Interview tips

Ready for a New Marketing Communications Job? You’ve Prepared—Now Master the Interview

by Heidi Parsont

You’re well under way in your search to find a new marketing and communications career for one of Washington, D.C.’s leading companies. You’re done your research. You’ve prepped in advance. Now it’s time to master the interview. A lot of the hard work has already been done. Now it’s up to you to put your […]

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Hoping to Land a D.C. Marketing Communications Position? Prepare for Your Interview with These Important Tips

by Heidi Parsont

You’ve been actively seeking a challenging new role, your hard work has paid off, and you’ve landed an interview for a new marketing position within one of the Washington DC area’s leading companies. Great work! Now it’s time to get busy preparing. Did you know that most of the work of succeeding in an interview […]

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Looking for a D.C. Marketing Job? First, You Need to Nail the Phone Interview

by Heidi Parsont

TorchLight’s experienced marketing and communications recruiters share their best tips for a successful first interview You’re an experienced marketing and communications professional looking for a new job opportunity in the Washington region. You have agonized over every word on your resume, networked like crazy, spent hours searching for openings, even more time submitting applications, and […]

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Top Questions Every Candidate Should Ask in an Interview

by Heidi Parsont

How a little extra preparation will help you land your next DC marketing and communications job opportunity You heard about an exciting marketing or communications role with a great Washington, DC-area company,  you’ve submitted your resume and likely gone through a few rounds of initial screenings to land an interview. Leading up to the day […]

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DC Marketing Job Seekers Beware!

by Heidi Parsont

This Halloween, Don’t Be Frightened by These Top 2 Spooky Job Interview Questions It’s Halloween in Washington, DC, and while the kids are all decked out as Elsas, Minions and Superheroes, perhaps you are one of the countless marketing and communications job seekers to don a “costume” of your own—suits, ties, pumps, brief cases—in preparation […]

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8 Tips to Impress During an Online Interview

by Heidi Parsont

Technology is changing how hiring managers conduct interviews. Are you prepared? Sitting in the same room with a potential employer is no longer a required first step in the interview process. Increasingly, hiring managers are using technology, such as SKYPE or FaceTime, to replace in-person meetings, especially in situations where the candidate or employer are […]

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Asking the Tough Questions (Part 2 – Salary)

by Heidi Parsont

TorchLight’s experienced team of marketing & communications recruiters explain why job seekers should look inward when considering questions about salary As discussed in our last blog post on Asking the Tough Questions, “What is your current salary?” is one of the hardest to answer and often one that makes candidates most uncomfortable. One reason is […]

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Asking the Tough Questions

by Heidi Parsont

TorchLight’s experienced marketing and communications recruiters shed light on why we ask the “tough questions” during interviews (Hint: It’s for your own good) “A prudent question is one half of wisdom,” Sir Francis Bacon once said. And while the great explorer won’t be sitting next to you during that next job interview, he would be […]

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The Nonverbal Interview: What You Don’t Say is Often More Important than What You Do

by Heidi Parsont

More TorchLight tips on interviewing for marketing and communications jobs in D.C. Our team of experienced marketing recruiters has written before with practical advice for D.C. marketing and communications job seekers about how to prepare for an interview, such as doing your research, getting your resume ready, showing up on time, and so on. But […]

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