Getting Noticed in an Applicant Tracking System World

The interview process over the years has become less and less personal. Entry level job seekers submit resumes destined to be skimmed and analyzed by a computer, whose only goal is to classify how you stack up to the others in the pile. If you are lucky, and get past Phase One, maybe you’ll get […]

Launching a Career in Sports: Advice from the Sloan Sports Analytics Conference

This article is a guest post from Rich Campbell, Sports Marketing Professor at Sonoma State University who recently attended the Sloan Sports Analytics Conference. At the recent MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference, the first panel on Saturday morning was entitled “Getting in the Game: Launching a Career in Sports”.  Since this site caters to just […]

How to Excel in Sports Video Editing

This is a guest article written by Zacary Spencer of Video editing is both easy and tricky. This goes for any subject, since every video ever shot and edited has purpose. The editing process reflects this purpose as it should. The venue of Sports is a particularly fun one in which to create videos. Passion and […]

What it’s Like Working for a Sports Marketing Agency

The moment isn’t always identifiable or predictable, but everyone has a juncture in life when something big could happen. What would you do in that moment? Would you pounce and seize it, or would you wonder and calculate? For Ashley Allison, client service representative at sports marketing agency Old Hat Creative, the moment came while […]

The Seven Deadly Sins of Sports Internships

If you are going to get hired in the sports industry the first step is interning…and so is the second step and the third. Think of it this way, if you were in charge of hiring someone for an entry level position with a NFL team, would you rather hire the person that: A: Had […]

How to Join the Fastest Growing Segment of the Sports Industry

It’s fair to say, nine years after the fact, that USA Track and Field was a trend-setter. Way back in 2004 USATF was the very first business or organization to post a job related to social media on Work in Sports. OK, technically it was a ‘Website and Social Media Intern’, but these forward thinkers […]