Media Staffing Network Blog

News and opinion from the Media Staffing Network team.

How You Treat Your Employees Counts

With a new decade upon us, it’s a good time to reflect on how you, as an owner or manager, treat those who work for you.

With unemployment low and competition to hire fierce, and challenges in attracting Millennial and Gen Z workers, culture is a major area that needs consideration. The younger generations are interested … Read More ›

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 ›

Media Staffing Perspective From 26-Year Veteran Laurie Kahn

Laurie Kahn has been helping media companies hire full-time employees since she founded Media Staffing Network in 1993. Given her broad and lengthy experience, I wanted to talk to her about the state of TV recruitment, how it has changed over the years and what advice she could offer to those TV companies that … 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 ›

It’s Budget Time, Don’t Forget to Include Talent Acquisition

With unemployment at the lowest it has been in 50 years, finding qualified employees is getting more challenging. Companies must become more proactive to win in the war for talented hires. It is crucial to be more proactive not only to attract great people but to hire and retain them too! 

Just as companies invest in … Read More ›