THE GREATEST JOB IN THE WORLD

Welcome to our Sports Career blog, THE GREATEST JOB IN THE WORLD (formerly known as Mark Tudi's Sports Blog). Replete with Career Coaching & Mentoring, Resume & Job Search Tips, and Sports Industry Insights, our Blog is designed to provide you with Advice on How to Find, Land, & Keep THE GREATEST JOB IN THE WORLD.

Have you ever applied for a Sports Job and never even hear back from the employer? This is an all too common scenario which thousands of sports enthusiasts face when trying to break into the sports industry. Simply submitting an application and resume blindly leaves you with very little hope of getting considered for the job, or getting constructive feedback.

The experts at SPORTSEARCH can help you prepare yourself to take the next step in your career in sports. We aim to provide our readers with a wealth of experience and know-how that helps them build better resumes, improve their interviewing skills, make solid industry connections, and ultimately stand out from the crowd. We accomplish this by helping you answer the following questions:

What are employers in the sporting industry look for in the right candidate? How do I gain experience in sports? What types of jobs are available in sports? Does my resume help me stand out? What path do I need to pursue to work towards a specific career in sports?


So, before you apply for another sports job, let SPORTSEARCH help you with real career development and advice aimed at opening doors that otherwise would not be open to you. The Greatest Job in the World Awaits...

DO NOT RULE OUT GOVERNING BODIES

February 21st, 2011

By Mark Tudi | Governing Bodies makes up a large part of the Sports Industry and many significant (and high paying) opportunities are often overlooked. Take note of many of the sub-segments that make up this Marketplace: 1. Bowls 2. Sports Commissions / CVB’s 3. High Schools 4. Intercollegiate Institutions 5. Olympic Organizing Committees and … Read more

By Mark Tudi | I’ve seen countless methodologies that people have tried when handing out their resume to Hiring Authorities. Some are clever, some are senseless…here are some tips for you to consider: * Positive Tips: o Submit your resume in a timely fashion, according to the Organization’s directions o Have someone else who has … Read more

THE IMPORTANCE OF A MENTOR

February 7th, 2011

By Mark Tudi | One of the main keys to beginning or managing a Career in Sports is to have a solid mentor who can help you find your way through the maze that is the Sports Industry. Throughout my own career I have both benefited from the guidance of mentors and had the rewarding … Read more

By Mark Tudi | I get asked all the time by people everywhere what they should do to establish or grow a Career in Sports. You may be asking yourself the same questions, “How do I get started?” The key is to start at the beginning…establish a direction, find out what you’re good at, focus … Read more

BUILDING A SOLID NETWORK

January 23rd, 2011

By Mark Tudi | Your network is the key to finding opportunities in the Sports Industry that would otherwise go unnoticed.  So many jobs are filled by someone the hiring manager knows or was introduced to through an existing associate.  In order to be a major player in the sports industry, you need to start making … Read more

By Mark Tudi | A good cover letter gets to the point quickly, effectively and needs to be remembered in a positive light so your resume is looked at with an open mind, searching for reasons to put in the “Good” pile. The challenge is that people get way too cute with their introductions and … Read more

By Mark Tudi | It is true that so many employers today require you to submit a resume and cover letter online.  This makes it difficult to stand out against the other applications they have received – which can reach into the hundreds and thousands for certain jobs. The challenge is that the online submission process is designed to … Read more

By Mark Tudi | So many people who want to work in sports take a narrow view of the industry and feel overwhelmed by the limited opportunities. They fail to recognize the vast depth and width of the sports marketplace, and as such fail to recognize opportunities to break in or move up. Many entities … Read more