One of the most common things that we hear form our clients has to do finding quality talent to fill roles at the station level. Of course, the reasons why vary from station to station, but what is the same is that they need help with their recruitment efforts. Not to name names, but let's face it, we've all had unsuccessful hires from non-media based recruitment companies (it's frustrating as heck).
Luckily a few months ago we came across a solution that can help you find and hire top talent in your area. The program is called the 0 to 3 Talent Bank, offered by the folks from Media Staffing Network.
It is not often that we make B2B recommendations (ok, maybe never) but in light of today’s hiring challenges we felt that you would find this of interest. If you are not familiar with Media Staffing Network (MSN), you should be! Not only are they good people, they are a full search and recruitment training firm that is dedicated to working with those in media. The company, founded in 1993, has worked in placing thousands of applicants into a variety of roles in media and specializes in placing qualified candidates in sales (I saw your eyes light up), management, finance, HR, and marketing.
In any case, back on topic... The 0 to 3 Talent Bank program is designed to help those stations who are seeking to find entry level candidates. Specifically, what makes this program unique is that they review each applicant personally so all are pre-qualified and probed about relocation, job desires, as well as how soon they could start if the right job became available.
When a station is interested in hiring all they need to do is contact Media Staffing Network and the team of professional recruiters will submit the opportunity to the qualified candidates. Those who wish to move forward will be sent to the client to review and interview. So what's the catch? Honestly, not much. There's minimal service charge if and only if a candidate is hired. Otherwise, it's completely free to look (yes, free).
Positions that are included in the talent bank include:
- Business Development
- Engineering / IT
- Audio / Visual Production
- Marketing / Social Media
If you are interested in this program please reach out to the folks from Media Staffing Network directly for them to fill in the gaps. Otherwise, for courses related to recruitment, log into your p1learning.com account and watch courses such as Interviewing Tips and Techniques, Why Hiring Needs to Change and more.
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