Workplace culture

LGBTQ+ Diversity and Inclusion: Supporting your LGBTQ+ employees
By Patrick R. Nelson

by Julie Rutherford

According to a recent study by the U.S. Chamber Foundation, diversity in your work organization creates a more productive work environment, increases employee retention, and is good for your bottom line. In fact, companies with inclusive policies and diverse boards of directors see a stock performance 6.5% higher than their competition, and they create stronger […]

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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 […]

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Gender equality in the workplace: Steps in the right direction
By Gabrielle Gramont

by Julie Rutherford

Women continue to fight for gender equality and strive for an even playing field in the workplace. Although there are still areas for improvement, recent statistics reflect notable progress in reducing gender inequality in both the professional and academic realms. Here are some positive numbers showing that women are slowly but surely closing these gaps.

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Could You Be Guilty of Unconscious Gender Bias? Here’s What to Do About It
by Shaara Roman, Founder & CEO, The Silverene Group

by Julie Rutherford

We like people who are like us – that’s a human truth. It’s natural to gravitate toward those who are similar in gender, schooling, religion, what have you. The crux lies how we approach people who are different from us. And despite decades of progress for working women, gender bias has proven to be one […]

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Are You a DC Professional Ready for a New Marketing Job Opportunity?

by Heidi Parsont

D.C.’s leading companies are currently hiring content marketing managers. As a search and staffing firm, TorchLight can connect you to our  clients—some of the Washington area’s most exciting companies—eager to fill marketing and communications openings Why wait for the New Year to start searching for a new job? Embrace fall with a fresh start—TorchLight can […]

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Are You Highly Organized and Great at Managing Project Timelines? If So, Washington Companies Want to Know About You

by Heidi Parsont

Alexandria-based TorchLight, one of the area’s best marketing and communication search and staffing companies, has clients ready to hire project managers in D.C. Strong project managers are ultra-organized and can juggle multiple projects at once. If this is where you shine, TorchLight has opportunities for you here in the Nation’s Capital. TorchLight’s experienced marketing recruiters […]

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Digital Marketing Associates are in High Demand in DC. Are You Ready for a New Opportunity?

by Heidi Parsont

TorchLight, a top marketing and creative services search and staffing firm, connects clients and candidates to fill job openings in Baltimore, Silver Spring, Bethesda and beyond Companies are creating digital marketing teams to try to keep up with—or get ahead of—their competition. That makes digital marketing associates in especially high demand. If you have digital […]

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Searching for Internal Communications Specialists—DC’s Top Employers are Looking for You!

by Heidi Parsont

There is no better time to be a communications specialist. Alexandria-based TorchLight can connect you to companies eager to employ your expertise More and more companies are relying on internal communications specialists to deliver a consistent message throughout an organization. If you have experience as an internal communications professional, we have opportunities for you to […]

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Attention All Account Executives—DC’s Agencies are Looking for You!

by Heidi Parsont

TorchLight, one of the best marketing and communications search and staffing firms in the D.C. Metro area, connects clients with candidates looking for new opportunities If you’re an outstanding account executive—a real go-getter—agencies in Washington, D.C, Maryland and Northern Virginia would like to meet you! At TorchLight, as a marketing recruiting firm, we can connect […]

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