How to Get a Dream Career in Sports

Career Alley

Discover Career Opportunities Careers in Sportsvery few people actually go on to become professional athletes. This piece of research from the NCAA shows that 9.8% of baseball players move from the NCAA to major pro level, while in football the number is only 1.6%.

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A Career In Sports For Non Athletes

Career Alley

If you love sports but you’ve never fancied yourself the next David Beckham or Usain Bolt, that doesn’t mean you can’t live your life working with what you are passionate about. Career Opportunities Sports Jobs

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Breaking Into Sports: Tips From Old Pros

Career Alley

A career in sports is what dreams are made of for a lot of people. Unfortunately, the sports industry is […]. Career Opportunities Careers in Sports SportsThe thought of playing, or coaching, or just being in the environment always warms the blood. But, the red stuff cools down again when you realise how hard it is to break down the barrier.

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How to Start Your Career in Sports Management

Career Alley

There are plenty of jobs in the sports industry, even if you aren’t cut out to be a professional athlete. But how can you start your career in sports management? Find your Dream Job Sports ManagementFirst, you’ll need the right education.

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SIGN IN Breaking Into Sports: Tips From Old Pros

Career Alley

A career in sports is what dreams are made of for a lot of people. Unfortunately, the sports industry is […]. Career Opportunities Careers in Sports SportsThe thought of playing, or coaching, or just being in the environment always warms the blood. But, the red stuff cools down again when you realise how hard it is to break down the barrier.

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EVP, Sports Fans and Technology

The Undercover Recruiter

Draftkings, is probably best-known for its fantasy sports contests – football or soccer if you’re in the UK, basketball and even tennis are just some of the sports they offer fantasy leagues in. EVP, Sports Fans and Technology Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog. Employer Draftkings Employer Brand Employer Branding Podcast Fantasy league Jason Jones sport

Keeping Up With The Sports Fan in Your Life

Ms. Career Girl

The post Keeping Up With The Sports Fan in Your Life appeared first on Ms. The following is a guest post by Jane Wu Brower, sports enthusiast and the Founder and CEO of Goalposte. It sounds like you’re suffering from the life of a non-sports-fan! If you are a newbie and want to start following sports, it can be extremely intimidating and overwhelming to try to figure out where to begin. The first step to becoming a sports fan is simply to pick a team.

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CAPITALIST PODCAST: The Top 5 Recruiters in the Sports World.

The HR Capitalist

Great college & pro sports coaches have more in common than just expensive suits—they've all got the same recruiting chops. So who are the best of the best when it comes to recruiting for sports? During this brand new episode of Talent Sniper Radio (The Kinetix Podcast), I'm joined by Kinetix Recruiting Director David Bach and we take a deep dive into the top 5 recruiters of the sports world (plus some honorable mentions) and why they stand out as the best.

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How to Make Sports Your Life Even If You Can’t Play

Jobacle

For some sports-related careers, you don’t even have to be athletically inclined in the slightest. One of the best sports-related businesses for the non-athletically inclined lover of sports is outfitting the people that are. There are almost as many ways to succeed in the sports outfitting business as there are to fail. Become a Consultant for Other Sports Businesses. If you are technically inclined and internet savvy, you don’t have to run a sports business.

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Why Sports Isn’t a Waste of Time

Corn on the Job

There are lots of examples of this in the world of sports, such as blog posts recommending that you stop watching it. For instance, watching sports can be seen as a lazy hobby since you’re not improving yourself physically or mentally. As a group activity, sports has countless benefits.

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Sports, Integrity, Life

Career Tips Blog

Sports teaches you character, it teaches you to play by the rules, it teaches you to know what it feels like to win and lose —it teaches you about life. Billie Jean King has it right regarding sports teaching about character and life. Sports aren’t the only places to learn to face the fear and respond with integrity, of course. Blog Wellness courage fear fun love sports

The Best Sports Movies of All Time.

The HR Capitalist

Steve's got a great post up from the 8 man Rotation - Steve, Tim Sackett, Lance Haun, Matthew Stollak and myself - on the best sports movies in the opinion of that committee. Sports movies can only take you so far. . Any Given Sunday : A must for any sports fan who wants to think about talent from the lens of sports. Go check out the opinions of Boese, Haun, Sackett and Stollak on best sports movies , leave a comment over there about what we missed.

Who’s Your Hero? Celebrity? Sports Star? How About You?

Ms. Career Girl

Sports Star? And don’t forget about sports. Sports Star? The post Who’s Your Hero? Celebrity? How About You? appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. I’ve never been much into hero worship. So since the time I was little, I was not all that impressed with people in the spotlight of human attention who everyone was all google-eyed about. My real hero was my Mother. I watched her endure hardship, loss, mistreatment, and more.

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SPORTS AND HR: The 8 Man Rotation - The 2015 Season (Ebook)

The HR Capitalist

For those of you not down with the whole comparing our corporate talent lives to the world of sports thing. However, if you see sports news, signings, roster decisions and more through your lens of HR, Talent and/or Recruiting, then do we have an eBook for you. It's the next installment of the world-famous free Ebook on Sports and HR - The 8 Man Rotation - The 2015 Season. Innovation Leadership Sports Sports and HR Talent

SPORTS AND HR: The 8 Man Rotation - The 2014 Season (Ebook)

The HR Capitalist

For those of you not down with the whole comparing our corporate talent lives to the world of sports thing. However, if you see sports news, signings, roster decisions and more through your lens of HR, Talent and/or Recruiting, then do we have an eBook for you. It''s the next installment of the world-famous free Ebook on Sports and HR - The 8 Man Rotation - The 2014 Season. Branding in HR Communications Sports and HR Talent Workplace

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Agile Hiring: It’s a Team Sport Slides Posted

Hiring Technical People

So, if you would like to see and hear Agile Hiring: It’s a Team Sport , hop on over to slideshare. I gave the “same” talk twice last week, at Agile Boston. Now, I never memorize my talks, so it’s never the same talk. I record my talks so I can learn from them. I had to select which talk I uploaded to slideshare. Tough decision! I decided to upload the first talk, because I thought the quality of the recording was better.

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Networking is a Team Sport

Workology

I just love the sport; watching a team get it together and make something magical happen, like a double play or a close call at home. “In theory there is no difference between theory and practice. In practice there is.” ” ~Yogi Berra. Play Ball! I love baseball. Especially non-MLB. Little League. High School. Independent Minor League Baseball. Baseball at its best.

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Sports Analytics: How Data Analytics Is Changing The Game Strategy?

Imarticus Learning

Recognizing the facts of big data analytics courses , true scope of data analysis, the sports world making use of analytics. As we speak, the world of sports is improving their capabilities using sports analytics. So, What Is Sports Analytics? Sports analytics can be roughly translated to the use of data related to sports such as statistics of players, Weather conditions, pitch information etc. The Future of Sports Analytics.

Stuff the Capitalist (aka KD) Likes: Sports Movies I Can Relate to HR.

The HR Capitalist

I like sports movies that transcend sports and tell us about life, relationships and influence. . Quoting movies, preferably sports movies. Here's my top three sports movies, pulled from a post my good friend (also white, male and GenX) Steve Boese did over at his blog : He Got Game : Denzel, Spike Lee, a backdrop of hoops and Ray Allen starring as “Jesus Shuttlesworth”. Sports movies can only take you so far. Sports and HR TalentWho am I? Who cares?

Résumé Help - Sports Writer and Photographer

Careers Done Write

The résumé critique today is for an amateur photographer who wants to become a professional photographer and sports writer. Since photography requires a visual eye, Jennifer might want to consider finding a creative template and possibly adding a photo she took of a sporting event in the top left corner. She has some challenges on her résumé that will make it difficult for her to get hired.

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Career Options In Sports (No Cleats Required)

Career Realism

Our first exposure to sports is usually to choose up teams and play. From our earliest memories, the purpose of being at a sporting event is to play. Related: 10 Things To Know About A Career In The Sports Industry. But for those who have a real thirst for sports, a desire to be engrossed in them, the lack of a Olympian’s physique doesn’t have to keep them away. If you’ve got a green thumb, you can get into the sports “field” as well.

Get Your Head In The Game: 7 #Motivation Tips Inspired By Sports Teams

Undercover Recruiter

Get Your Head In The Game: 7 #Motivation Tips Inspired By Sports Teams. Career Management Career Motivation Sports Sportsmanship teamWhat does it really mean to have a motivated team? Is it about passion? Is it about teamwork? Is it purely about productivity? The truth is, it’s a combination of all these factors that creates a strong and highly motivated team. If you’re lacking examples of how to kick start your team, why not analyse. View Article.

SPORTS AND HR: The 8 Man Rotation - The 2013 Season (Ebook)

HR Capitalist

For those of you not down with the whole comparing our corporate talent lives to the world of sports thing. However, if you see sports news, signings, roster decisions and more through your lens of HR, Talent and/or Recruiting, then do we have an eBook for you. It''s the next installment of the world-famous free Ebook on Sports and HR - The 8 Man Rotation - The 2013 Season. Branding in HR Sports and HR Talent

My Job as a Sports Coach

Career Realism

First I teach kids to love the sport, then I take kids who are below average students and require them to better themselves academically to play the sport. I’m fortunate to coach team sports so that I can hide weaker players and get every kid in the game for a decent amount of time. Job sports coach image from Bigstock. Career Change coach job sports

Which Career (or Sport) Deserves Higher Salaries?

Career Realism

Choosing a Career Path baseball career football job salary sportWe want to know if you feel baseball or football players deserve to earn a higher salary and why. Share your comments on this article. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at CAREEREALISM.com.

CHART OF THE DAY: Ever Wonder How the American Worker Share of Revenue Compares to Pro Sports?

The HR Capitalist

First a little primer on player share of revenues as a % of total revenues in pro sports : In negotiating salary caps, most leagues split mandatory sport-specific revenue roughly 50-50 between owners and players. When factoring in total league revenues, players’ shares are slightly smaller, but roughly equal across sports (email readers enable images or click through for graphic): What about the often-beat down American worker?

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THE 8-MAN ROTATION e-BOOK: Because Sports and HR Are Hopelessly Connected.

HR Capitalist

You chuckled when you scanned the inaugural season covering the year in sports and HR for 2010. Now you're invited to check out the 3rd edition of the best sports and HR writing from the minds of Steve Boese , Matthew Stollak , Lance Haun , Tim Sackett , and myself. Sports and HRThat's right people. The 8 Man Rotation e-book is back for another year.and it is our biggest edition ever!!!

Entry-level options for a career in sport

Corn on the Job

If you’re a person who lives, breathes and sleeps a sport such as basketball, football or baseball, then you may be considering a career in sports. However, as everyone knows, to actually play any of these sports as a pro you have to have amazing ability, and the luck to be in the right place at the right time. The odds are probably greater for the Minnesota Timberwolves to become NBA Champions than for the average guy or girl being able to take their sport to pro level.

Time to Tackle Branding: How a Pro Sports Team Kicks Goals on Social Media

Undercover Recruiter

Time to Tackle Branding: How a Pro Sports Team Kicks Goals on Social Media. How do you create amazing content to engage a global audience that’s full of completely unique individuals, with different interests, ages and locations? Each and every brand and company will have its own set of challenges… but as they say, with challenge comes opportunity! Take Arsenal Football Club; an English professional football (soccer) club based in North London, View Article.

WHITE LIKE ME: White Kids, Sports and Hip Hop.

HR Capitalist

If there''s common thread to the lives of white people, it''s that white kids who play sports at anything approaching a high level will go through a hip-hop phase. White kid then finds a niche in sports and starts building skills. White kid''s parents figure out he has a gift (at varying levels) and start investing in the aforementioned sport for their kid. It''s different for unique sports, but this trend is strongest in basketball.

New eBook: The 8 Man Rotation (Who Says Sports and HR Don't Mix?)

HR Capitalist

Today marks the release of The 8 Man Rotation , an ebook focused on the intersection of talent management and sports. Put together by Matthew Stollak with contributions from Steve Boese , Lance Haun , Tim Sackett and myself along with forwards from Bill Kutik and Laurie Ruettimann , it’s an excellent resource for anyone looking to get some more of the game into your talent management strategy (or just a good reason to read about sports while on the clock).

4 Exciting Careers In Sports

Career Realism

While many of the highest paying careers in sports actually involve competing on the field, there are areas of business that relate to athletics that do not require you to be good at running quickly, hitting hard, or keeping your balance. The front offices of professional, college, and amateur sporting teams are more complex than ever, with careers that demand a high degree of skill in addition to a head for the game.

Build Your Personal Brand to Get Ahead in Sports Management

Corn on the Job

In the field of sports management, knowledge, skill, experience and personality are vital to success, and that’s why building your personal brand can help you get ahead as a sports manager. That means you need to be knowledgeable about what’s happening in sports management, and you need to be talking about it on social media and on the web. of master’s in sports management requirements for entry-level and more advanced positions. Do you have a personal brand?

What We Can Learn About Life From Athletes

Ms. Career Girl

I’ve never been one of the physically gifted ones who just seem to easily excel in sports. And with a bit of a sigh, resigned myself to the reality that I’ll never be able to perform like the top stars in track, basketball, or any other sport. We can learn to do life as sport. Letting Go And Doing Life as Sport. I just finished reading “Life As Sport” by Jonathan Fader.

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How To Boost Office Teamwork Through Team Sports

Career Realism

One activity that can facilitate this connection is playing team sports such as baseball, volleyball, or soccer. Playing team sports allows managers to get to know employees better and to understand what motivates each of them. How Team Sports Can Boost Office Teamwork. Here are some important tips for coordinating team sports for your company. Another option is to play team sports with competing companies. Are you looking to boost office teamwork ?

10 Things To Know About A Career In The Sports Industry

Career Realism

Having a career in the sports industry can be quite rewarding and exciting – even though you may not be the one swinging a wooden bat. Before venturing into this world, here are ten things to know about a career in the sports industry. A Career In The Sports Industry Requires Networking. If you plan to get a job in sports, then you may have to attend many functions, happy hours, or networking events to find out who is hiring. Having A Love For Sports Is A Plus.

Pro Baseball's Return to Work: A Plan HR & Youth Baseball Moms Can Love.

The HR Capitalist

Sports and HR Talent WorkplaceAnd now comes Major League Baseball with a 67-page Return to Work (RTW) plan, which includes details about how pro baseball will handle their workplace in a RTW, including testing, travel, workplace details (on the field, in the dugouts), protocol for the road and contact with nuclear family as well as friends.

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Finish This Sentence: If Interviewing Was a Contact Sport _

Resume to Referral

Sometimes, a person needs to have fun while job-searching, if for anything, to keep from going insane. =] Not long ago, I was talking with a client. He mentioned the cliche “if I can only get the interview, I can talk my way to the job offer.&# How we progressed from that statement, onto the

Woj vs. Shams: When Young Upstarts Overtake Established Stars.

The HR Capitalist

Innovation Sports and HR TalentYou've seen this talent story before. There's an established star at your company. He/she has been widely recognized as the best, the industry/company standard, the go-to person. Their run of performance has been impressive and it looks like it will never end. Clients are direct dialing this person due to this reputation, which further cements the incumbent's position and just keeps the performance/results snowball going downhill. .

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"I LOVE THE WAY YOU BALL". How to Write a Crazy, Sports Influenced Recruiting Note To The Best Candidates.

HR Capitalist

Let's start with a couple of assumptions: 1. Your recruiting marketing consists of job postings and a boring careers site. You don't do any customized outreach to special candidates you'd like to hire in the future. You really aren't into looking different. Blending in feels good to you. If that's you and you don't dream of shaking that up, this post ( as Eddie Vedder once said ) is not for you. Regardless of your business, there's a handful of candidates out there who can really get it done.

VIDEO: Giving Interns Real Experience Is Really The Most Important Thing.

The HR Capitalist

Communications Performance Management Sports and HR WorkplaceIf you came because of that title looking for a serious post on intern programs, think again. I was in Auburn Saturday night for LSU/Auburn and Auburn has a kicker that kicks it out of the end zone. every.single.time. After an Auburn FG in the first half, Auburn did what it always does - it kicked it out of the end zone.

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Dating in 2015: Is It Time To Raise The Bar?

Ms. Career Girl

Book Club Dating Featured Health & Beauty Marriage confidence cross country dating divorce dog park dogs family family traditions fitness grounding half marathon healthy high school sports Interpersonal Relationships Job Search job tips journaling marathon marriage Mental Health physical health psychology psychology today reading red relationships resume resume tips running Skills socializing Therapy track Trust yoga The post Dating in 2015: Is It Time To Raise The Bar?

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More College Recruiting: Natty Light Knows Their Target Audience Better Than Your Company.

The HR Capitalist

Career Advice Communications Recruiting Sports and HR TalentYesterday, I posted my observations after leading a college recruiting roundtable - which led me to recommend you zig when others are zagging if you're starting to ponder an investment in campus recruiting. Another observation - if you're a consumer product company, you might have an easier "in" to gather attention from the kids on campus than non-product companies.

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