Business Of Soccer Interview Example

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For this project, I interviewed Chris Savino, who graduated in 2010 and now works as a Senior Financial Analyst for Major League Soccer, in the sports industry. At Saint Joseph’s University, Savino was an accounting and finance double major with a passion for soccer. Him and a friend even started the Men’s Club Soccer team. Late into his senior year, Savino and a friend started a website, Business of Soccer, with the intent to blog about soccer; however, they soon realized it had transformed into a resource for the sport’s industry and less so a blog. After graduating, he went to work for PwC as a Senior Associate providing auditing and consulting services, while still writing for Business of Soccer along with Goal.com. Soon enough, the website …show more content…
Savino took time out of his work day to talk to me and was extremely helpful with all the advice he gave and how thoroughly he answered all my questions. He is a very knowledgeable and passionate individual in the sport’s industry who seems very eager to help anyone in any way he can. One way he expressed his interest in doing so was by helping with the creation of the SJU Connects website, hoping to connect alums, such as himself, eager to help the current student body with students seeking help. I think the interview went well. Any error was on my end as I am not very experienced at interviews and was not able to create more of a conversation environment and less of a question and answer one. Chris was ready to answer all my questions thoroughly, so much so that I didn’t have to ask quite a few of them because he answered them without …show more content…
The first is being invested in the industry as in knowing as much as you can along with the resources available and making sure to stay up to date with what is happening within the industry. The second key to success is taking responsibility for your continuing education both in your field and the industry. After college, it is up to the individual to keep learning and improving and that is very important in any industry. Finally, the third key to success is networking. In the sport’s industry, it is all about who you know. Of course, skill is taken into consideration, but the more people you talk to and the more exposure you get, the more likely you are to get a job and succeed in the sport’s

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