Workplace Culture

Our 2023 New Year’s Resolutions

What are you looking forward to in the New Year? What are you ready to leave behind? As we look ahead to 2023 our team is hoping to make some changes – whether that’s to be more present, mix up our routines, live in the moment or many others. Here’s what different members of the […]

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Meet the team: Kim Trucano

Meet TorchLight’s HR Manager Kim Trucano ! Get to know more about Kim — her first few jobs, where she’s from, and what she loves most about working remotely. Where are you from?  I grew up just outside of Rochester, New York, where the people are kind, the landscape is beautiful, and the winters are very long.  […]

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Women Business Owners Series: 
Drs. Kala and Maya Johnstone, Founders and Owners of FoodChasers’ Kitchen

As part of our Women Business Owners Series, we recently sat down with Kala and Maya Johnstone who founded Philadelphia-based FoodChasers’ Kitchen. Learn more about their unique founders’ story, how their Instagram followers’ have fueled their success and ways they are helping area schools and youth. TL:  What prompted you to start FoodChasers’ Kitchen after […]

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Disability Inclusion and Accessibility: 
An Interview with Catarina Rivera

As part of Disability Employment Awareness Month, we spoke with Catarina Rivera, disability inclusion consultant, speaker and self-advocate. Check out her advice for disabled candidates and employees – and ways allies can help support disabled people in the workplace.

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Meet the Team: Beth Ranzer

Meet TorchLight’s Account Director, Beth Ranzer! Get to know more about Beth – her first few jobs, where she’s from, and what she loves most about working remotely.

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Disability Employment Podcast: Hard truths and hope from veteran recruiters

Watch and listen as TorchLight’s Julie Lowe and Stephanie Ranno share their thoughts and perspectives on disability employment.

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Women Business Owners Series: Patty Solis, President and Founder of Diverza Activewear

As part of our series on Women Business Owners, we recently sat down with Ana Patricia (“Patty”) Solis, CEO and Owner of Diverza, a company based in Panama with a mission to empower ALL bodies. Learn more about how Patty Solis is creating a community of women who uplift each other. What prompted you to start Diverza? […]

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Meet the Team: Stephanie Ranno

Meet TorchLight’s VP of Business Development & Account Management, Stephanie Ranno! Get to know more about Stephanie – her first few jobs, where she’s from and what she loves most about working remotely!

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TorchLight July Contractor of the Month: Mary Hiyama

Meet Mary Hiyama, TorchLight Hire’s July Contractor of the Month. Learn more about Mary and what she loves about TorchLight!

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LGBTQ+ inclusion in the workplace: Recommendations from utilities executive and transgender parent Mark Lowe

To close out Pride Month, we recently spoke with Mark Lowe, a tech and operations executive at Spire Energy. As the parent of a transgender son, Mark supports LGBTQIA individuals and causes in his personal and professional life.

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