Sports HR Series: Trends and Practices in HR in Sports
GlobalSportsJobs, in association with Birkbeck Sport Business Centre, has launched an exciting new initiative - the Sports HR Series.
HR professionals from esteemed sporting organisations discussed employability in sport by contrasting and comparing the global employment landscape in the sports industry to a corporate environment. Topics discussed included: economic issues, talent recognition, talent management, areas of opportunity and deficiencies, and the role of technology in today’s recruitment processes.
Paul Kennedy, HR Director, Caffe Nero (former HR Director at New Balance)
Amy Wyatt, Recruitment Manager, BSkyB (Sky Sports)
Paul Modley, former Head of Recruitment, LOCOG