Women Business Owners Series: 
Drs. Kala and Maya Johnstone, Founders and Owners of FoodChasers’ Kitchen

As part of our Women Business Owners Series, we recently sat down with Kala and Maya Johnstone who founded Philadelphia-based FoodChasers’ Kitchen. Learn more about their unique founders’ story, how their Instagram followers’ have fueled their success and ways they are helping area schools and youth. TL:  What prompted you to start FoodChasers’ Kitchen after […]

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Counteroffer from your current employer? 3 things to consider before you accept

Have you ever received a counteroffer from a current employer? It’s hard to know what to do when your manager comes back with an attractive counteroffer after you give notice – and there are many factors to consider besides higher pay. Here are some important things to think about before accepting one: A counteroffer can […]

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Disability Inclusion and Accessibility: 
An Interview with Catarina Rivera

As part of Disability Employment Awareness Month, we spoke with Catarina Rivera, disability inclusion consultant, speaker and self-advocate. Check out her advice for disabled candidates and employees – and ways allies can help support disabled people in the workplace.

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LGBTQ+ inclusion in the workplace: Recommendations from utilities executive and transgender parent Mark Lowe

To close out Pride Month, we recently spoke with Mark Lowe, a tech and operations executive at Spire Energy. As the parent of a transgender son, Mark supports LGBTQIA individuals and causes in his personal and professional life.

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David Brown on LGBTQ+ DEI in the workplace

LGBTQ+ DEI in the workplace: Recommendations from DC-based marketing leader David Brown

As part of Pride Month, we recently spoke with David Brown, Director of Partner Marketing at ZeroFox, about his recommendations on effective ways organizations can truly embed DEI in their cultures, particularly as it relates to their LGBTQ+ employees.

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10 years of TorchLight: Interview with Dale Curtis, our first direct hire client

Read on to learn about TorchLight’s first client Dale Curtis of Dale Curtis Communications, LLC.

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Ask the Recruiter: Avoid these 2 resume mistakes

Our Sr. Director of Recruiting Ops and Engagement Heather Pederson answers your questions about the job application and interview process.

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Women Business Owners Series: Lilly Harris, President and Owner of Man-Machine Systems Assessment

Lilly Harris, CEO and Owner of Man-Machine Systems Assessment, discusses MSA’s history, its commitment to social responsibility, and her best business advice.

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How to prepare for a job reference call

Do you usually prepare for job reference calls? Here are tips for getting ready so that you truly help the person who asked for your reference.

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Employee Burnout: The Cost of the “Always On” Remote Workplace

Employee burnout is increasingly common given the demands of the remote workplace. What can hiring managers do to help?

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