Media Staffing Network Blog

News and opinion from the Media Staffing Network team.

It’s A Good Time To Find New Talent

Last week Radio Ink ran an article I wrote about opening parameters when looking to hire sellers. I strongly suggested considering part-time sellers and looking outside of media.

Now, with the coronavirus upon us, many quality sellers are out of work. Many have the skills that companies look for in a potential seller. Those stations that struggle … Read More ›

Why Do Radio Stations Struggle To Hire New Sellers?

For years, owners and operators of radio stations have told me how they struggle to find sellers. Not only do they have a hard time attracting new sellers, but often, when there is a bite and a new hire is made, they don’t stick around long. Ouch, how frustrating — and time-consuming and sometimes a … Read More ›

Tips On How To Handle A Call From A Recruiter

Last month we promised you tips on how to handle a call from a recruiter. 

First of all, know that a recruiter could be inside a specific company and only knows of their opportunities. Usually, larger companies have the funds to employ their own internal team of recruiters. Or, they could be with an independent firm … Read More ›

Are you frustrated when looking for a job?

For those of you that are 50+, are you frustrated when looking for a job? Do hiring managers ignore you or stop returning your calls when they see your work history? Or are you a manager that feels anyone over 50 can’t sell or be on-air anymore?

In media, we have a huge number of … Read More ›

Benefits of Networking With Recruiters

February is upon us. Life has settled down after the start of the new year. Whether you are looking for a job or not, you may be identified by a recruiter as someone of interest. With unemployment remaining low, companies are changing how they recruit. Not only are they posting jobs on various job boards, … Read More ›