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 ›

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 ›

Considering Older Workers For Your Team

Are a high percentage of your sellers Boomers? If so, many may be looking to retire soon. Statistics show that 10,000 Boomers turn 65 every day until 2029. For many staffs this is going to mean that a complete turnover is necessary, which is extremely hard to do with the low unemployment that many industries … Read More ›

How You Treat Your Employees Counts

With a new decade upon us, it’s a good time to reflect on how you, as an owner or manager, treat those who work for you.

With unemployment low and competition to hire fierce, and challenges in attracting Millennial and Gen Z workers, culture is a major area that needs consideration. The younger generations are interested … Read More ›