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 […]

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 […]

Sports Jobs in Focus: What the Heck is a Production Coordinator?

You know you want to work in sports, but you really don’t know what sports career you should aim for. That’s where our new “Sports Jobs in Focus” videos will help, every week we’re going to introduce you to a position in the sports industry, do a deep dive into the role and responsibilities and […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Skills Needed for Sports Marketing Jobs

With the increased reliance on social media as a primary form of communication, there is an old school skill that is being lost amongst many of today’s job applicants – the ability to write clearly and with purpose. Writing sounds boring in a world of quick-witted retorts and anecdotes, compressed into 140 characters or broken […]

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