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 […]

4K, VR and Drones: The Evolution of Sports Broadcasting

It seems so long ago when the only way to check football scores or the US Open golf leaderboard was by flicking to the sports pages in a newspaper. These days, it seems you can watch or listen to every putt, point or pitch from sports around the world, thanks to the evolution of sports […]

7 Essential Tips for Anyone Pursuing a Career in Sports Photography

There are different types of photography, each requiring a different mastery of technique, skills and equipment. For example, taking photos of products, or photos of animals, requires a much different approach as compared to being a photographer at live action sports events. If you have a passion for sports and photography there could be no […]

Celebrating International Women’s Day and the Evolution of Women’s Sports

Opportunities for women to participate in sports were scarce for centuries and the evolution of women’s sports was slow to develop. Title IX was enacted in 1972 and became the first stepping stone for women to have equal education and athletic rights. But there are still huge discrepancies. March 8th is International Women’s Day and […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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