Maybe Thinking Big Isn’t Right For Your Sports Career

Listen to enough career advice speakers and you’ll hear a similar refrain – something along the lines of think big. To be truly successful you are supposed to have massive dreams, overwhelming thoughts of grandeur and visualize great importance in your future. Even the magnets you stick on your refrigerator remind you to “aim for […]

Skyrocket Your Interview Success by Caring About Your Appearance

It might be hard for us to accept, but we all make split-second decisions about the people we meet based upon their appearance. It’s in our DNA for us to quickly identify if that person seems like a threat, what kind of personality they have and if they are part of our tribe. This ancient […]

Golf, Technology, and Your Next Job

Ever since the 15th Century when the first Scottish guy hit the first ball with the first club, the game of golf has benefited from technological innovation. Early golf balls were rudimentary at best, either carved from wood or made by stuffing a leather pouch with feathers and cow hair. By the 1800s, if you […]

How to Stand Out in a Sea of Bland Job Seekers

This is the start of a very awkward conversation, but you probably guessed that from the headline. I’ve begun this article 100’s of times and yet I always chicken out publishing it because, well, it’s brutally honest and most people don’t appreciate that. I originally titled it “How to Be Smart in a Sea of […]

How to Leverage Social Media Recruiting in Your Job Search

As a job seeker you probably grow frustrated with the current flood of information out there about historically low unemployment rates. It’s almost as if the world is rubbing it in your face, saying everyone else has jobs…what’s wrong with you? Don’t let it get you down. Instead, focus on what you can do to […]

How Volunteering Can Lead to a Job in the Sports Industry

Volunteering can have personal benefits, such as boosting your self-esteem and providing a positive vibe about making the world a better place. But it can also help you set yourself apart from other applicants in the sports industry. Volunteering will help you gain new skills and make new contacts in your desired field. To get […]

Approaching Sports Internships from an Employers Perspective

If a college education was a car, internships would be the keys – because you aren’t getting anywhere without them. So much time is spent extolling the virtues of sports internships, but we so often approach the subject only from the perspective of the student and rarely from the perspective of the employer. Maybe we […]

Five Traits Both Managers and Coaches Want on Their Team

We can all understand the connection between the world of sports and successful living. In the athletic world there are superstars, heroes, trainers, coaches, big organizations, little clubs, and many dedicated people working behind the scenes. The same is true for pursuing education, finding a career, and living life in general. The traits managers look […]

Long Drives: What Golf Can Teach You About Your Career

Do you wish that you felt as passionate about your job as you did about the game of golf? While you may already daydream about golfing while you are supposed to be putting together that report for your boss, you may be onto something. Many of the principles that you apply to improving your golf […]

Rebranding Yourself to Switch Into a Career in Sports

Finding a new job is a daunting task, but switching careers entirely to pursue something sports-related is even more intimidating. You may have worked in another field for years or even decades, earning experience in that particular field along the way, but now you’re ready to switch things up. However, you worry about whether a […]

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