By: Kris Koivisto, @KrisKoivisto I’m not sure where it started, but it caught on like wildfire. Twitter users have been including “these tweets do not reflect my employer” or “views are my own” or “RT are not endorsements” in their bios for several years as some sort of escape clause. Boy, did they get some
By: Joe Londergan, @Joehio_ Sports is a volatile business. At some point, you’re going to have to physically chase opportunities in places unfamiliar to you. Last week marked my sixth move in five years. In that time, I’ve learned a few things to make this transition as smooth, painless, and fun as it can be.
By: Jake Kelfer, @jakekelfer Have you ever been stressed out before a big interview? I’m sure you have. We all have. That’s why I’ve taken the time to share with you three ways you can reduce your stress and increase your chances of crushing the interview. 1. Drive to the location a day or even
When I was 17 and starting college at a small community college, if anyone was to ask me what my plan was, it was almost guaranteed that they would get a bogus answer without me even realizing it. I was starting college with no true direction and didn’t have my eyes on the big picture.
Dear Younger Me, As Dr. Seuss once said, “Oh, the places you’ll go.” You may have thought your best memories of athletics were behind you as you left for college, but you couldn’t be more wrong. Memories of Friday nights under the lights, summer practices before the sun has risen, and shared memories of victories
By: Jake Kelfer, @jakekelfer What is the purpose of an informational interview? The goal of every informational interview is to get information. It can be information about a person, a job, a company, an industry or whatever you want it to be about. Along with getting information, it is your job to turn the information
Regardless of the situation, there’s always a choice for how you react. My recommendation is choose positivity. Landing a job. Changing your job. Being promoted in your job. Building a team at your job. All of these job related decisions/outcomes can be stressful. They can be emotionally draining, but they can also be emotionally exciting.
By: Joey Elledge, @JoeyElledge Dear younger me, You’ll never forget the time your parents gave you Gamecock Football tickets for your birthday when you were 12 years old. The crowd, the atmosphere, the time with your dad made for a tremendous day and left you with a dream of one day being a part of
Dear Nick, The quote below is from Bob Bowman, Michael Phelps’ swim coach. “We were not chasing medals; Medals were just the tangible rewards. We were chasing excellence, and we achieved it often, and, in the process gained even more: an appreciation for each other that would sustain itself long after his swimming career ended.”