Remote Work

remote work

How long do you expect to work from home?

by Gaby Gramont

Due the pandemic, a large percentage of the workforce is now fully remote. Depending on health and safety guidelines, many organizations will eventually ask their remote workers to return to the office. Company timelines for going back to the office vary–and are constantly shifting. Several months ago, many employees expected to go back to the […]

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Remote work and productivity: How productive are you now?

by Julie Rutherford

This past June, TorchLight conducted a Remote Work Survey focused on various aspects of working at home during the pandemic. During the first three months of COVID-19 (March-May), respondents were surprised by how much they enjoy working remotely, as well as thelevel of productivity they were able to achieve with home as their base. The […]

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Flexible work statistics: uncovering the myths and benefits of remote work

by Julie Rutherford

Many organizations may be hesitant to give you the green light for remote work. After all, “working from home” has an inevitable “lounging on the couch in your pajamas with the TV on in the background” ring to it. However, statistics conducted by many companies have found encouraging trends concerning work productivity and satisfaction. Additionally, […]

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Creating a Positive Remote Workspace: Tips from the TorchLight Team

by Julie Rutherford

Since 2012, TorchLight Hire has been a fully remote company. Over the years, we’ve identified a number of ways to be effective working from home. A positive remote workspace is one of these ways. Here are our tips on creating a workspace that can improve your productivity and outlook. Samantha NguyenClient and Marketing Project Manager […]

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Remote Hiring

How to Hire Remote Workers During COVID-19

by Julie Rutherford

Does making a remote hire seem impossible during this chaotic time? February 2020: The economy is chugging along, and hiring is going well. You are in the middle of several searches for full-time hires and are pleased with the candidate pool. March 2020: COVID-19 hits and life suddenly stops both personally and professionally. How do […]

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