Media Staffing Network Blog

News and opinion from the Media Staffing Network team.

Soft Skills In The Spotlight

In today’s hiring climate, there will always be someone better educated and with a more impressive work history and experience.  On paper, they look like just the right person for the job.  How do you position yourself to stand out?

Hiring managers today are looking at soft skills as a deciding factor in whether … Read More ›

Just Graduated?

Are you a new grad?  Geared up and ready to face the work world?  Or are you just trying to have one more summer of freedom?  Either way, there are a few things you can do to help progress that first “real world” job search!

First, update your college resume.  Now is the time … Read More ›

Summer Hiring

It’s finally summer!  Everyone seems to be taking a break for a little rest and relaxation.  But does your hiring agenda need to suffer just because it’s vacation season?  We don’t think so.  Here are a couple of quick tips to beat the summer hiring slump.

Making the summer fun for your … Read More ›

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 ›

How prepared are you to interview a company?

Most turnover occurs because either the company or the applicant didn’t do enough homework before the hire. In the applicant or job seeker case, it is often when the ‘dream job’ has opened up and before doing due diligence, you get excited and jump on it. 

An interview is a two-way street. You need to know … Read More ›