Media Staffing Network Blog

News and opinion from the Media Staffing Network team.

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 ›

How to Stand Out In The Race For A New Job

Let’s face it, last year was brutal. Many of our peers were laid off, let go, or were forced to take significant pay cuts. We went from an ‘employee’ driven market place to once again an ‘employer’ market. Many of these resulted from no fault at all besides a crazy pandemic. Often people who had … Read More ›

Talking To Prospective Prospects

Recently we participated in the Rising Above Summit that many of the state broadcasting associations sponsored for their members. The good news is that from the many attendees, it appears that hiring is on the mind of many managers so we thought it would be wise to share some of their questions and how we responded. … Read More ›