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Fast facts to help you put your energy in the right places

Let’s face it. Recruitment resources are prolific and the process can sometimes feel like a maze to navigate.

That’s why the sooner you understand what makes each type of recruitment resource unique—what they can and can’t do for you—the easier your path becomes. You can use them to your advantage AND draw a straighter line between you and your next job.

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Finding Career Satisfaction: Passion vs. Paycheck
By Autumn Conrad Schiff

When it comes to professional choices, people at all stages will inevitably ponder whether their first priority should be salary or career satisfaction. Fortunately, in our society we are able to consider this choice at all, but the perceived idea that we can only have one or the other can lead to anxiety in our jobs and dissatisfaction with our chosen paths. The popular narrative says that if you only care about money, you can’t pursue your passions, and vice versa. But the truth is, you can strive for a balance of both, if you desire.

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Get Hired, Find the Talent Desired: DC Recruiter and Top Marketing Executives Share Insider Tips

Get Hired, Find the Talent Desired:
DC Hiring Experts Share Insider Tips Every Job Seeker and Hiring Manager Needs to Know

4:30 – 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, April 26, 2018
During the Mid-Atlantic Marketing Summit
National Education Association, 1201 16th Street NW, Washington, D.C.

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4 Apps Every Social Media Marketer Should Have on Their Phone for Image Editing

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DC, Maryland, Northern Virginia Digital Marketing, PR, Communications, Content Marketing Jobs – We’re hiring!

We’re Washington’s #1 marketing recruiters and if you’re a marketing communications professional looking for a new opportunity, we’d like to meet you!

We’re TorchLight, one of the D.C. region’s fastest-growing and most trusted marketing, communications and public relations recruiters. Washington companies of all sizes turn to us for help finding and hiring mid- to senior-level marketing professionals in both permanent full-time and short-term contract positions.

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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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How to Land a Great D.C. Marketing Communications Job

Are you in the market for a marketing or communications role? As the top marketing recruiting and staffing firm in the D.C. metro area, we can help.

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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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Are You Ready for Generation Z? If you are a Washington, D.C. company looking to recruit marketing talent, you should be!

As one of the D.C. area’s leading marketing and communications recruiting search and staffing firms, TorchLight can help prepare you for the changing employee landscape.

Over the last few years, it seems like everything we heard was about Millennials, which seems fitting for a group dubbed “Generation Me.” As Millennials entered the workforce en masse, employers braced for the shake-up. There were certainly bumps and bruises along the way, but organizations across the D.C. metro area have adapted and embraced their newest marketers.

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