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Meet TorchLight’s Contractor of the Month Scott Clayton

We’d like to congratulate Scott Clayton for his selection as our February TorchLight Contractor of the Month! TorchLight Contractor of the Month recognizes top-notch efforts by our contractors, like Scott. His dedication to his clients and great marketing work made

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Meet TorchLight’s Contractor of the Month Jennifer Coggins

We’d like to congratulate Jennifer Coggins for her selection as the first TorchLight Contractor of the Month! TorchLight Contractor of the Month is a new program that recognizes top-notch efforts by our contractors. Jennifer was an obvious choice—she consistently delivers

Posted in Candidates, Contract Consultants, Interviews

Why You Might Be More Qualified for That Job Than You Think

Most recruiters will tell you that you shouldn’t apply for advertising jobs in Washington, DC for which you are not qualified. This is generally true. It makes little sense, for example, to apply for a job as a CMO when

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DC Marketing Job Seekers, How Do You Deal with Disappointment?

Whether you’re an experienced marketing director who has worked in Washington DC for many years, or whether you are new to the Nation’s Capital area and are looking to find a communications job opening, you have no doubt experienced disappointment

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Posted in Candidates, Considering a Job Change, Interviews, Job Search Tips

Ready for a New Marketing Communications Job? You’ve Prepared—Now Master the Interview

You’re well under way in your search to find a new marketing and communications career for one of Washington, D.C.’s leading companies. You’re done your research. You’ve prepped in advance. Now it’s time to master the interview. A lot of

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What Surprises Top D.C. Hiring Managers’ New Year’s Resolution Lists? Political Neutrality.

TorchLight, one of the Washington, D.C. region’s No. 1 marketing recruiters, shares how to do it right. Washington is a place of its own, home to thousands of political marketers and communicators who regularly go into battle over legislation, issues and

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Posted in Candidates, Companies, Hiring Trends, Interviews, Workplace culture

Looking for a New Marketing Job in DC? First, Master the Art of Networking

Looking for communications job in DC

The importance of networking when looking for your next role cannot be understated, whether you’re actively seeking a mid-to senior-level marketing or communications job in Washington, D.C. or just considering a new professional opportunity. As many job seekers will find,

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Posted in Candidates, Considering a Job Change, Interviews, Job Search Tips, Returning to the Workforce, Tips for Job Seekers

Hoping to Land That New D.C. Marketing Communications Position? Prepare for Your Interview with These Important Tips

You’ve been actively seeking a challenging new role, your hard work has paid off, and you’ve landed an interview for a new marketing position within one of the Washington DC area’s leading companies. Great work! Now it’s time to get

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Looking for a D.C. Marketing Job? First, You Need to Nail the Phone Interview

TorchLight’s experienced marketing and communications recruiters share their best tips for a successful first interview You’re an experienced marketing and communications professional looking for a new job opportunity in the Washington region. You have agonized over every word on your

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Top Questions Every Candidate Should Ask in an Interview

How a little extra preparation will help you land your next DC marketing and communications job opportunity You heard about an exciting marketing or communications role with a great Washington, DC-area company,  you’ve submitted your resume and likely gone through

Posted in Considering a Job Change, Interviews, Job Search Tips, Professional Development, Tips for Job Seekers, Uncategorized

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