TorchLight Hire Ranked in Inc. 5000 List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies for Fifth Year

by Julie Rutherford

Inc. magazine announced today that TorchLight Hire, a leading marketing and communications search and staffing firm serving the greater Washington, D.C. area, ranked No. 4,521 of the nation’s 5,000 fastest-growing private companies of 2021. This marks the fifth year TorchLight has been ranked on this distinguished list, something very few Inc. 5000 companies have achieved.

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TorchLight Weekly News Roundup: Top 10 must-read articles and posts for managers, employees and job seekers

by Julie Rutherford

We know it can be challenging to keep up on all the latest news and trends in hiring, management, the job market and other important topics. To make it easier for you to stay up-to-date, we’ve launched a new blog featuring our team’s top 10 list of must-read articles and posts from this past week. […]

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Posted in , Candidates, Hiring Managers, Professional Development

Content Marketing in the COVID Era: 3 Crucial Strategies

by Julie Rutherford

Successful Content Marketing Takes Adopting a Daily Communications-focused Approach COVID-19 turned the  world upside down a year ago,  impacting businesses and individuals in profound ways. With work from home still in place, content is the medium to stay connected with current and potential clients, site visitors or your social followers. So how does this affect […]

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Meet the TorchLight Team: Gaby Gramont

by Julie Rutherford

We want to introduce our newest team member–Marketing Specialist Gabrielle (Gaby) Gramont. Gaby started with TorchLight back in 2019 as our very first marketing intern. From there, she joined the team full-time after her graduation in 2020. Read on to learn more about Gaby!

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Women Business Owners Series: Karen Blackwell, CEO and Founder of Kanda Chocolates

by Julie Rutherford

TorchLight is launching a new series that shines a spotlight on women business owners who are making an impact in a wide range of industries and sectors. For our inaugural post, we recently sat down with Karen Blackwell, CEO and Founder of Kanda Chocolates to learn more about why she started her business, its commitment to social justice and her advice to other women thinking about launching their own enterprises.

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Posted in , Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Women Business Owners

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Series: Obstacles in the hiring system for jobseekers—and how they can overcome them

by Julie Rutherford

Part 3 of our interview with Jennifer Tardy, Career Success Coach and Certified Diversity Executive and Practitioner TorchLight’s Stephanie Ranno recently sat down with Jennifer Tardy, Career Coach and Certified Diversity Executive and Practitioner, to discuss obstacles in the hiring system that impact job seekers—and how they can identify and overcome them. Stephanie:  In our […]

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7 tips to help you write effective Digital Marketing Manager job descriptions

by Julie Rutherford

So you finally got approval for your new digital marketing manager position and are ready to start recruiting. Not so fast. In an effort to speed up the recruiting process, many hiring managers fall into the trap of using fairly generic digital marketing manager job descriptions–which often results in wasting time you don’t have screening unqualified candidates.

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Posted in , Hiring Managers