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

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.

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Looking for a New Marketing Job in DC? First, Master the Art of Networking

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The importance of networking when looking for your next role cannot be understated, whether you’re actively seeking a mid-to senior-level marketing or communications job in Washington, D.C. or just considering a new professional opportunity.

As many job seekers will find, especially here in the Capitol region, countless roles are not even publicly posted–and, if they are posted, it’s often simply a formality because a candidate has already been identified.

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

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 is done before you even step foot into the room? Here are some of our best tips to help you prepare to nail your interview.

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DC Marketers, Are You Ready for a New Job?

TorchLight, one of the Washington region’s leading marketing and communications recruiters, shares our best tips for starting your job search

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

TorchLight’s experienced marketing and communications recruiters share their best tips for a successful first interview

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With the rising cost of higher education, and a rapidly changing marketing industry, are college degrees still worth it?

You need not look too far in the news headlines lately to see impassioned discussions—and more than a little angst—about the rising costs of higher education. As a result, many are asking whether a four-year college degree is even still worth it.

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Top Questions Every Candidate Should Ask in an Interview

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 of the interview you have fastidiously prepared by researching the company’s website, reading any recent news articles about the organization, looking up the interviewers on LinkedIn, and rehearsing for any and all questions you might get during the interview. Well done! But you are only halfway there…

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Freelance Creative Director Jobs in D.C. Present Challenge and Flexibility

With connections across myriad industries, TorchLight Hire works with companies and hiring managers in the Washington, D.C. area to identify and recruit talented full-time, part-time and contract creative directors.

Could one of our clients be looking for someone like you?

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Searching for a new marketing and communications job in Washington, Maryland or Northern Virginia? Be sure to look in all the right places

One of DC’s top marketing and communications recruiting and staffing firms in D.C., TorchLight offers job seekers a few tips for success in today’s world

Here in D.C., like so many other parts of the country, the approach to finding new marketing and communications job opportunities has changed drastically in recent years. The rise of social media makes it easier than ever for job seekers to uncover exciting new career prospects. If you’re only relying on old methods—like scouring the Sunday classified ads or waiting for someone to find you—you’re missing the mark, and likewise missing out on great job opportunities.

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Take Advantage of Openings in Full-Time Creative Director Jobs by Putting Your Best Foot Forward

As a leading recruiting and staffing agency in the Washington, D.C. area, TorchLight Hire helps clients looking to hire creative directors identify the top candidates

The job of a full-time creative director requires a combination of management, imagination, and expertise, all focused towards the successful presentation of an end product. Whether you’re currently searching or still contemplating the merits of a new job opportunity, TorchLight’s vast client network and helpful resources can remove some of the burden involved in the search process, so you can focus on presenting your best self to employers interested in hiring full-time creative directors.

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