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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 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

Gender equality in the workplace: Steps in the right direction

By Gabrielle Gramont

Women continue to fight for gender equality and strive for an even playing field in the workplace. Although there are still areas for improvement, recent statistics reflect notable progress in reducing gender inequality in both the professional and academic realms.

Posted in Hiring Trends, Workplace culture

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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Posted in Candidates, Companies, Contract Consultants, Hiring Managers, Hiring Trends

Four Signs You Should Hire Your Contractor Full Time

When companies like yours bring in contractors from recruiters and staffing firms in DC, they are usually focused on short-term needs. However, the nature of your operations and your relationship with the worker often shift over time, making it a

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8 Skills Every DC Marketer Must Have…How Do You Stack Up?

Hiring in Alexandria

Whether you’re looking for that next marketing job here in Washington or whether you’re happily employed but keeping your options open, it pays to stay on top of your skills to stand out from the competition. You likely know that

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Posted in Candidates, Considering a Job Change, Digital marketing, Hiring Trends, Professional Development, Tips for Job Seekers

3 Great (and Easy!) Ways to Enhance Your Marketing Skills

Staying on top of the marketing trends in DC’s competitive job market has never been easier! You’ve heard the expression: “You snooze, you lose.” Well, the same can be said for life in today’s fast-moving marketing world. The marketing pro

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4 In-Demand Marketing Jobs in the Washington, DC area

If you have these skills and experience, TorchLight marketing recruiters want to know about you! You never know when our clients are looking for someone just like you. Marketing is vital to any business for attracting customers, securing loyalty and

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