Leading employers across the country are handing over parts of their business to contractors. Could your D.C. business benefit from hiring talented, temporary marketing pros?

We’re one of the best search and staffing firms in Washington, D.C. and our experienced recruiters have connections to highly-qualified candidates looking for short-term, contract marketing, communications and PR jobs.

According to a recent article published by The Wall Street Journal, the number of major employers bringing in contractors to get the job done is on the rise. Companies, including Amazon, Google, Pfizer Inc., Procter & Gamble Co. and FedEx Corp., are hiring contractors instead of permanent employees to cut costs and to be more flexible with changes in demand.

It is estimated large firms outsource 20% to 50% of the total workforce—these industry leaders are bringing in thousands of contractors to perform tasks once done by full-time employees.

>>Read the full article here: “The End of Employees”

At TorchLight, we work with our clients to understand their hiring needs. Companies throughout the D.C. metro area rely on TorchLight to find top candidates to fill their marketing and communications job openings—we’re also seeing a growing interest in hiring contractors.

Your company can benefit from marketing contractors if you:

  • Require extra hands on deck to help move an important project or initiative forward.
  • Need specialized skills or experience, such as someone with a digital marketing or new media background.
  • Must find help to cover for an employee’s short-term vacation or personal/medical leave.

>> Read more about the advantages of hiring short-term marketing contractors

Hiring managers: Discover how a marketing or communications contractor could be a valuable addition to your team. Contact us today to learn more.

Candidates: Are you interested in contract work? Upload your resume to our database to be considered for a future contract role at one of D.C.’s leading businesses.


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