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TorchLight, Washington D.C.’s No. 1 Marketing Communications Recruiter, is 5 Years Old

For 5 years now, we’ve helped Washington companies find the best marketing and communications professionals for full-time and contract jobs in D.C.

We’re in the “kindergarten year” of our business: learning, growing and so thankful for friends like you.

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Alexandria-Based TorchLight Hire Named to Inc. 5000 List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies of 2016

Leading D.C. area marketing and communications search and staffing firm continues growth trajectory

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (August 17, 2016)—Marketing and communications search and staffing firm TorchLight Hire, LLC, ranked No. 621 of the 5,000 fastest-growing private companies in America, according to Inc. Magazine’s 2016 rankings, released today.

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Posted in Companies, In the News, News

Go to the Head of the Class

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With the rising cost of higher education, and a rapidly changing marketing industry, are college degrees still worth it?

You need not look too far in the news headlines lately to see impassioned discussions—and more than a little angst—about the rising costs of higher education. As a result, many are asking whether a four-year college degree is even still worth it.

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Posted in Candidates, Hiring Trends, In the News, Job Search Tips, Marketing Communications Trends, News, Tips for Job Seekers

Job Openings in DC and Nationwide Hit 14-Year High

With more job openings, Washington DC marketing and communications job seekers find more professional opportunities

The numbers from the Department of Labor’s Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey are in and it turns out that what to many felt like the weakest job market in a generation WAS, in fact, 14 years long. The good news for DC marketing and communications job seekers is that with openings at a 14-year high, there has never been a better time to start thinking about new career opportunities and goals.

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Posted in Candidates, Considering a Job Change, Hiring Managers, Hiring Trends, In the News, Tips for Job Seekers, Uncategorized

Goodbye, 9 to 5

Flexibility is key for DC companies hiring marketing and communications professionals

As one of the Washington region’s leading recruiting firms, every day we are helping companies find, recruit and hire professionals for a variety of marketing and communications jobs in DC. Increasingly, job candidates are seeking flexibility in their work lives more than any other variable. In fact, flexibility is no longer just a “perk” — It’s an expectation.

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Posted in Companies, Hiring Managers, Hiring Trends, In the News

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