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 […]

Seven Tips to Prepare for the January Sports Job Push

Right after ‘the most wonderful time of the year’ has concluded, we head directly into my favorite season of the year – job search season. Many job seekers take the months of November and December off, enjoying their eggnog induced malaise and basking in the spirit of holiday shopping. For others, the New Year provides […]

The Art of the Informational Interview

Imagine for a moment that your interests lie in sports marketing. Since day one of your undergraduate career, you have been set on working within that niche of the sports world. Maybe with a team or even a big brand. Gatorade would be nice, right? The problem is, at 19-years-old, you have no earthly idea […]

Sports Jobs Q&A: How To Use LinkedIn to Help Your Sports Career

As some of our regular readers have pointed out, I’ve had a bit of a tone to my writing and career advice columns lately. I have to admit it’s been intentional. My true personality is more supportive, patient and understanding – but sometimes that gets old and people turn a deaf ear to you. As […]

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