Media Staffing Network Blog
News and opinion from the Media Staffing Network team.
April 28, 2020
By Laurie Kahn
Special to RBR+TVBR
While many of us are unsure what the future holds, one thing is certain. For many Americans, they prefer to work from home.
Many of the positions at a radio station have now proven to be able to work successfully on a remote basis—definitely those in sales, if the right tools, processes, … Read More ›
April 28, 2020
The Spring 2020 edition of the Radio + Television Business Report magazine is officially available via PDF to all subscribers, and in it are the exclusive findings of a survey conducted by RBR+TVBR and Media Staffing Network.
To learn how the 2020 TV Sales Compensation Study was produced, Laurie Kahn, CEO of Media Staffing Network, offered this behind-the-scenes look at how it gathered the … Read More ›
March 25, 2020
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 ›
March 04, 2020
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 ›
February 18, 2020
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 ›