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5 tips for creating a great resume

By Jason Stein - VP, recruiting & development at sports business solutions

The questions surrounding the “do’s” and “don’ts” of the resume is often times objective. Always be mindful of the person you're asking for guidance, and its important to remember that no matter...

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Industry advice for getting more sports sales referrals

By Bob Hamer - President & FOunder of Sports Business Solutions and Founder of the clubhouse

When I’m conducting sales training or talking to sales professionals, I’m often asked how to get more referrals. The reason I’m asked is because salespeople know that referrals are one of the most...

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What it's like to work at ESPN and tips for job seekers

By billy haubrich - associate director of advertising & marketing at espn

Billy Haubrich is the Associate Director of Advertising and Marketing Intelligence at ESPN in their New York City office. In his “spare time”, Billy also runs the internship program at ESPN. We sat...

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A note to my younger self - how do I break into sports?

By Joel albers - director, Global sports, entertainment & brand sales - Calreply

Hey pal - sent your resume to the NFL, NBA, MLB, and ESPN and didn't get a response? I know, it's a bummer. You did all the right things - had great internships, refined the resume, Googled 'best cover...

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Advice sports industry pro's are most thankful for

By Bob Hamer - President & FOunder of Sports Business Solutions and Founder of the clubhouse

During the Thanksgiving season it's always good for us to take a step back and think about all the things we're thankful for (beyond the turkey, stuffing, and pie, mmmmm). For many of us, it's friends...

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**Press Release - Sports Business Solutions launches theClubhouse**

By Bob Hamer - President & FOunder of Sports Business Solutions and Founder of the clubhouse

PHOENIX, AZ -- Sports Business Solutions and company president Bob Hamer are proud to announce the launch of their new virtual platform, theClubhouse. The first of its kind, theClubhouse will be a website...

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Go for launch! Welcome to theClubhouse

By Bob Hamer - President & FOunder of Sports Business Solutions and Founder of the clubhouse

First, let me acknowledge, this will be my first blog in nearly three months and I’ve missed you all! It’s good to be writing again. I’ve been away for a few reasons: First (and most importantly),...

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The formula for getting a job in sports

By MICHELLE CARLSON, FORMER HR RECRUITER AT OILERS SPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT GROUP

Almost everyone will look in the mirror one day and realize that they don’t have the skillset to play hockey beside Connor McDavid, pitch for the Dodgers, or play power forward for the Lakers. It’s...

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