Media Staffing Network Blog

News and opinion from the Media Staffing Network team.

Tips On How To Handle A Call From A Recruiter

Last month we promised you tips on how to handle a call from a recruiter. 

First of all, know that a recruiter could be inside a specific company and only knows of their opportunities. Usually, larger companies have the funds to employ their own internal team of recruiters. Or, they could be with an independent firm … 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 ›

You’ve Been Let Go Unexpectedly. Now What?

It happens more than we like to hear but it is becoming more of a way of life for many. So, what can you do if you find yourself packing your things into a cardboard box?

It did happen to me, 27 years ago, so I’m speaking from experience. Sometimes a layoff can be a blessing, … Read More ›

You’ve Been Chosen! Now What!?!

Congratulations! You just landed the job you have been interviewing for over the past several weeks. Now, what!?! Some people take it easy until the start date, while others prepare for the next step in their career path. We recommend a little of both as it will set you up for success.

Here are a few … Read More ›

Do people really hire during the holidays?

 

One of the biggest misnomers during the holiday season is that companies are not hiring. That cannot be further from the truth! While it is true that some companies typically slow their recruiting efforts down during this time of year, it doesn’t mean that all of them do. We are living in a different time. Unlike … Read More ›