TorchLight Poll: Manager flexibility during the pandemic

by Gaby Gramont

Remote work during the pandemic has blurred the boundaries between our professional and personal lives, making it harder than ever to maintain a good work-life balance. Family obligations, health issues, online schooling and a host of other issues present challenges to employees which often necessitate more flexibility than usual from managers. We’re interested in learning […]

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Meet TorchLight’s Contractor of the Month Stacy Yu

by Gaby Gramont

We’d like to congratulate Stacy Yu for her selection as our November TorchLight Contractor of the Month! TorchLight Contractor of the Month recognizes the high-quality work and contributions of contractors like Stacy. Stacy was selected because of her significant marketing expertise and impact on results. We recently sat down with her to learn more about […]

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How long do you expect to work from home?

by Gaby Gramont

Due the pandemic, a large percentage of the workforce is now fully remote. Depending on health and safety guidelines, many organizations will eventually ask their remote workers to return to the office. Company timelines for going back to the office vary–and are constantly shifting. Several months ago, many employees expected to go back to the […]

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Virtual networking during the pandemic

by Gaby Gramont

Because of COVID-19, large social gatherings are currently not an option which makes traditional networking a challenge. Networking opportunities like conferences, local industry events, and happy hours are now replaced by video calls from our living rooms. Given the situation, how do you leverage the tools available to keep on top of your networking game? […]

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Navigating virtual Back-to-school: Advice from the TorchLight team

by Gaby Gramont

Like many of you, the TorchLight team is navigating virtual Back-to-School with its many challenges and “opportunities.” To support parents and caregivers in the same boat here are our tips, advice, and a little humor regarding the current remote schooling situation. Amy TsuchitaniAccount Director I’ve taken to scheduling in breaks on my calendar that coincide […]

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Interview questions to ask when hiring new talent

by Gaby Gramont

A bad hire can cost you thousands of dollars on training, salaries, and more. The hiring process can be quite stressful as you narrow down several candidates to just a handful who can fit into your company. A mix of intuition, knowledge, and evaluation is needed to figure out which candidate meets your needs. Therefore, […]

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