Live Chat [Replay]: 5 Job Market Variables You Must Control

Employers’ hiring decisions are influenced by countless factors that are beyond your control. However, there are five variables in the job market that ARE within your control. Assuming you have the experience and ability to handle the jobs for which you are applying, if you are not hearing back from employers, you are probably dropping the ball in at least one of these five areas. In Friday’s chat, we’ll examine them one at a time.

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Live Chat [Replay]: Tips on applying for MLB, NFL, NBA & NHL PBP jobs

We’ll share with you more than one dozen tips from directors of broadcasting with Major League Baseball and NFL teams that have made hires in recent seasons. Learn what they have told STAA about what impressed them and what turned them off about how sportscasters approached the application process for these elite jobs.

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Live Chat [Replay]: How to write an effective cover letter

I hear almost daily from sportscasters who aren’t getting call backs from employers despite having the requisite ability and experience. Many times, these folks are sabotaging their candidacy before it even begins by writing poor cover letters. You only get one chance to make a first impression. In this chat you will learn how to write effective cover letters, and the handful of common mistakes to avoid.

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Live Chat [Replay]: The 7 Deadly Sins of Interviewing

Certainly you have heard network sportscasters tell an interview guest to “talk about” this or that during an interview. It is a common mistake and it can sabotage the quality of the interview. In this chat we cover the mistakes to avoid in order to maximize the entertainment value of your interviews. We also discuss the Seven Deadly Sins of Interviewing taught to ABC/ESPN personalities. Avoiding these bad habits will immediately improve your sports talk and pre and post game interviews.

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Live Chat [Replay]: Winning the Job Interview

You can’t get your next job without first interviewing for it. Learn how employers evaluate the success of a job interview, prepare yourself for the most commonly asked questions, and learn the questions you should ask in order to make a great impression.

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Winning the Job Interview

You can’t get your next job without first interviewing for it. Learn how employers evaluate the success of a job interview, prepare yourself for the most commonly asked questions, and learn the questions you should ask in order to make a great impression.

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