Two hands shaking after hiring a candidate using Torchlight's hiring advice

A combination of important factors go into making the right hire. From job descriptions to reference checks and outside recruiters, these recruiting tips are designed to help you navigate the recruiting and hiring process smoothly and effectively.

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You’ve probably either asked or answered behavioral interview questions in the past. Here are six behavioral interview questions to help hiring managers assess candidate qualities and skills.

> Recession, Lay-Offs, and Dealing With a Changing Market

TorchLight’s Senior Account Manager Amy Tschutani answers questions about the recession, lay-offs and the changing job market.

> How to attract and retain talent in a hot job market

TorchLight’s Stephanie Ranno answers hiring managers’ questions on how best to attract and retain talent in today’s job market.

> Do your job descriptions attract the right candidates?

The DC area is filled with top marketing and communications talent. When trying to fill a new role, your job description needs to do more than simply list tasks and duties. Read more to learn more about how to best appeal to your hiring targets.

> Social Media Manager job descriptions: 7 tips to attract and hire the right candidates

Now that you have the basic knowledge to write a quality job description, use these suggestions to tailor it to a Social Media Manager role.

> 7 tips to help you write effective Digital Marketing Manager job descriptions

Get the top talent for your Digital Marketing Manager position with these 7 tips!

> Why internal candidates are worth a look

When filling a new role, hiring managers sometimes focus more on outside candidates than qualified internal team members. Here are some tips to ensure you aren’t missing a great candidate right under your nose (or outside your office!).

> How to get more value out of reference checks

As we all know, reference checks are a great way to learn more about your candidates–but are you getting the most of out them? Check out our tips on how to ensure you are getting more value out of candidate reference checks.

> Understanding the Gen Z workforce

As the oldest Gen Z-ers graduate college and join the working world, hiring managers need to understand their values and priorities to make the best hires, as well as motivate and retain these young employees.