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How to Bypass the Resume Black Hole in Your Search For A Marketing Job In DC

Navigating the Resume Black Hole | TorchLight Hire

Unlike in the past, when you’re applying for new marketing jobs in DC, many of today’s companies require candidates to submit resumes to an online applicant tracking system (ATS) or through an online job board—both of which can feel very similar to tossing your application into a ‘black hole’ since you usually don’t know what happens to it after it’s submitted or if it even parsed correctly into the database.

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Posted in Job Search Tips

Could Your Washington-Based Company Benefit from Hiring a CX Project Management Contractor?

As a leading search and staffing firm in D.C., TorchLight recuits from a network of highly specialized marketing jobs seekers

Customer Experience, or CX, contractors are in high demand, especially in Northern Virginia, Maryland and D.C., as companies strive to implement consistent marketing strategies. Highly sought-after CX Project Management professionals have extensive product and integrated marketing knowledge and are familiar with customer experience best practices.

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Posted in Candidates, Contract Consultants, Flexible Workplace, Hiring Managers, Marketing Communications Trends

How to Create a Work Environment That Leads to Better Brainstorming and Creativity

Marketing, PR and other creative teams need creative work environments to be successful. Without new ideas, your company can’t compete. The good news? Improving workplace creativity doesn’t have to take a lot of time or even a lot of effort. Use these strategies to turn your team into a creative machine.

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Posted in Professional Development

Could your D.C. business benefit from help hiring a marketing contractor?

The experienced marketing recruiters at TorchLight, an Alexandria-based search and staffing firm, help match Washington, D.C. companies with highly skilled marketing, communications and PR professionals in full-time, part-time or short-term positions.

In today’s fast-paced, need-it-now world, marketing contractors can be especially valuable to companies trying to keep up. If you have a project that could use an extra pair of hands, or you’re trying to fill a temporary void on your marketing team, a contractor can save the day by stepping in at a moment’s notice. Let TorchLight connect you to highly qualified freelance marketers eager to fill your immediate need.

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Posted in Candidates, Companies, Considering a Job Change, Contract Consultants, Flexible Workplace, Hiring Managers, Marketing Temp Jobs

3 Grammar Tools Every Content Specialist in Washington, DC Should Download This Week

As a content specialist, you have a tough job.

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Posted in Copywriting

Four Team Builders to Help Your Team Refocus and Re-Energize For Q4

The fourth quarter can be a busy time of year for marketing teams.

As days get shorter and the holidays approach, it can be difficult to keep people energized and focused. Now is a great time to start thinking about how you can use team builders to help your team stay energized through the holidays and into the new year.

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Understanding Employee Retention During a Modern Age of Contract Work and Job Hopping in Washington, DC

 

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Posted in Hiring Managers

Where can I find listings of marketing jobs in D.C.?

Connect with TorchLight, the Washington region’s #1 marketing, communications and digital recruiting agency, to find that next career move

Every day, the team at TorchLight does what we do best: We help nonprofit and for-profit companies and trade associations in D.C, Northern Virginia and Maryland find, recruit and hire top marketing talent in full-time and temp positions. Could YOU be the person we’re looking for next?

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Posted in Candidates, Considering a Job Change, Digital marketing, Nonprofits

3 Reasons to Use TorchLight for Your Company’s DC Marketing Recruiting

Looking to fill your most important marketing, digital, content and communications jobs in the Washington region? Let us help!

The job market is hot in DC, Northern Virginia and Maryland right now and your business is no doubt racing to find and hire top marketing, communications and digital talent before your competition does.

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Posted in Candidates, Companies, Hiring Managers, TorchLight News

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