Media Staffing Network Blog

News and opinion from the Media Staffing Network team.

What Do People Say About Your Company?

Do you think you run a great department? Reputation is crucial in attracting and retaining the people you need to achieve success. If you aren’t sure, and even if you are, I suggest you do three things.

First, check out Glassdoor.com to see who is saying what about you. Job seekers rely heavily on … Read More ›

Compensation, What Are Stations Doing?

(By Laurie Kahn) Here’s the question – What are small-market stations doing differently to compensate sellers? All of the stations in our market are using old techniques and I would like some ideas.

Good for you for asking this great question. I can tell you wholeheartedly that if you are starting people with 90 or 120 day guaranteed … Read More ›

Talking To Prospective Prospects

Recently we participated in the Rising Above Summit that many of the state broadcasting associations sponsored for their members. The good news is that from the many attendees, it appears that hiring is on the mind of many managers so we thought it would be wise to share some of their questions and how we responded. … Read More ›

Lessons Learned From 2020

It’s a new year! We are all hopeful for a return to our new normal. At Media Staffing Network, we are feeling confident that media hiring will increase in 2021 creating new opportunities in many categories. Companies that needed to downsize are slowly ramping up and revisiting various positions to fill. There will be new positions … Read More ›

Looking Towards the Future

 

Written by Laurie Kahn

As we soon say ‘good-bye’ to 2020, many of us still struggle to build and retain the people we need to achieve our budgets and goals. While this was a major issue during low unemployment, even with so many now unemployed, it can remain a struggle.

For continual success, just as we have … Read More ›