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How to Hire Remote Workers During COVID-19

Does making a remote hire seem impossible during this chaotic time? February 2020: The economy is chugging along, and hiring is going well. You are in the middle of several searches for full-time hires and are pleased with the candidate

Posted in Hiring Managers, Hiring Trends, In the News, Remote Work

Remote Team Setup: Advice from TorchLight’s Chief Culture Officer Julie Lowe

The work world (and the world in general) may change forever as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). In addition to travel and event bans, school closings and even the quarantine of entire countries, remote work has become a reality

Posted in Hiring Managers, In the News

2020 New Year’s Resolutions From the TorchLight Team

To celebrate the New Year, TorchLight team members offer their 2020 New Year’s resolutions for life and work. Happy New Year from all of us at TorchLight! Kathryn Bailey Recruiting Manager My 2020 advice to job seekers (& those who

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LGBTQ+ Diversity and Inclusion: Supporting your LGBTQ+ employees
By Patrick R. Nelson

According to a recent study by the U.S. Chamber Foundation, diversity in your work organization creates a more productive work environment, increases employee retention, and is good for your bottom line. In fact, companies with inclusive policies and diverse boards

Posted in Candidates, Hiring Managers, In the News, Tips for Job Seekers, Uncategorized, Workplace culture

How to Make the Most out of Reference Checks
By Julie Lowe

Reference checks can be challenging—TorchLight’s Chief Culture Officer Julie Lowe explains how to dig in and get the information you need. “Do reference checks really matter? I’ve never gotten a bad reference…” If potential candidates select their references wisely, they

Posted in Companies, Hiring Managers

Jobs of the week including PR Manager, Marketing Specialist and more

Seeking talented PR Manager, Marketing Specialist and other qualified marketing and communications pros Are you a top marketer or PR manager and looking for a great new opportunity? Read on for our latest job openings. PR Manager Location: Herndon, VA

Posted in Candidates, Hiring Managers, Marketing Communications Trends

Remote work – what it means to the TorchLight Team

To celebrate 2019 National Work From Home Week, TorchLight’s fully remote team shares what working from home means to us both personally and professionally. Read on to hear how remote work positively affects our families, work, health, and happiness! Kathryn

Posted in Candidates, Flexible Workplace, Hiring Managers, Hiring Trends

Could You Be Guilty of Unconscious Gender Bias? Here’s What to Do About It

by Shaara Roman, Founder & CEO, The Silverene Group

We like people who are like us – that’s a human truth. It’s natural to gravitate toward those who are similar in gender, schooling, religion, what have you. The crux lies how we approach people who are different from us.

Posted in Hiring Managers, Hiring Trends, Workplace culture

Diversity and Inclusion ARE the Future of Work
by Stephanie Ranno

In the space of one week, I flew to Seattle to attend the Autism at Work Summit at Microsoft, returned home to Baltimore to join leaders at AARP’s DC headquarters for a conference entitled The Future of Work for All

Posted in Candidates, Hiring Managers, Hiring Trends

What are the best marketing recruiting firms in DC?

Get hiring help from one of Washington’s top marketing recruiting firms TorchLight is one of the best marketing recruiting firms in DC and we specialize in hiring and placing highly skilled marketing, communications and PR professionals in the area’s leading

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