A man searches for a sports job with uncertainty during COVID-19.

The Coronavirus pandemic has clearly had a negative effect on the Sports industry – with all events effectively cancelled. However, many companies are still hiring and expanding their workforces. Still, many companies are not, which opens us questions about job seekers confidence in finding sports industry jobs during these hard times. So, we wanted to know how confident our followers were in finding a job in the sports industry during a pandemic. The results were surprising.

Our audience displays overall confidence in the Sports Industry job market with 69.65% saying they will continue their job search during COVID-19.

Facebook Post: Sports are shut down and sports industry workers are experiencing massive layoffs, which brings questions to the confidence of the sports industry's job market. So, we want your thoughts. Are you confident enough in the sports market to search for a job?
75% for Yes, I’m optimistic, 25% for No confidence at all
Tweet: hashtag Sports are shut down and sports industry workers are experiencing massive hashtag layoffs, which brings up questions about confidence in the  hashtag SportsBiz hashtag jobmarket. So, we want your thoughts. Are you confident enough in the sports market to search for a hashtag job? hashtag sportscareers hashtag covid19
Twitter Poll Results: 64.3% for Yes, I’m optimistic, 35.7% for No confidence at all

This confidence is a great sign to employers and job seekers alike, as it shows that the sports industry is likely to make a full and complete recovery following this pandemic. For some job seekers, this may even open up opportunities that otherwise may not have been available.

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Jobs in Sports will be conducting weekly polls to get your feedback. Have any suggestions on some upcoming polls we should run? Let us know in the comments section.