Professional Development

The Confidence Gap: How Imposter Syndrome disproportionately affects women

Plenty of people experience what’s known as the Imposter Syndrome. Read on to learn what you can do about feelings of inadequacy in the workplace associated with it.

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Posted in , Candidates, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Professional Development, Workplace Culture

Test your PR/communications know-how with our quiz!

Prepare for communications management and see how you compare to others in the field with our PR and Communications Quiz.

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Posted in , Candidates, Professional Development

4 Ways to Make the Most of What’s Left of Your Summer Internship

The end of summer means the end of summer internships. Make the most of the time you have left and your newfound connections with these 4 tips.

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Posted in , Job Search Tips, Professional Development

Finding Career Satisfaction: Passion vs. Paycheck

TorchLight encourages candidates to pursue career choices that pay fairly and pay well, but to also consider other factors. Here are our passion-paycheck balancing tips.

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Posted in , Professional Development

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

Sharpening your professional marketing skills has never been easier. Make use of these 3 resources to stay on top of industry tools and techniques.

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Posted in , Job Search Tips, Professional Development

The New Career Trajectory for a Washington, DC Public Relations Manager and Salary Trends

Can you continue to grow your career after accepting a management role? Yes, but you still have to work for it by following these steps.

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Knowing When It’s Time To Find A New Job

Knowing when it’s time to find a new job isn’t always easy, but sometimes it’s necessary. How do you know when it’s time to take the leap?

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Transition to a New Position

DC marketers in transition find many professional benefits in short-term contract roles. Once you’ve decided to explore contract work, keep these 5 tips in mind.

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Go to the Head of the Class

With the rising cost of higher education, and a rapidly changing marketing industry, are college degrees still worth it? To position yourself for maximum career success in marketing and communications, keep the following ideas in mind.

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I Know Enough to Be Dangerous, Part II

Professional development is key to differentiating yourself from other candidates. TorchLight outlines learning opportunities in the second part of this series.

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Posted in , Digital Marketing, Professional Development