Media Staffing Network Blog

News and opinion from the Media Staffing Network team.

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 ›

Do You Know What an Elevator Speech Is?

Do you know what an elevator speech is? It is a method most people use in interviews and in social gatherings to introduce yourself where you talk about your skills and abilities around your profession. It is your personal positioning statement. Not everyone is great at doing this as they don’t like talking about themselves … Read More ›

Creating A Professional Social Profile

In today’s world, most people are just one click away from being found. Do you know what people would see if they tried to find you? If not, now is the time to learn! Google is the most popular search engine around. About 90.4%* of users worldwide use Google to find what they need. I can assure … Read More ›

Tips to Help You Start Your New Job

No matter who you are or what background you have, one thing has happened to us all in our lives, and that is we have at one time or another been the new person. It could be at school, church, on a sports team, or at work. Being new can be hard for some, so … Read More ›

Lose The Funky Resumes!

With automation tools trying to help the job seeker, they often don’t help as much as they hinder.

As a recruiter who captures resumes for current and future opportunities, we invest in applicant tracking systems. If a job seeker wants to be considered for jobs, it is imperative to be accepted into a recruiters system. However, … Read More ›