How to Bypass the Resume Black Hole in Your Search For A Marketing Job In DC

Navigating the Resume Black Hole | TorchLight Hire

Unlike in the past, when you’re applying for new marketing jobs in DC, many of today’s companies require candidates to submit resumes to an online applicant tracking system (ATS) or through an online job board—both of which can feel very similar to tossing your application into a ‘black hole’ since you usually don’t know what happens to it after it’s submitted or if it even parsed correctly into the database.

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Digital Marketing Contractors are in High Demand in DC. Are You Looking for More Freelance Work?

TorchLight, a marketing search and staffing firm based in Alexandria, is looking for direct hires and contract employees for our clients’ digital marketing positions

As businesses continue to focus on their online presence, we’re seeing companies in just about every industry here in the Nation’s Capital looking to employ the expertise of digital marketing professionals. Whether you’re searching for an associate, director or contractor position, TorchLight can connect you to businesses that are hiring.

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Posted in Candidates, Contract Consultants, Digital marketing, Hiring Managers, Marketing Communications Trends

How to Create Quality Video Content without a Budget

Creating Video Content | TorchLight Hire

Videos are great for engagement, particularly on social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter, or the quintessential video posting site, YouTube. Many people assume that, if you want to produce quality content, you need to spend a small fortune on equipment. However, that simply isn’t the case.

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The Guide to Creating a Series of Blog Posts

Creating a Blog Series | TorchLight

Content marketing is an incredibly popular way to connect with customers. According to one survey, nearly 86 percent of marketers use the approach, and 80 percent of all respondents stated that they could demonstrate, using metrics, that these activities have increased audience engagement.

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Do You Have a Way with Words? D.C. Companies are Now Hiring Web Content and Marketing Content Professionals

Top companies searching for talented marketing job seekers in Washington, D.C. rely on TorchLight for help with hiring

At TorchLight, our recruiters work with prominent companies in Washington, D.C., Maryland and Northern Virginia to fill their open marketing and creative job openings. Some of the most in-demand jobs are currently for web content and marketing content professionals. If you specialize in writing content, we want to know about you so we can connect you to companies looking for your skillset.

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Posted in Candidates, Considering a Job Change, Copywriting, Hiring Trends

Are You Highly Organized and Great at Managing Project Timelines? If So, Washington Companies Want to Know About You

Alexandria-based TorchLight, one of the area’s best marketing and communication search and staffing companies, has clients ready to hire project managers in D.C.

Strong project managers are ultra-organized and can juggle multiple projects at once. If this is where you shine, TorchLight has opportunities for you here in the Nation’s Capital.

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TorchLight matches marketing professionals with D.C.’s leading businesses seeking to hire top talent

Client companies rely on TorchLight recruiters to connect them to highly qualified marketing, communications and PR job seekers to fill important openings

Prominent companies throughout Washington, D.C., Maryland and Northern Virginia are looking for the area’s top marketing professionals—candidates that would be equipped to oversee their company’s marketing strategies and promote their programs. Is this your specialty? If so, TorchLight would like to know about you. If you have the skills and experience our clients are seeking, we’d love to introduce you to the hiring managers ready to employ highly skilled marketers for their current openings.

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Posted in Considering a Job Change, Flexible Workplace, Marketing Communications Trends

Is Your Job Description Attracting the Best Candidates? If Not, We’ll Show You How!

As of May 2018, the unemployment rate was a shockingly low 3.8 percent. Add to that the fact that there were approximately 6.7 million job openings on the last day of April, and it’s no wonder many companies are struggling to find the skilled professionals they need to fill vacant positions.

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The Benefits of a Remote Workforce

The Benefits of a Remote Workforce

Thanks to technology, the ability to perform remote work or telecommute has never been more accessible. However, many managers are reluctant to let their teams handle their tasks from anywhere outside of a traditional office, often fearing the lack of direct oversight.

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