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 […]

Sports Jobs Q&A: The Best Way to Start an On-Camera Career

The most visible figures in the sports industry, outside of the athletes themselves, are the anchors and reporters that fill up our screen. We invite them into our home, laugh at their jokes and respect their sports opinion – it’s no wonder so many strive to be them. Some of the most common questions we […]

Choosing the Right School for Sports Careers

If you are interested in pursuing a sports career, you are in luck because more and more colleges and universities are teaching sports specific classes and majors suited for the sports industry. But success is not necessarily tied to where you go to school, as WorkinSports.com Director of Content Brian Clapp explains in this short […]

Video: How To Stand Out From The Crowd For Sports Jobs

Don’t kid yourself, sports jobs are highly competitive. In the past, WorkinSports.com has been asked to help sports employers like ESPN with some of their recruiting efforts and it’s amazing the amount of responses they get for every opening. Do you want to be the person getting the competitive sports jobs, or just the person filling […]

53% of Jobs in the Sports Industry Require This Skill

As I begin composing this article there are 5,939 sports jobs currently listed on our job board. Guess how many have the word “sales” in them? (more on that in a minute) Say the word “sales” and the first thing that comes to mind for many is being aggressively approached by someone in an ill-fitting […]

Sports Jobs Q & A: What to Expect on a Sports Job Interview

My first job interview after college came completely out of the blue. I had sent out countless resumes, and since I was supremely confident a new job was right around the corner I remained living in my college rental house (or dump as I remember it)…why move home if I was about to move on? […]

The Harsh Advice You Need to Hear About Working in Sports

The goal of our WorkinSports blog is to help our audience any way we can – sometimes that requires us to give you a bit of a wake-up call. This video is one of those times. WIS Most jobs are not for sports fans.MTS Video Transcript: “The Harsh Advice You Need to Hear About Working […]

How to Use Sports Twitter Chats To Increase Your Network and Knowledge

This article is a guest post from Rich Campbell, Sports Marketing Professor at Sonoma State University follow him on Twitter:@SprtsMktgProf In Part 1 of this post,  I offered some suggestions on how to go from “following” someone on Twitter to being noticed and ultimately developing a relationship with that person via Twitter.  This post will […]

Breaking into Sports by Breaking the Mold

Garages, dorm rooms, parents’ basements: the humble birthplaces of some of our greatest innovations are almost as iconic as the products and companies themselves. We spend so much time talking about Facebook in terms of billions – members and market value – that it’s easy to forget that less than a decade ago its operations […]

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