contract augmentation is up 35% from January. TRU added more net new contractors in May than in Q1.
  • Vendors (not law firms or corporations) are cutting the most jobs and percentages of people’s salaries.
  • May marked what we believe to be the “bottom” of the FTE (full time employment) COVID job market collapse with the fewest FTE hires in one month since 2013. (The first week of June saw more FTE hiring than all of May combined.)
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TRU Tips

Studies show adults typically pay attention to one task for about eight seconds.

TOP 3 Reasons Our Attention Spans Are Shorter
  • Businesspeople send and receive an average of 121 emails per day.
  • The average adult is exposed to an average of 247 marketing messages per day.
  • Twenty-eight percent of the average adult’s time a day is spent on social media, where marketing messages are abundant.

Tip and TOP 3 courtesy of campaignmonitor.com

Thursday, 09 July 2020, 12:09
TRU Tips

About 50% of roles filled by TRU in June 2020 were jobs that had been active prior to COVID.

TOP 3 Job Market Takeaways From Q2 2020
  • For most alternative legal service providers, the bottom was felt in April and May with all-time lows in net new hires.
  • The privacy job market is coming back strong, but corporations are rethinking and retooling their leadership roles/responsibilities rather than hiring/scaling their middle management staff.
  • ESI companies and law firms are running lean on talent despite rising billables. ESI mid-market staffing remains flat (on hold mostly) for project managers and analysts.
Wednesday, 01 July 2020, 09:43
Publications
COVID with Privacy Pros: Biogen's Susan Wise

As part of TRU's continued commitment to representing privacy professionals (and helping people become privacy professionals), CEO Jared Coseglia will be interviewing Chief Privacy Officers, legal counsel, and partners in privacy practice groups as part of an ongoing series, Coffee with Privacy Leaders, published by CPO Magazine. The series is temporarily being rebranded "COVID with Privacy Pros" as the privacy industry adapts to the pandemic. Read the ninth of several interviews, "Biogen's CPO, Susan Wise,” HERE!

Tuesday, 30 June 2020, 16:44