Back-to-School advice from the TorchLight team

by Gaby Gramont

The back-to-school season always brings big changes even under “normal” circumstances. Given this year’s uniquely challenging return to school, the TorchLight team offers our advice and ideas to help parents and caregivers make the transition more manageable. Read on for our thoughts and recommendations… Heather Pederson, Senior Director of Recruiting Operations & Engagement “It feels […]

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Posted in , Job Search Tips

TorchLight Weekly News Roundup: Top 5 must-read articles and posts for managers, employees and job seekers

by Gaby Gramont

Happy Friday and welcome back to TorchLight’s Weekly News Round-up! We keep you updated with the latest news and trends in hiring, human resources, the job market and other important topics that YOU want to hear about. This week we’ve focused on employee and candidate behavior. Enjoy! The Best Interview Question to Gauge Burnout Among […]

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Posted in , Hiring Managers

TorchLight Weekly News Roundup: Top 5 must-read articles and posts for managers, employees and job seekers

by Gaby Gramont

Welcome back to TorchLight’s Weekly News Round-up! We keep you updated with the latest news and trends in hiring, management, the job market and other important topics that YOU want to hear about. To make it easier for you to stay up-to-date, we’ve launched a new blog featuring our team’s top 5 list of must-read […]

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3 tips to help you find a mentor in the hybrid workplace

by Gaby Gramont

Kelly Jackson, a 27-year-old account director at Ogilvy in Chicago, credits her success with developing mentoring relationships throughout her career. Three years ago, when Jackson was a public relations manager at the Philadelphia-based marketing firm Allen & Gerritsen, she asked three top executives at the firm to be her mentors—to answer her questions, offer advice and help her navigate the workplace. Those relationships helped to advance her career. 

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Posted in , Candidates, Remote Work

Mentorship and promotion for remote workers: Tips for managers and employees

by Gaby Gramont

As organizations head back to the office, opportunities for mentorship and promotion of remote workers are in question. Does working from home equal less visibility and therefore fewer possibilities for growth and advancement than in-office employees? Can remote workers make the connections with senior staff and other mentors to help them ascend to higher-profile roles […]

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Posted in , Job Search Tips

Internal Communications and the Return to Work: 1 Do & 1 Don’t

by Gaby Gramont

Internal communications teams are leaning on their basics and shoring up their foundations as they plan now for the best way to support employees this fall. Coming off the height of the pandemic and the usual disconnect over summer, communicating well with employees is arguably more important now than ever, which is why many professionals are focusing on tried-and-true methods.

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Posted in , Hiring Managers, Workplace culture

July Contractor of the Month: Kelley Rosati

by Gaby Gramont

Congratulations to Kelley for her selection as TorchLight’s Contractor of the Month! Read on to learn more about Kelley – where she grew up, her advice to marketing professionals and what she likes most about the TorchLight team! Where did you grow up and where did you go to college? What did you study? I grew […]

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Core Web Vitals

by Gaby Gramont

Since its inception, Google has continually updated its algorithm to create the best user search experience. Right now, the latest algorithm update is rolling out gradually, known as “Core Web Vitals.” The update is focused on how individual site pages perform with a particular focus on mobile sites. Considering how significantly Google’s algorithm updates can […]

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Posted in , Content Marketing, Digital marketing

Hybrid, work from home or full-time in office?

by Gaby Gramont

han a year working from home instead of in an office. According to a new Harvard Business School Online survey of nearly 1,500 professionals, 61% of those surveyed are looking forward to going back to the office (i.e. two or three days a week); 18% say they want to return full time and 27% don’t want to return to the office at all. In another survey, 54% said they want to work remotely at least three days a week.

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Posted in , Remote Work

Contractor of the Month: Marie Huddle

by Gaby Gramont

Congratulations to Marie for her selection as TorchLight’s Contractor of the Month! Keep reading to learn more about Marie – where she grew up, her journey with computers and what she likes most about the TorchLight team! Where did you grow up and where did you go to college? What did you study?I grew up […]

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Posted in , Our Team