Media Staffing Network Blog

News and opinion from the Media Staffing Network team.

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 ›

Reading A Candidate: Will They Fit Your Team?

Hiring can be a complex process. You need to hire someone you want to stick around, who can be productive, and who will fit in with the team. Often, we get caught up in reading the prospect on incorrect attributes and being swayed to hire the wrong person.

To hire for the long-term, there are various … Read More ›

ARE YOU A MULTI-TASKER?

We are starting to see more jobs open up as the economy improves. One thing that came out in the past year is that employers need to hire people who are good at “multi-tasking”. As companies were forced to lay-off employees, those who remain often found themselves doing more than their traditional duties.

To remain an integral … Read More ›

What Do People Say About Your Company?

Do you think you run a great department? Reputation is crucial in attracting and retaining the people you need to achieve success. If you aren’t sure, and even if you are, I suggest you do three things.

First, check out Glassdoor.com to see who is saying what about you. Job seekers rely heavily on … Read More ›

Compensation, What Are Stations Doing?

(By Laurie Kahn) Here’s the question – What are small-market stations doing differently to compensate sellers? All of the stations in our market are using old techniques and I would like some ideas.

Good for you for asking this great question. I can tell you wholeheartedly that if you are starting people with 90 or 120 day guaranteed … Read More ›