Author Archives: SS-Admin

THE TEN COMMANDMENTS OF FINDING A JOB Rules to live by in a highly competitive industry   I Don’t panic. Unless you are an orphan with no means of financial support, you probably do not need to take the first job that comes along. After spending tens of thousands of dollars on a college education, … Read more

BEYOND HUNTING FOR A JOB: MARKETING YOURSELF Whatever your chosen career path, don’t just hunt for a new job. Instead, launch a personal marketing campaign. Use proven techniques that have earned millions of dollars for direct marketing companies around the country. Put them to work for your career’s success! Start with a written marketing plan … Read more

INTERVIEWING TO WIN

October 8th, 2013

 INTERVIEWING TO WIN The interview process is where the job hunt game can be won or lost at times. We can’t cover everything about interviewing in one posting so we will start by looking at the process from the employer perspective. Often what goes on behind the scenes in a company is different than you … Read more

By Peter Titlebaum, Ed. D. Networking has become a buzz word. Everybody seems to be doing it; or, at least, everybody seems to be talking about it, anyway. So why all the excitement? What is networking, how can it help you attain your career goals and how can it be made more effective? Networking is … Read more

HOW TO IDENTIFY YOUR NETWORK

August 5th, 2013

Your network may be your most prized yet neglected resource for finding a job in Sports. “WHO YOU KNOW” is likely to be just as important to finding an opportunity in Sports as “WHAT YOU KNOW.” You must first identify who defines your current network before you can develop, expand and use networks in the … Read more

ATTITUDE IS EVERYTHING

July 25th, 2013

Being In The “Winner’s Circle” Is Key To Job-Hunting Success If you were to guess what the most important ingredient of a successful job search is, what would you say? 1) Having a good resume 2) Knowing how to interview 3) Getting in front of the decision maker 4) Writing good ad response and marketing … Read more

WELCOME TO THE TEAM!

July 17th, 2013

While the SPORTSEARCH family is pretty tightknit, we have welcomed our newest member with open arms. Stefan Demos is in his first few months as our Executive Search Consultant, and he has already proved himself to be an extremely viable asset to our team. Prior to joining SPORTSEARCH, Demos recruited for the San Antonio based … Read more

What is success? Is it measurable? Does it mean the same thing to each of us? As we talked about in a previous posting , having realistic goals and ways to achieve those goals can be a large part of achieving success. That said, success doesn’t just happen. It happens when we have the drive and … Read more

Everyone has heard the old adage, “Laughter is the best medicine.” But, who really takes the time to laugh in today’s busy corporate environment? Or, a better question is, who really makes the time for laughter? The best office atmosphere is one that welcomes and appreciates laughter. Laughter releases stress and helps people maintain perspective. … Read more

Communicators have frequently been accused of an inability to communicate. The skill most required in looking for a job is the art of communicating effectively. Expressing yourself clearly in writing and speaking is essential for the two critical steps in landing a job: preparing a resume and speaking at an interview. Basic communication skills should … Read more