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Could You Be Guilty of Unconscious Gender Bias? Here’s What to Do About It

by Shaara Roman, Founder & CEO, The Silverene Group

Gender Bias

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We like people who are like us – that’s a human truth. It’s natural to gravitate toward those who are similar in gender, schooling, religion, what have you. The crux lies how we approach people who are different from us. And despite decades of progress for working women, gender bias has proven to be one of the toughest nuts to crack in corporate America.

Posted in Hiring Managers, Hiring Trends, Workplace culture

Diversity and Inclusion ARE the Future of Work
by Stephanie Ranno

In the space of one week, I flew to Seattle to attend the Autism at Work Summit at Microsoft, returned home to Baltimore to join leaders at AARP’s DC headquarters for a conference entitled The Future of Work for All Generations, and then, with many companies and communities, kicked off Pride month. If there is one theme – one takeaway – one transformative “aha” moment – for me it is this: diversity and inclusion ARE the future of work and the future of our workforce.

Posted in Candidates, Hiring Managers, Hiring Trends

What are the best marketing recruiting firms in DC?

Get hiring help from one of Washington’s top marketing recruiting firms

TorchLight is one of the best marketing recruiting firms in DC and we specialize in hiring and placing highly skilled marketing, communications and PR professionals in the area’s leading businesses. And, because this is all we do, we’ve become experts.

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Posted in Candidates, Companies, Contract Consultants, Hiring Managers, Hiring Trends

Four Signs You Should Hire Your Contractor Full Time

Hiring Contractor Full Time

When companies like yours bring in contractors from recruiters and staffing firms in DC, they are usually focused on short-term needs. However, the nature of your operations and your relationship with the worker often shift over time, making it a better choice to hire them full time.

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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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Posted in Candidates, Considering a Job Change, Hiring Trends, Professional Development

4 In-Demand Marketing Jobs in the Washington, DC area

If you have these skills and experience, TorchLight marketing recruiters want to know about you! You never know when our clients are looking for someone just like you.

Marketing is vital to any business for attracting customers, securing loyalty and generating more sales—and the race is on to attract the best and brightest to fill important marketing, communications, digital and PR jobs here in DC, Northern Virginia, Baltimore and greater Maryland.

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Posted in Candidates, Digital marketing, Hiring Trends, Marketing Communications Trends

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

Are You a Digital Marketing Contractor Willing to Fill a Short-Term Need? TorchLight Can Connect You to Washington Companies Hiring Your Skills

Leading companies throughout the D.C. metro area rely on our recruiters to find and place experienced marketers in both contract and permanent positions

As one of the top marketing and communications search and staffing firms in D.C., we find our client companies are always looking for highly skilled digital marketing professionals. They’re eager to hire candidates that possess this in-demand skillset, especially digital marketing experts willing to work on a contract basis.

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

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