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How to Create a Learning-Focused Workplace Culture

In today’s competitive job market, applicants and employees seek companies committed to learning and development. This focus on growth is critical for attracting and retaining top talent. To develop or increase your company’s focus on professional development, you need to take specific steps to both offer learning opportunities and gain employee participation. With that in mind, here are some tips to help you create a learning-oriented workplace culture.

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Five Ways to Create an Effective Internship Program
By Samantha Kauffman

With spring just around the corner and summer not far behind, it’s a great time to start thinking about hiring an intern to help manage tasks that may otherwise fall through the cracks during a busy time of year. Below, you will find five ways to create an effective internship program for both you and your interns:

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Top 10 New Year’s Resolutions for Hiring Managers

Happy New Year from TorchLight!  To help hiring managers like you recruit the best employees in 2019, our team members put together our top recommended resolutions for the upcoming year. Enjoy!

Top 10 Resolutions for Hiring Managers

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Is Your Washington Office Needing to Hire a Digital Marketing Expert?

TorchLight, one of the DC region’s leading marketing, communications and PR recruiters, can help your organization find an amazing digital marketing talent for your team–whether a permanent full-time hire or a short-term, project-based marketing contractor. Call us today!

There’s not a company around that wouldn’t benefit from a digital marketing strategist on their team, especially here in the Nation’s Capitol, where competition for customers is tighter than ever. Let our experienced marketing recruiters help you find an asset for your company. Here’s what sets us apart from the competition:

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Posted in Companies, Contract Consultants, Digital marketing, Hiring Managers

3 Reasons Why Your DC Company Needs an Experienced Marketing Recruiter

Looking for Exceptional Marketing and Communications Talent for Your Northern Virginia Business? A Headhunter Can Help!

Hiring, even under the best of circumstances, can be time consuming and challenging—especially here in the Washington, DC region where competition is high and the labor market is tight. And especially when filling marketing, communications and public relations jobs, when you need not only candidates with the right skills but who also are the right “fit” with your company culture.

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A New Season is Here. Are You a DC Professional Ready for a New Marketing Job Opportunity?

D.C.’s leading companies are currently hiring content marketing managers. As a search and staffing firm, TorchLight can connect you to our  clients—some of the Washington area’s most exciting companies—eager to fill marketing and communications openings

Why wait for the New Year to start searching for a new job? Embrace fall with a fresh start—TorchLight can help connect you to companies hoping to hire content marketing managers.

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Posted in Candidates, Considering a Job Change, Hiring Managers, Hiring Trends, Workplace culture

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

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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Searching for Internal Communications Specialists—DC’s Top Employers are Looking for You!

There is no better time to be a communications specialist. Alexandria-based TorchLight can connect you to companies eager to employ your expertise

More and more companies are relying on internal communications specialists to deliver a consistent message throughout an organization. If you have experience as an internal communications professional, we have opportunities for you to shine!

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