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How to Deal With an Unstructured Boss

No one likes an unstructured boss – lack of clarity and guidance can make it very difficult to do a job properly. Here’s how to deal with it

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Meet the Team: Julie Lowe

Meet TorchLight’s Chief Culture Officer Julie Lowe! Get to know more about Julie – where she grew up, her dream of revisiting Italy and why she loves working with the TorchLight team. Where are you from?  I’m originally from Torrance, California.  I lived there until my early 30s then my husband’s job pulled me away […]

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Our 2023 New Year’s Resolutions

What are you looking forward to in the New Year? What are you ready to leave behind? As we look ahead to 2023 our team is hoping to make some changes – whether that’s to be more present, mix up our routines, live in the moment or many others. Here’s what different members of the […]

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6 behavioral interview questions to help hiring managers better assess candidates

You’ve probably either asked or answered behavioral interview questions in the past. Here are six behavioral interview questions to help hiring managers assess candidate qualities and skills.

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2023 marketing hiring trends – 8 predictions by Torchlight CEO Heidi Parsont

What will 2023 bring to the marketing hiring space? From a greater need for technical digital marketers and event managers to upskilling and more, our CEO Heidi Parsont makes her top 8 predictions for marketing hiring next year.

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Meet the team: Kim Trucano

Meet TorchLight’s HR Manager Kim Trucano ! Get to know more about Kim — her first few jobs, where she’s from, and what she loves most about working remotely. Where are you from?  I grew up just outside of Rochester, New York, where the people are kind, the landscape is beautiful, and the winters are very long.  […]

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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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Ask the Recruiter with Diana Gardner

We’re back with another segment of Ask the Recruiter featuring TorchLight’s Account Director Diana Gardner. Diana shared general trends she’s been seeing – both on the hiring manager side and the candidate side. Read more to see what she has to say about salary flexibility, how to get better opportunities and more! What’s the biggest […]

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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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