SPORTS CAREER CONFERENCE: The Job Seekers Training Camp
Friday, August 23, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 6:00 PM (EDT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
NEW! Each attendee will receive an individual SPORTS JOB COACH at the conclusion of the conference - See related story: www.thesportsresume.com/sportsjobcoach
Join us in Richmond, Virginia [Home of the NEW Washington Redskins Training Camp] at the conclusion of the Redskins activities.
Location: VCU Siegel Center - 1300 West Broad Street - Richmond, VA 23284
The Sports Résumé presents the SPORTS CAREER CONFERENCE, the Training Camp for Sports Industry Job Seekers.
The Conference panel members and presenters were carefully selected based on their decision making authority (Hiring and Personnel Management), who will provide strategic guidance to help all attendees (Students, Recent Graduates, Profession Changers, etc....) achieve their employment goals within the industry.
Speaker Faculty To Date
Alysse Metzler - Senior Recruiter, EA Sports
Julian McClean - Global Talent Sourcing Channels Lead, NIKE
Max Tcheyan - Director of the Sports Media Program, Bleacher Report
Rianne Brashears - Assistant Athletic Director / Human Resources, University of Texas Athletic Department
Alan Wright - Senior Mgr. of University Relations (Undergraduate + Internship Programs), StubHub /eBay
Brittany Van de Sype - Manager / Human Resources, Atlanta Hawks
Bo Moon - EVP of Business Development, Bloomberg Sports
* Representative from TALEO (Product Demonstration) - Applicant Tracking System software
Each faculty member will receive a Résumé Book, a compilation of all attendee submissions, separated by the desired employment sector. After payment, eMail a copy of your Résumé to CAREERS@thesportsresume.com. NOTE: Within the body of your Résumé (Ex. Profile Section), indicate whether you are open to relocation.
The Most Important Conference Activity
Taleo is a cloud-based talent management platform used by Human Resource personnel to screen candidate application submissions (Pre-Screening questions, Cover Letter(s), Résumé/CV). The following list of Sports Industry employers currently use the Taleo system: Fox Sports, Octagon, NCAA [National Office], SKY Sports, Major League Baseball (mlb.com), NIKE, Yahoo! Sports, Red Bull, Toronto Blue Jays (Rogers Communications), MLSE (Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment), PGA Tour, Big Ten Network (Fox Sports), BT Sports, etc.......
The workshop will cover the following topics, followed by Q&A:
- A typical sports employment application + how it looks to a Recruiter using Taleo
- Résumé parsing and Keyword searching
- Conceptual Search Technology - where the system looks for related terms
- Screening Questions, and how they are used for candidate ranking
- ACE Candidates - TALEO term for "flagged" candidates, those who meet all job requirements
- The importance of meeting the job description criteria
When & Where
The Sports Résumé
The Sports Résumé (www.thesportsresume.com), an advisory firm, whose goal is to provide strategic advice and planning recommendations to those seeking employment within the Sports Industry.
Our products and services include the development of the:
- Résumé /CV
- Cover Letter
- LinkedIn profile
- INSIDERS: database of sports industry hiring managers and recruiters
- SPORTS JOBS DAILY - free eNewsletter
- Google +