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Five Obtainable High Paying Sports Jobs

Most people’s primary reason for wanting to get involved in the sports industry is passion (an adjective that Kristi Dosh says is the most overused cover letters and resumes) and of course money. If you want to make a substantial amount of money doing a job you love take a look at the following list of these…

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Dream Job in Sports

Landing Your Dream Job in Sports Comes Down to the “Power of You!”

We talk about landing that Dream Job in Sports a lot don’t we?! Here at SportsNetworker we are trying to help you land that dream job. After all, cashing in on a passion and being involved in an industry that you love will enable you to so much more excited about your career than just…

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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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Top NFL Sports Agencies (Post-2013 NFL Draft)

Creative Artists Agency (CAA) Main agent(s): Tom Condon, Ben Dogra, Jimmy Sexton Many consider CAA to not only be the best NFL sports agency, but the best agency regardless of sport. Similar to how many NCAA conferences are joining together to form super-conferences, CAA is essentially a “super-agency.” Tom Condon may in fact be considered…

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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. If you’re looking to get involved or meeting business professionals who can help you…

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7 Basic Skills Needed to Work in Sports Writing

Sports writers come from all walks of life. Young and old… new and experienced. Readers often find articles or blogs written by journalists, industry professionals, bloggers, fans and anyone else that may have an interest in a particular sports topic. For an aspiring sports writer who wishes to succeed and become credible as a sports…

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Top 10 Most Inspirational Women in Sports

In 1999, Cameron Diaz played the role of Christina Pagniacci in Any Given Sunday, a dramatic film that dug into the depths of the dark side of professional football.  In arguably one of her most prolific roles ever, the actress played the role of the only daughter and heir to the recently deceased owner of…

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ESPN’s John Skipper Headlines Sports Business Daily’s List of 50 Most Influential People in Sports

Sports Business Daily released its anual list of the 50 Most Influential People in Sports. Topping that list, after moving from No. 3 in 2011, is ESPN President John Skipper. Following Skipper is NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, MLB Commissioner Bud Selig and NBA Commissioner David Stern. 2011’s No. 1, CEO and President of NBCUniversal, did not crack 2012’s…

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How to Avoid the “Dead-End” Sports Job Search Strategy

If you’ve read any of my posts on Sports Networker, then you know I’m a big believer in having a strategic plan to land your first job in sports. However, many aspiring sports executives are using a dead-end strategy. I call it the black hole of job-searching. This is the place where resumes and cover…

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The Best Game Plan for Breaking Into Sports

The other day someone told me, “You can’t teach people how to break into sports.” And went on to say, “The idea of following a step-by-step plan to land a job in sports is ridiculous.” Well, a better definition of “ridiculous” is this: Spend thousands of dollars on a college degree, let’s say Sport Management, and…

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The Social Development of Athletes – Part I

Don’t You Know Who I Am? It seems that we constantly hear complaints about the lack of accountability or lack of maturity of professional athletes, from both society and fans alike.  They say that athletes have overly inflated egos. They claim that athletes can get away with anything.  They state that athletes make too much…

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The #SportsBiz Toolkit – 5 Must-Haves

I’ve had many different experiences working in the sports industry, whether it be as (1) a baseball agent, (2) an event coordinator, or (3) a writer for SportsNetworker.com, and I’ve realized that there are certain “must-haves” for any sports business professional. You need to be prepared for the #SportsBiz in what to carry with you….

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