#JobMadness is Here! Which Means You Can Win Big

The NCAA tournament is an opportunity for stars to be born as guys like Keith Smart, Tyus Edney and Ali Farokmanesh all have grabbed the national spotlight in March. But March isn’t just the month for stars on the basketball court, it’s also #JobMadness month at Workinsports.com. The Super Bowl gets the biggest buzz, but […]

Want to Become an NFL General Manager? Here’s Ten Potential Career Paths

In the multi-billion dollar NFL industrial machine the search for talent reaches far and wide. Heard of Tiffin University? NFL scouts and executives have. That’s where they found 2-time Super Bowl Champion wide receiver Nate Washington. New England Patriots Super Bowl hero Malcolm Butler showcased his skills at Division II West Alabama, while Dave Krieg […]

Three Ideas to Make Yourself Memorable in a Job Interview

Being mediocre is the death knell for all job seekers. Mediocre means your are good enough to be considered, but not good enough to be hired. You aren’t the dream hire every employer wants, you’re just a nice alternative should the top candidate turn them down. How do you break from this mold and make […]

The Helping Hand for Women in the Sports Industry

When the subject of gender equality in sports emerges for discussion there is often confusion amongst the millennials in the crowd. For today’s generation, the idea of women not being involved in playing sports seems as foreign as disco, an awkward relic of a distant, unfamiliar, time. Even when Title IX was written into law […]

Six Lesser Known Secrets To Sports Career Success

This article is a guest contribution from radio and TV sportscaster Mel Proctor, who has worked in the sports industry for over 40 years at networks including CBS, NBC, TNT and Fox.  If you’re reading this blog or are a regular Work in Sports reader, you probably want to move up in your current role or […]

How to Leverage Footballs Fastest Growing Market

It’s been an up and down year for the NFL. Actually let me re-phrase, it’s been down. Ratings are down. League decision making is down (in the gutter). Youth participation is down. Not a lot of high notes for the Kings of Sport in 2016. But there is one sliver of growth the league can hold […]

Unique Strategies For Using Social Media in Sports Marketing

Social media has paved the way for businesses, media outlets, and a host of other organizations to have direct conversations with their customers, allowing for a truly unparalleled level of audience engagement. Sports franchises and clubs have also found ways to leverage this incredible new marketing tool, working to realize the dream of any sports […]

Are Millennials Losing Interest in the NFL?

This article and infographic is a guest contribution of writer Tami Cruz The NFL was once a giant in the eyes of most Americans, but that is slowly changing. A new generation is set to take over the United States – Millennials – and they are not nearly as interested in American football as their […]

Sustainability in Sports Means More Than You Think

There are certain terms in the English language that find themselves suddenly slammed into everyday lexicon, destined to take hold for a moment in time, then eventually peter out and lose impact. Words like narrative, optics and metrics somehow end up on heavy conversational rotation. These once juicy constructs become so overused they are now […]

Sports Analytics Have Changed the Game For Good

Baseball has always been a sport guided by instincts and crotchety old men observing and opining from the bleachers…until it wasn’t. Hockey, a free-flowing sport with seemingly endless movement, has always been known for brilliant bursts of speed and talent, until another, more meaningful data point emerged convincing teams to reroute their game philosophy. The list goes […]

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