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DEMYSTIFYING THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS
Fast facts to help you put your energy in the right places

Let’s face it. Recruitment resources are prolific and the process can sometimes feel like a maze to navigate.

That’s why the sooner you understand what makes each type of recruitment resource unique—what they can and can’t do for you—the easier your path becomes. You can use them to your advantage AND draw a straighter line between you and your next job.

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Question: How Should I Position Side Gigs on My Resume?

With 57 million U.S. workers participating in the gig economy, it’s no secret that many professionals use their skills outside of the office. Side gigs or projects provide employees with opportunities to learn new skills, perfect current ones, and explore other industries. Plus, they can be a source of entertainment, a passion project, or a means for additional income.

Posted in Candidates

Finding Career Satisfaction: Passion vs. Paycheck
By Autumn Conrad Schiff

When it comes to professional choices, people at all stages will inevitably ponder whether their first priority should be salary or career satisfaction. Fortunately, in our society we are able to consider this choice at all, but the perceived idea that we can only have one or the other can lead to anxiety in our jobs and dissatisfaction with our chosen paths. The popular narrative says that if you only care about money, you can’t pursue your passions, and vice versa. But the truth is, you can strive for a balance of both, if you desire.

Posted in Candidates, Uncategorized

TorchLight Marketing Contractors Help Launch AARP’s Latest “Staying Sharp” Program

Personalized email marketing program enhances member benefits


Over the years, TorchLight has placed contractors in a variety of positions at D.C. metro area companies, including digital marketing, marketing operations, customer experience, and membership marketing. These positions have consisted of a variety of rewarding projects for our contractors and employers. Recently, a talented team of marketing contractors from TorchLight had the opportunity to work on an exciting project for AARP, one of our longstanding partners.

Posted in Candidates, Companies, Marketing Temp Jobs

How to Sell Yourself: The Guide to Exhibit Yourself as The Ideal Candidate

Part Time Jobs in DC

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Top 10 New Year’s Resolutions for Job Seekers

Happy New Year from TorchLight! In the spirit of new beginnings, our team members put together our top recommended resolutions to help candidates like you kickstart your 2019 job search. Enjoy!

Top 10 Resolutions for Job Seekers

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3 Ways to Reach Your 2019 Goal of Finding Your Next Job!

DC PR Jobs | TorchLight

The new year is a time for looking toward the future. Many professionals hope to find an exciting job opportunity in the coming year, allowing them to move closer to their career aspirations.

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Are You an Experienced E-Commerce and CMS Job Seeker in DC?

With your skills in content management systems and digital marketing, you may be the right candidate for one of our Washington clients looking to hire

If you have experience managing content management systems, e-commerce systems, search and other digital products, TorchLight’s marketing recruiters would like to hear from you.We are currently helping a membership organization dedicated to improving women’s health find an amazing candidate for a job position that will lead their CMS platform strategy and improve their digital presence.

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Posted in Candidates, CMS, Considering a Job Change, Digital marketing, e-commerce jobs

8 Skills Every DC Marketer Must Have…How Do You Stack Up?

Hiring in Alexandria

Whether you’re looking for that next marketing job here in Washington or whether you’re happily employed but keeping your options open, it pays to stay on top of your skills to stand out from the competition.

You likely know that content is king in today’s digital age and social media skills are essential. But did you know that your ability to use Excel and being an excellent public speaker also are important marketer skills to cultivate to stay competitive?

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Posted in Candidates, Considering a Job Change, Digital marketing, Hiring Trends, Professional Development, Tips for Job Seekers

3 Great (and Easy!) Ways to Enhance Your Marketing Skills

Staying on top of the marketing trends in DC’s competitive job market has never been easier!

You’ve heard the expression: “You snooze, you lose.” Well, the same can be said for life in today’s fast-moving marketing world. The marketing pro who fails to keep his or her skills sharp and up to date risks falling behind—especially here in Washington, D.C., where competition is strong.

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