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5 Tips to Get a Job in Sports Management

It takes much more than star athletes to make a sports franchise successful. Behind every win on the field, there’s a team of skilled sports management professionals keeping the organization’s basic operations moving, coordinating game day events, promoting ticket sales, supporting athletes, and filling a wide variety of other critical roles. It’s no surprise that…

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Kathryn Smith becomes a role model for women

My weekends often erupt in loud conversations around the television as my buddies and I argue about sports. Typically the conversations will surround our teams, who got “jobbed,” rooting interests, and who is better among our favorite athletes. One of our recent debates started during the NFC Championship Game. It started with friends on either…

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Rising Stars In Sportsbiz In 2014

We asked you to tell us on Facebook who you thought was destined for greatness in the Business of Sports (Sportsbiz) heading into 2014. The responses we received varied from current students to young professionals currently working in sports. And, even though we know that this is not an exhaustive list, these are some of…

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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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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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How To Land Your Dream Job In Sports with Bill Guertin, CEO – Stadium Gorilla

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 Bill Guertin, CEO – Stadium Gorilla. Who…

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Toss Away the “Could Haves” and “Should Haves” Day

Today is Toss Away the “Could Haves” and “Should Haves” Day, and it’s time that you make 2013 the biggest year of your career. Ways you should be using LinkedIn to build your network and get that dream job in sports! Remember that networking event you went to last month? How many of those contacts…

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#SportJC Hosts Sports Job Twitter Chat

Twitter chats are a huge way to gain followers, meet fellow users with similar interests and most importantly GET INVOLVED. The guys over at Sport Job Chat do a bi-monthly twitter chat with questions directed towards working in the sports industry. Every first and third Mondays of the month, they hold theses chats with the…

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It’s Time to Love Your Sports Career

The other day while surfing the internet I came across a quote from Tommy Lasorda that really resonated with me. “If you love your job, you haven’t worked a day in your life.” This is such a great quote because it is so true and I believe that many, if not all of us, can…

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The Top News In #Sportsbiz – 02.25.13 – 03.04.13

Sports Business Adidas Unveils Wild Designs on New College Basketball Uniforms Adidas shook up the college basketball world on Thursday, unveiling new eye-catching uniforms that will be worn by six teams in postseason play. UCLA, Louisville, Baylor, Kansas, Notre Dame and Cincinnati will wear brightly colored jerseys and shorts with a camouflage pattern. The designs for UCLA,…

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The Top News In #Sportsbiz – 02.11.13 – 02.18.13

Sports Business Goodell’s Compensation Nearly Tripled in 2011 It was revealed this week when the NFL filed the league’s tax return that owners nearly tripled commissioner Roger Goodell’s compensation in 2011, paying him $29.49 million, which likely makes him the highest paid commissioner in sports. While Goodell’s salary paid him $3.12 million in 2011, most…

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