Media Staffing Network Blog

News and opinion from the Media Staffing Network team.

How to Attract the Younger Generations

A question that arose from our recent Rising Above session was how to entice young people into our business. That has been a burning topic the entire time I have owned this business – since 1993!

Traditionally as an entertainment business, we didn’t need to use much muscle to hire sellers. There was a … Read More ›

Employers React to Those Who Want to Work from Home

According to a recent LinkedIn/NBC report, employers are strongly encouraging workers to come back to the office and are offering some interesting incentives to get them back. Some of the top requested perks include:

Caregiving assistance:  not just for childcare but also help for those who care for other family members.

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Stop using SALES in promoting your open jobs!

Younger generations don’t fully understand what a media seller does. They imagine sitting at a phone making a hundred cold calls a day which is what they are not interested in doing. The younger generations need to be sold on how they can grow while working for you. 

In your job postings, share what this position … Read More ›

How does your team measure up in understanding and embracing diversity and inclusion?

With business coming back strong, many companies need to re-hire to build their staffs up. Hopefully, you used the downtime over the past year to review and update your policies. Not only do they need to address remote work rules, but also how you are going to handle the office when they start coming in … 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 ›