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Life After “Extinction Alert” Article…What now?

So, where do we go from here, legacy broadcast television? I recently published an article titled “Extinction Alert? – Recruiting Into Local Television Today. Is “The Great Resignation” Real?” If you missed it, please find it here …And also consider checking out the follow-up piece anonymously listing comments received from the article at the Carver …

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Op-ed: SHOULD I STAY OR SHOULD I GO? Why You Should Stay in Local News: -By Jennifer Hardy

Note from Ty Carver: Before you dive into a great article written by a long-time News Director, Jennifer Hardy, I just wanted to thank everyone for the outpouring of support from a recent article I published outlining many of the challenges of recruiting within our local television industry today. I can humbly say I have …

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Overwhelming Reaction From Article “Extinction Alert? – Recruiting into Local Television Today. Is “The Great Resignation” Real?”

I am humbled by how many media industry professionals read, shared, discussed, and commented on Carver Talent’s recent Op-ed article discussing the state of local television recruiting today. And I think it is also important to share some of these comments. Sour grapes? Real emotion? Frustration? Yep. And 100% supportive of the intent of the …

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Extinction Alert? – Recruiting Into Local Television Today. Is “The Great Resignation” Real?

A television station Executive Producer candidate literally started to cry during a recent phone interview to discuss local news management opportunities. Yes, really. Perhaps for the first time during my decades-long career, I made a candidate cry. A diverse, very intelligent, and extremely good at what she does up-and-coming candidate at that. Perhaps some of …

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CARVER TALENT HOT JOBS 8/20/21 EDITION:

Carver Talent is partnered with amazing broadcast groups and media industry clients who are actively recruiting for the following positions. For confidential consideration or just to get on our radar to discuss your career goals and your next perfect opportunity, please send an updated resume to radu@carvertalent.com. Managing Editor – Digital Content, top 20 market, …

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Mandatory Vaccinations as a Condition of Employment: Agree or Disagree?

We are living in interesting times within the media industry and beyond. And we are collectively feeling our way through a global pandemic in real time while dealing with a very fluid situation. The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) just announced they are moving ahead with their October convention in Las Vegas but will require …

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Carver Talent HOT JOBS OF THE WEEK – August 11th Edition

Carver Talent has the following openings with great media industry clients. For confidential consideration, please email an updated resume to radu@carvertalent.com or ty@carvertalent.com. News Director, Midwestern TV station, $80K – $85K. Executive Producers and Asst. News Directors apply! Executive Producer, top 10 market TV station, morning shift, $90K – $95K. Great station and a great …

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I Signed a Non-Compete and Want to Leave My Current Job…Now What?

Remember day one with your exciting new job opportunity? Yeah, that job. The one where you applied online, jumped through several hoops/interviews in order to seal the deal to several strangers that you were the perfect match against their technical/behavioral job competencies, perhaps negotiated for your pittance, and perhaps passed pre-employment screening/background check/etc. And you …

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Have We Lost the “Human” In Human Resources and Recruiting?

Perhaps we have all been in this situation: You are a job applicant. You take time out of your busy day/life to update your resume. Review the job boards/LinkedIn/websites/companies/etc. You navigate an often cumbersome company applicant tracking system (ATS). You apply to a position of interest. You receive an automated email response from the ATS …

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Carver Talent HOT JOBS OF THE WEEK

General Sales Manager, Midwestern market television station. $110K base and $150K all-in at goal potential. Local Sales Managers looking for their first GSM opportunity are urged to apply! Director of Sales, 2 openings, West Coast radio group. $75K – $100K+ base comp range plus commission. Local Sales Manager, Midwestern market television station. Creative Services Director, …

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