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How to Make the Most out of Reference Checks
By Julie Lowe

Reference checks can be challenging—TorchLight’s Chief Culture Officer Julie Lowe explains how to dig in and get the information you need.

“Do reference checks really matter? I’ve never gotten a bad reference…”

Posted in Companies, Hiring Managers

Jobs of the week including PR Manager, Marketing Specialist and more

Seeking talented PR Manager, Marketing Specialist and other qualified marketing and communications pros

Are you a top marketer or PR manager and looking for a great new opportunity? Read on for our latest job openings.

Seeking talented PR Manager, Marketing Specialist and All-around Marketing Pros

PR Manager

Location: Herndon, VA

Posted in Candidates, Hiring Managers, Marketing Communications Trends

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 confidence? Read on to learn

Posted in Companies, Professional Development, Workplace culture

Communications Recruitment Companies – TorchLight is your top choice!

There are a sea of communications recruitment companies in DC – how do you choose the right one?

TorchLight Hire is a staffing and search firm specialized in communications, marketing, digital, and creative positions and we are one of the best communications recruitment companies in the entire DC area.

Posted in Uncategorized

New marketing jobs that you don’t want to miss out on!

This Week’s New Marketing Jobs – October 14, 2019

If you’re looking for a new, exciting marketing, communications, creative or digital job in the (DC/Virginia/Maryland) area then look no further! The following is a compilation of the newest marketing jobs we have, all affiliated with vibrant organizations and dynamic projects.

Posted in Uncategorized

TorchLight Referral Program—Refer your friends and colleagues and you could earn $500!

At TorchLight, we LOVE to reward people for good work! That’s why we want to tell you about the TorchLight Referral Program.
Did you know that if you refer a friend or colleague who specializes in marketing, communications, digital, or creative, and he or she is hired, you could receive $500?
Referring someone is easy—simply email with the following information about your referral:
1) Full name
2) Email and phone number
3) Resume in Word format
Afterwards, if the person you refer is hired, isn’t already in our candidate database, and completes the required length of service in their new role—500 hours for permanent and contract positions—you will receive your $500 bonus.
Thanks in advance for sending your talented contacts our way!
The TorchLight Team
Posted in Candidates

Remote work – what it means to the TorchLight Team

To celebrate 2019 National Work From Home Week, TorchLight’s fully remote team shares what working from home means to us both personally and professionally. Read on to hear how remote work positively affects our families, work, health, and happiness!

Posted in Candidates, Flexible Workplace, Hiring Managers, Hiring Trends

Get that entry-level job and thrive in your last year of college!

By Gabrielle Gramont

Young Female Student Celebrating Graduation Senior Year to get an entry level job

Your final year of college is finally here. Where did the time go? Everyone keeps mentioning the dreaded “J” word (job search!), and you feel like dropping out of school is becoming a more appealing option with every passing day.  Are you trying for an entry-level job in DC? Law school in LA? A Gap Year abroad? No idea?

Posted in Candidates

This week’s Hot Jobs from the D.C. area’s top marketing recruiters

At TorchLight, the D.C. area’s top marketing recruiters, we have a variety of exciting roles at top companies right now. Whether you are interested in marketing, communications, digital, or creative roles, we have a position for you. Here are this week’s Hot Jobs:

Posted in Candidates

Looking for a top communications manager job? Test your PR/communications know-how with our quiz!

By Samantha Nguyen

take the communications manager quiz


To get a top communications manager job, you need deep knowledge of PR, media relations, writing, measurement and other areas of communications. Take our quiz and see how you stack up!


Congratulations — looks like you have your communications knowledge down! You are definitely top-notch communications manager material. Keep up the good work.

Posted in Candidates, Tips for Job Seekers

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