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…

How I Made Internship Hiring Decisions

So, it turns out hiring interns can give you heartburn. I had no idea the quality of the applicants would all be so high! I had to make some incredibly hard choices – and, in fact, I’m still not done. That means if you haven’t heard from me yet, you’re still in the running. Since I’m largely done making decisions,…

Now Accepting Internship Applications!

Before you apply, please read this post. I will not accept any applications by email. To apply, click on the Jobs Listing tab at the top of the page. Select the internship you’d like to apply for and complete the form. You’ll have to upload a resume for any of the positions, and if you’re applying for the undergraduate internship…

Looking for Interns

I’m going to be hiring several (unpaid) interns for the summer. These interns will work with me on non-ESPN related matters, so you will not be an ESPN intern. If you’re still interested, keep reading…. The bulk of what I need assistance with is my two books, which are both due to my publishers this summer. The first is called…

Just how small is the world?

No doubt it’s smaller than you think. That’s why you should always put your best foot forward, whether it’s in class, while interning or anywhere out in the professional world. I don’t care how many people are in your potential or chosen profession, it’s smaller than you think. Two stories from just the past week of my life: Following my…

Take Advantage of Volunteer Opportunities in Sports

Today’s guest post is about Professor Nels Popp’s experience volunteering at sporting events, specifically this year’s Super Bowl. Volunteering at sporting events is a great way to network. Quite often you’ll run into other volunteers who are sports industry professionals and who use volunteering at these events for their own networking efforts. You can make invaluable connections, and have something…

Twitter Tip: Follow Industry Professionals

A series of tweets by Jim Saccomano, Vice President of Public Relations for the Denver Broncos, yesterday and today reinforced my belief that Twitter can be a valuable tool if you know how to use it. I’ve told you how Twitter chats can help you network, but sometimes the best thing you can do on Twitter is sit back and…

Closing the Communication Gap

After writing the Following Up With New Contacts post, many of you asked me about how to keep the chain of communication going. I also got a lot of questions about following up with contacts with whom you’ve had a long gap with no communication. So, today I’m going to discuss getting back in touch with someone who you’ve previously…

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