Hiring Managers

Internal Communications and the Return to Work: 1 Do & 1 Don’t
By Nicole van Esselstyn

by Gaby Gramont

Internal communications teams are leaning on their basics and shoring up their foundations as they plan now for the best way to support employees this fall. Coming off the height of the pandemic and the usual disconnect over summer, communicating well with employees is arguably more important now than ever, which is why many professionals […]

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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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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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Development and Fundraising Recruiting Services

by Julie Rutherford

In response to client needs, TorchLight now offers recruiting services for development and fundraising positions. Whether you are looking for a Director of Development, Grants Manager, Event Coordinator or many other positions, TorchLight can help you find top talent to meet your staffing needs–and organizational goals.

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Interview questions to ask when hiring new talent

by Gaby Gramont

A bad hire can cost you thousands of dollars on training, salaries, and more. The hiring process can be quite stressful as you narrow down several candidates to just a handful who can fit into your company. A mix of intuition, knowledge, and evaluation is needed to figure out which candidate meets your needs. Therefore, […]

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Generation Z

Generation Z trends in the workplace – What employers need to know

by Julie Rutherford

Step aside everyone, Generation Z is about to make an entrance. The generational cohort made up of those born between 1997-2015 is getting ready to enter the workforce, and they’re hitting the ground running. As employers, it’s crucial to understand the incoming group of job seekers that will inevitably make an impact on their organization.  […]

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Remote Hiring

How to Hire Remote Workers During COVID-19

by Julie Rutherford

Does making a remote hire seem impossible during this chaotic time? February 2020: The economy is chugging along, and hiring is going well. You are in the middle of several searches for full-time hires and are pleased with the candidate pool. March 2020: COVID-19 hits and life suddenly stops both personally and professionally. How do […]

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How to Make the Most out of Reference Checks
By Julie Lowe

by Julie Rutherford

Reference checks can be challenging—TorchLight’s Chief Culture Officer Julie Lowe explains how to dig in and get the information you need. “Do reference checks really matter? I’ve never gotten a bad reference…” If potential candidates select their references wisely, they are almost always exclusively positive. While this is great for job seekers, it can be […]

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