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...

By Art Berke | If you’re going to succeed in landing a job in sports and eventually enjoy a successful career, you need to make a good impression. Be a clear communicator, look others in the eye, offer a firm handshake, express yourself confidently and work hard to become a good writer, whether it’s an … Read more

By Mark Tudi | Ever wondered what qualities and individual characteristics are common among those considered for a new executive or manager position? Prepare yourself with these attributes and success will surely follow: *Authority…the Ability to work with others…Communication skills and Intelligence…Ability to solve problems…Perserverence and Character…Dependability…Integrity…Maturity.

By Karlene Sugarman, Sport Psychology Consultant | The field of sport psychology is growing every day. As a Sport Psychology Consultant currently working in the field, I can honestly say that it is very rewarding work. It is a very interesting and intriguing field, but it is also difficult to make a living purely as … Read more

By Mark Tudi | One important thing to remember when searching for a sports job is to set realistic and achievable goals. If your dream job is to be the PR Director with a professional franchise, learn what path should be followed to reach such a position. Take a minute to step back and figure … Read more

By Mark Tudi | Finding a job in sports is both an art and a science; it encompasses a variety of basic facts, principles and skills you can learn, but also requires adaptability to adjust to different situations. “Learning how to find a job in sports” can be as important as “knowing how to perform … Read more

KEEP YOUR COOL WHEN YOU GET A NO

February 29th, 2012

By Art Berke | When someone tells you no, you might be talking to the wrong person or there’s been a misunderstanding. Come up with alternatives and then go back and try a new angle. Remember, it is your responsibility to convince them, not vice versa. Consider the true story of someone I will call … Read more

AFTER THE INTERVIEW

February 23rd, 2012

By Mark Tudi | You just finished your interview and, of course, followed up with a thank you note. The next step is to sit back and wait for some sort of confirmation. Patience is the key during this stage of the game. Do not rush into anything, the last thing you want to do … Read more

By Mark Tudi | This is a question that is asked by many employers on a daily basis. It is important to remember that companies usually have a budget for a given position in the form of a salary. One should research positions in which they are applying for and come to an educated guess … Read more

HUGE REWARDS

February 16th, 2012

By Mark Tudi | Schedule interviews or meetings with a few successful leaders in your department, company, industry or profession. Be prepared with some questions that will provide you with more than yes or no answers. Prepare to let them know you noticed their success and ask them some key steps or hurdles, which they … Read more

By Mark Tudi | It is not who you know, it is what can you do for the company. Sports businesses today are looking for qualified individuals who will bring top skills to the job. Remember that companies are expecting results out of employees, and if you have skills that are vital for a job … Read more