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10 must-reads of the week! Employee personality tests, confidence habits and more.

This week’s interesting articles range from how to use employee personality tests to fighting bias in the office and habits that will increase your work confidence. Do you know how to use employee personality tests or ways to increase work

Posted in Companies, Professional Development, Workplace culture

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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How to Create a Work Environment That Leads to Better Brainstorming and Creativity

Marketing, PR and other creative teams need creative work environments to be successful. Without new ideas, your company can’t compete. The good news? Improving workplace creativity doesn’t have to take a lot of time or even a lot of effort.

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Are you looking for a communications job in the D.C. metro area? The area’s leading businesses are searching for top talent

Hiring managers turn to TorchLight, one of the best marketing and communications search and staffing firms in Washington, D.C., to fill their open communications jobs Spring is known as the season of new beginnings—are you ready for a fresh start?

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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

How to Work with Gen Xers

Much has been written about the influx of Millennials into the workplace and how their attitudes, experiences and expectations are shaping the modern work world. But, before the Milliennials, there were Generation Xers. Today, the men and women of Generation

Posted in Hiring Trends, Professional Development, Uncategorized

8 Tips to Impress During an Online Interview

Technology is changing how hiring managers conduct interviews. Are you prepared? Sitting in the same room with a potential employer is no longer a required first step in the interview process. Increasingly, hiring managers are using technology, such as SKYPE

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I Know Enough to Be Dangerous, Part II

When your digital and mobile marketing skills need a boost, you don’t have to look too far to build them up In Part I of this series, we emphasized that even if you’re a social media whiz among your friends

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Do You Know Enough to be Dangerous?

Move over Facebook and Twitter. In today’s marketing and communications world, expertise involves command of tools like Marketo, Eloqua and Tableau You’re an avid Facebook user. You met your spouse online. Maybe you even helped your mother-in-law set up a

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