Media Staffing Network Blog

News and opinion from the Media Staffing Network team.

Stop using SALES in promoting your open jobs!

Younger generations don’t fully understand what a media seller does. They imagine sitting at a phone making a hundred cold calls a day which is what they are not interested in doing. The younger generations need to be sold on how they can grow while working for you. 

In your job postings, share what this position … Read More ›

The economy is picking up, are you ready to handle it?

Last year did a number on many broadcasters. Did you need to let people go or lay them off? Are you starting to see your current team stretched as far as they can go? A stressed-out employee won’t be as productive as you need.

Have you considered utilizing the people you had to lay off on … Read More ›

Are you considering a career or job change? 

Maybe you were all remote during the pandemic and now you don’t want to go back to an office. Perhaps you were laid off and now with kids back in school, you can look for a job again. Traditionally this is the time of the year when we see an increased interest in career … Read More ›

You Snooze You Lose

(By Laurie Kahn) Wow, what a roller coaster talent acquisition has gone through.

A few years ago, the biggest challenge was how to hire and keep a Millennial. Then we saw a huge drop in unemployment which created a shortage of all prospective candidates, which quickly jumped into the pandemic when many radio employees were laid off. … Read More ›

A New Advertising Category Takes Top Spot

Have you noticed the top ad spending category right now? Recruitment! Indeed is a top user of broadcast. As we connect with our many contacts throughout the country, they share that the majority of their on-air ads are for companies trying to hire. Some seasonal companies are struggling to open as they may not have … Read More ›