Job Interview Tips for Sports Careers: Three Things You Should Expect

You’ve nailed your resume. Mastered the techniques of job searching. Studied and prepared for the most likely interview questions. And now you wait. You wait for the phone to ring and the voice on the other side to be more than just pleasant, you want it to invite you in. You long for someone to […]

Sports Jobs Q&A – Starting a Career in Research and Analytics

We’ve made it a priority to respond to each and every one of your questions about sports careers – whether it’s through our LinkedIn group, comments on the blog, emails into our customer support, Twitter…any way you send, we’ll receive and respond. We spend so much time responding to individuals that we thought, why not […]

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 […]

Soft Skills for Sports Jobs

Hard skills are the broken record we keep playing over and over. Learn to use software or do specific things that companies need and you’ll have a much better chance at being hired for sports jobs. It’s a simple concept, and that is what makes it so easy to achieve if you are focused and […]

Sports Jobs Q&A – What to do When There Isn’t Time to Intern

Sports internships are one of the most enjoyable things for me to write about, primarily because I  believe they are the foundation for every successful sports career. In this weeks Sports Job Q&A we have a question from Taishanna who is having trouble finding time to intern and is looking for alternative suggestions, and another […]

Entry Level Sports Jobs with Real Growth Potential

Just because you can name all the mascots of the Sun Belt conference (Quick: What is North Texas’ mascot?) doesn’t mean you are destined for a successful career in sports. But who can blame you for wanting a sports job? It’s far superior to working in a cube for some nondescript business, plus there is […]

How to Think Positively About Sports Job Rejections

This article is a guest post from online editor Alison Myers When checking your e-mail one day, you see a message about a sports job that you really want. It could be an automated notification from a job board or directly from the hiring manager, but you just know you have to open it right away. […]

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 […]

How to Turn Your Dead End Job into a Sports Career

Everyone needs to work. To survive, and hopefully thrive, we work, we earn, we spend and we enjoy. This isn’t just the American way, it’s the human condition, and there is nothing wrong with it. Unless you are working somewhere you can’t stand to be. Most people dream of a special career that they love, […]

The Most Important Skills for Sports Social Media Jobs

We recently conducted some detailed research indicating social media was the fastest growing of all the various sectors of the sports industry. We broke down the skills necessary to get hired, how to get them, where to find the top jobs…it’s a pretty solid read (and worthy of sharing through your favorite social medium..wink wink). […]

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