Professional Development

TorchLight Weekly News Roundup: Top 10 must-read articles and posts for managers, employees and job seekers

by Julie Rutherford

We know it can be challenging to keep up on all the latest news and trends in hiring, management, the job market and other important topics. To make it easier for you to stay up-to-date, we’ve launched a new blog featuring our team’s top 10 list of must-read articles and posts from this past week. […]

Read More

Posted in , Candidates, Hiring Managers, Professional Development

10 must-reads of the week! Employee personality tests, confidence habits and more.

by Julie Rutherford

This week’s interesting articles range from how to use employee personality tests to fighting bias in the office and habits that will increase your work confidence. Do you know how to use employee personality tests or ways to increase work confidence? Read on to learn:  The helpful upside of office personality tests Other than being […]

Read More

Posted in , Professional Development

Four Books Every DC Marketing and Communications Professional Should Read in 2018 to Refocus and Re-Energize

by Gaby Gramont

Reading is an important part of staying sharp in the marketing business, especially here in Washington, where competition is high. Learning about trends, philosophies, and new developments in the science of marketing will make you a stronger professional, no matter what your specific marketing job. Classic marketing books should be on your list, but there […]

Read More

Posted in , Professional Development

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

by Gaby Gramont

After years of cranking out press releases, generating social media campaigns and taking marching orders from higher ups, you’ve finally made it. You’re a PR Manager. But what comes next? Can you continue to grow your career after accepting a management role? This is a question that plagues many PR pros when they step into […]

Read More

Posted in , Professional Development

Knowing When It’s Time To Find A New Job

by Gaby Gramont

Knowing when it’s time to find a new job isn’t always easy. If you’re comfortable where you are, you can probably create a long list of reasons to stay put, even if you’re not completely happy. After all, there are risks involved in leaving the comfort of your job for something new. So, how do […]

Read More

Posted in , Professional Development