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So you want to work in sports?
By Preston McClellan - Director, Player Content at THE PGA TOUR
“Man, your job must be so cool.” I’d be a rich man if I had $10 for every time someone has said that to me in the last six years. And, they’re right. My job is cool. Objectively. But, what most...
11 tips to landing your ideal job in sports
By JASON HENDRIX - CHIEF OF STAFF: COLLEGE ATHLETICS & HIGHER ED AT JAMES MOORE & CO.
The daily grind of job searching can be pretty overwhelming. What if you could avoid some stress and have the opportunity to land that next position without the hassle? Everything has a starting point,...
4 ways to ensure you ace your sports industry job interview
By Sean Cary - Sr. DirECTOR, Professional Tennis Strategy, Officiating and Pro Circuit at the United States Tennis Association (USTA)
I’m someone who has interviewed many recently graduated College or University students eager for their first opportunity in the sports industry. These are a group of applicants who can bring enthusiasm...
So you want to work in sports?! Here's how you can
By Stuart Sokoloff - Account Executive, Group Service at The Phoenix Suns
This article was originally written and posted on LinkedIn by Stuart Sokoloff on June 8, 2020. Sixteen sports internships. Fourteen co-curricular clubs. Vice President of the class. Vice President for...
8 keys to acing your video interview
By jason stein - vice president, recruiting & development at sports business solutions
While many organizations have put a freeze on hiring, a lot of businesses are still conducting interviews for openings that have been put on hold. The timeline of when a hire can be made may be unclear,...
3 tips to ace your sports sales interview
By david neumann - inside sales manager, angels baseball
It took me about 40 applications before I got my first interview in pro sports. Following an exciting callback from the Diamondbacks, I made the seven-hour drive from LA to Phoenix to interview for an...
Authentic Confidence: How to handle your sports business interview
By michelle tolbert, HR Project Manager at Legends
Congratulations! If you are reading this, then you have hopefully got past the hardest part, getting an invite to interview. Here are some quick tips and best practices on how to stand out during a phone...