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Growth and advancement are often about who you work for, not where you work.

TOP 3 Ways Candidates Can Expedite TRU's Ability to Service Their Careers
Wednesday, 15 September, 2021
TRU Tips

If your child photo bombs your Zoom interview, be kind. No one likes mean parents.

TOP 3 Reasons There Are More Open Jobs Than Active Job Seekers
  • Concerns about the rise of the Delta variant of COVID
  • Childcare challenges
  • Desire for enhanced benefits

TOP 3 Courtesy of “There are about 1 million more job openings than people looking for work” from CNBC

Thursday, 09 September, 2021
TRU Tips

To complicate already complicated staffing challenges, many law firms are developing disparate and inconsistent return-to-office and work-from-home policies and permission for new and existing hires from office to office.

TOP 3 Takeaways About China’s New Personal Information Protection Law (PIPL)
  • The CAC (Cyberspace Administration of China) will be primarily responsible for the enforcement of PIPL along with relevant ministries and departments of the state council and local governments at the county level.
  • Companies must obtain informed and separate consents from their data subjects for collection, processing, and cross-border transfers of their data with limited exceptions.
  • The law grants statutory rights to data subjects, such as the right to withdraw and modify consents, the right of data portability, and the right to refuse automated decision-making.
Wednesday, 01 September, 2021
TRU Tips

ESI companies and law firms lifting their salary band for Senior Project Managers to $135K-145K are beating out the competition.

TOP 3 Questions to Ask Your Staff About In-Office Versus Remote Work
  • What did you long for when we couldn’t physically meet?
  • What did you not miss and are ready to discard?
  • What type of work (if any) needs to be done in person?

TOP 3 courtesy of "How Should We Meet? And Who Decides?" by Priya Parker, published in The New York Times

Wednesday, 25 August, 2021
TRU Tips

Just because it is a candidate’s job market does not mean every candidate should expect a large increase in base compensation when moving jobs.

TOP 3 Reasons to Take a New Job Now Other than More Money
  • Culture, which includes an understanding and flexibility around WFH as COVID again complicates everyone returning to office
  • Training and education, which includes going to work for people who will mentor you and increase your overall skill set and value over time
  • “Leveling up” and leaving behind tasks and responsibilities that prohibit you from moving up the food chain in your industry
Wednesday, 18 August, 2021
TRU Tips

If you are the only person on a Zoom call not showing your camera, it may be difficult to get a word in.

TOP 3 Timelines for Hire in August
  • CPO: three to six weeks
  • ESI Project Manager: four to seven business days
  • Contract Privacy Attorney: 48 hours
Wednesday, 11 August, 2021
TRU Tips

Depending on the security skill you specialize in, expect five-year projected growth up to 165% and a significant potential annual salary bump, on average between $5,000 and $15,000, depending on the discipline.

TOP 3 Fastest Growing Security Skills (and 5-Year Projected Salary Growth)
  • Application Development (164%)
  • Cloud Security (115%)
  • Risk Management (60%)

Tip and TOP 3 courtesy of PCMag article "What Will Be the Highest-Paying IT Career 5 Years From Now?"

Thursday, 05 August, 2021
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COVID-19’s effects on the job market are causing an erosion in regional salary disparity as pricing of talent is more and more based on skill, expertise, and competition rather than cost of living.

TOP 3 Reasons Candidates Will No Longer Take a Pay Cut
  • For working remotely
  • For being located in a lower cost-of-living geography
  • For being promised a higher quality-of-life
Wednesday, 28 July, 2021
TRU Tips

As of now, no employer has asked for or required vaccine status prior to extending offers to new hires through TRU.

TOP 3 Questions Employers Should Be Thinking About Regarding Remote Work Policies This Fall
  • How will remote work policies change if COVID spikes continue but serious illness among vaccinated people remains very low?
  • How will remote work policies change if serious illness among vaccinated people rises significantly?
  • How will remote work policies change if a large cohort of vaccinated employees expresses discomfort working in the office with unvaccinated employees?
Wednesday, 21 July, 2021