Career Coach: Managing Your Career in the Sports Industry

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Infobase Publishing, 2008 - Business & Economics - 286 pages
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For those wanting to become athletes, coaches, broadcasters, or anything in between, the sports industry can be very competitive. Ferguson Career Coach: Managing Your Career in the Sports Industry contains a wealth of insider tips to help students achieve career success in this lucrative field. Featuring sound advice from successful professionals in the field as well as basic tips and industry secrets, this book acts as an essential guide for readers interested in succeeding in the sports industry.

Chapters include:
  • Plan for Success in the Sports Industry
  • Job Search Strategies
  • Tools for Success
  • Getting Your Foot in the Door
  • Marketing Yourself for Success
  • Succeeding in the Workplace
  • Succeeding as a Pro Athlete.
 

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Contents

Introducing Your Career Coach
7
Focusing on a Great Career in the Sports Industry
21
Plan for Success in the Sports Industry
43
Get Ready Get Set Go Preparation
71
Job Search Strategies
93
Tools for Success
114
Getting Your Foot in the Door
139
The Interview
163
Succeeding in the Workplace
201
Succeeding as a Pro Athlete
217
Success Is Yours for the Taking
232
Trade Associations Unions and Other Organizations
244
Career Web Sites
259
Bibliography
261
Index
278
Copyright

Marketing Yourself for Success
182

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About the author (2008)

Shelly Field is president and CEO of The Shelly Field Organization, a public relations, marketing, and management firm specializing in celebrity clients in the music, sports, and entertainment industries.

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