Will your passion for sports translate into a career?

If you read through my cover letter advice in Workshop Wednesday and How I Made My Internship Hiring Decisions, you’ll notice a lot of rants about people telling and not showing that they’re passionate about sports. I’ve given examples before about how to show and not tell in your cover letter, but today I want to focus on this idea of having…

Workshop Wednesday – June 13, 2012

Each Wednesday I randomly select a cover letter sent in by sports job seekers and critique the letter. If you want to know more about how it works or how to send in your cover letter, see this post. I have left comments open, but I will only approve comments with respectful questions or comments. Please note, names and companies have…

Workshop Wednesday – June 6, 2012

Each Wednesday I randomly select a cover letter sent in by sports job seekers and critique the letter. If you want to know more about how it works or how to send in your cover letter, see this post. I have left comments open, but I will only approve comments with respectful questions or comments. Please note, names and companies have…

Workshop Wednesday – April 5, 2012

Each Wednesday I randomly select a cover letter sent in by sports job seekers and critique the letter. If you want to know more about how it works or how to send in your cover letter, see this post. I have left comments open, but I will only approve comments with respectful questions or comments. Please note, names and companies have…

How to show and not tell in your cover letter

I’ve talked a lot recently about showing and not telling in your cover letter. I addressed it after reviewing intern applications and in yesterday’s Workshop Wednesday. You can’t just say you’re passionate about sports or that you’d make a great addition. Well, you can, but I don’t think it puts your best foot forward, and it certainly doesn’t set you…

Workshop Wednesday – March 28, 2012

Welcome to the first edition of Workshop Wednesday! Each Wednesday I will randomly select a cover letter sent in by sports job seekers and critique the letter. If you want to know more about how it works or how to send in your cover letter, see this post. I have left comments open, but I will only approve comments with respectful…

Announcing: Workshop Wednesday

As an aspiring fiction writer (in my abundant free time), I follow the blogs of several literary agents. Since my own agent (Laura Bradford) doesn’t have a blog, I don’t mind telling you the BookEnds blog is one of my favorites. Hopefully the ladies over at BookEnds will take my “borrowing” their Workshop Wednesday concept as the sincerest form of…

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