Media Staffing Network Blog

News and opinion from the Media Staffing Network team.

Setting Expectations For New Sales Hires

 

You have recently been treated to some great insights from local managers on how to find the right salesperson. Lots of great advice and examples were shared. I am here to tell you, that this is the number one challenge we hear from station owners and managers, across all market sizes and in all different … Read More ›

Do You Spend Enough Time Scouting Talent?

With January almost done, you had better have a solid talent acquisition plan in place. I find it interesting that when I attend conferences or host webinars, the number one issue radio operators share is finding good, talented salespeople. This is a serious issue that won’t go away; as more Boomers start to retire, more … Read More ›

Getting Your Ideal Candidate May Cost More Than You Think

What you paid last year is probably not going to be what it will cost you today or tomorrow. There is a big war for qualified talent going on and to get what you want, you will pay more. We often get calls from Human Resources or Market Managers wanting to hire a new sales … Read More ›

Off Hours Business Etiquette

We are living in a world of instant gratification. We are inundated with email, texts, instant messaging, Instagram, and numerous other communication platforms. For many, work is a 24/7 lifestyle and for others, it is M-F 8-5. What is right?

There is no right answer. But there are boundaries that can be set. When accepting the … Read More ›

Don’t be so Quick to Eliminate Senior Job Seekers

Unemployment is at an all-time low. People aren’t aging as they have in the past, they are active, smart and still hungry. They have many skills that younger workers need to learn and have the drive and interest to learn from younger workers. Mature sellers often have years of contacts and they usually have strong … Read More ›