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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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January’s Contractor of the month: Ashley Powdar

by Gaby Gramont

Congratulations to Ashley Powdar, our January Contractor of the Month! Learn more about Ashley (she designs textiles in her “spare time”!) and what she likes about working for TorchLight Hire. Where did you grow up and where did you go to college? What did you study?My family and I moved several times for my dad’s […]

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Wrapping up 2020–this year’s takeaways

by Gaby Gramont

2020 threw many challenges our way, from a global health crisis and racial reckoning to job uncertainty, a chaotic presidential election, and everything in between. As the year comes to a close the TorchLight team reflects on key takeaways of 2020, looking ahead to a year with new opportunities and blessings all around. To start […]

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2021 Marketing Trends: 5 areas of focus

by Gaby Gramont

By Sarah Wyland This unforgettable year has changed so many aspects of our lives—from education and social gatherings to our work environment, leisure and more. As a result, expectations are evolving, which requires organizations to consider new ways of marketing to and communicating with consumers. Whether you work for a B2B, B2C, non-profit or another […]

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Meet December’s Contractor of the Month: Michael Kreisbuch

by Gaby Gramont

Where did you grow up and where did you go to college? What did you study? I grew up in and around northern New Jersey, about 30 minutes from New York City. Throughout my years in school, I was fascinated by Eastern European history and aviation, so I deliberately searched for colleges with good programs in History and Russian Language. That landed […]

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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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