Media Staffing Network Blog

News and opinion from the Media Staffing Network team.

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 ›

MSI, MSN Forge Strategic Partnership

The Media Sales Institute (MSI) has entered into a strategic alliance with Media Staffing Network (MSN). The arrangement brings MSN’s media recruiter’s expertise to the MSI curriculum at the 2021 NABOB MSI.

The event is scheduled for October 25-November 24, at the Atlanta University Center (AUC) and hosted by Morehouse College.

“This new partnership will allow our … Read More ›

Hiring and Retaining Younger Generations

We get a lot of questions on how to attract, motivate and retain younger generations. We hear a lot from employers who think that ‘younger generations need to get with it’. If that is your attitude and how you approach hiring and onboarding of your new hires, you may fail miserably.

The younger generations are here … Read More ›

Reading A Candidate: Will They Fit Your Team?

Hiring can be a complex process. You need to hire someone you want to stick around, who can be productive, and who will fit in with the team. Often, we get caught up in reading the prospect on incorrect attributes and being swayed to hire the wrong person.

To hire for the long-term, there are various … Read More ›