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Why The Sports Industry Internship Deserves A Penalty Flag

If money and sports go hand in hand, why can’t many of the deserving students and young professionals get a paid internship in the sports industry? If you’ve been living under a rock the past few months, the debate surrounding internship compensation is alive and well, with more fuel being added to the proverbial fire…

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This is How You Get a Job in Sports

There are lots of different ways to get a job in sports. But if you have zero contacts, no experience and you’re literally starting from scratch, there’s one sure-fire way to get your foot in the door and ultimately land your first job in sports. That’s what I’m going to share with you today. No…

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Become the #1 fan of your To Do List

Your To Do List is the size of a soccer field. I know, this can be frustrating. But fear not, my friend. You are not alone; and the solution is waiting for you. In only 2 steps, the frustration and overwhelm will be gone. For good. I can hear you saying, “What?!” Stay with me…

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4 Tips For Any Introvert in the Sports Industry

Being an introvert is often considered a problem or “an area of opportunity for development.” This is not true. I found out that it is just a matter of how you balance situations that take a lot of energy from you, and explore new ways of working. After the live Q&A session with Trevor Turnbull…

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5 In Demand Job Postings In The Sports Industry Today

Job postings in the sports industry include some of the most competitive positions in the nation, but also include some of the most rewarding jobs both personally and financially. A big problem with finding the right job posting in sports is the growth numbers in the sports field are not quite as promising as areas…

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Personal Branding and Marketing Yourself To Employers

Ritz Carlton hotels say “Let us Stay with You.” The Four Seasons boasts, “Fifty Hotels. Twenty-Two Countries.  One Philosophy.”  These brand names and their respective branding statements conjure luxury and high-end customer service. What do your personal branding efforts say about you? Do such marketing terms as reliable and efficient come to mind?  What about,…

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How To Land Your Dream Job In Sports with Laura Brandes – adidas Latin America – Sports Category Manager – Running

One of the many benefit of being a Sports Executives Association member is the access we provide our members to top sports business professionals who are willing to network and help aspiring sports business professionals take their sports career to the next level! Yesterday, we were joined by Laura Brandes, Sports Category Manager – Running…

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3 Tips When Evaluating An Offer To Work Abroad

The sports industry offers thousands of opportunities to work abroad. As an employee you can apply for positions in other countries as well as domestically. In fact, you should be encouraged to do that. The biggest companies usually have websites where you can search for positions all over the world. If you are willing to…

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Mike Rudd Helps People Turn Their Passion Into Careers

Monday through Friday, people are clocking into work from nine to five.  It seems like a never-ending process for most because the passion has either long gone or wasn’t there from the start. When Can I Ketchup And Find My Hotdog Stand is an Ebook by Mike Rudd, a man that knows his hot dogs. More…

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Find A Job In Sports: Breaking Into The Industry

As you know, trying to find a job in sports is a huge challenge. The demand is high. The opportunities are limited. And the competition is fierce. According to Sports Business Journal there are 24,000 college students majoring in Sport Management in the United States. Not to mention those pursuing Sports Law, Sport Medicine and Sports Media. Plus…

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What Harvard Business School Teaches You About Marketing Yourself

Harvard Business School teaches a simple concept. It goes like this: “Identify your unique competence and match it to a larger opportunity.” While intended for Harvard business students, that message transcends the classroom and could serve as a mantra for living a productive life. Today I’m going to show you how to leverage that exact…

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How To Land Your Dream Job In Sports with Jason Belzer, President – GAME, Inc

One of the many benefit of being a Sports Executives Association member is the access we provide our members to top sports business professionals who are willing to network and help aspiring sports business professionals take their sports career to the next level! Yesterday, we were joined by Jason Belzer, President of GAME, Inc. Who…

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