San Antonio Spurs Announce Partnership with Indeed and Launch National Job Search Academy
Online and In-person Training Program Empowers Next Generation to Be Job-ready
SAN ANTONIO (Aug. 22, 2022) – The San Antonio Spurs today announced a new official partnership with Indeed, a leading global hiring platform. Through the partnership, Indeed will develop and implement a training program that empowers the next generation to be job search ready. The “Job Search Academy by Indeed & San Antonio Spurs” will be offered free of charge via webinars and with the option to attend select in-person workshops.
This milestone marks Indeed’s first partnership of this kind with an NBA team. Indeed is a full-service hiring platform that is committed to helping people get better work, which leads to better lives. Indeed is especially focused on helping job seekers who face barriers find better work for their lifetimes. Their approach is built around equipping job seekers with the skills and tools they need to search for a job and to also manage their careers over time.
“The Spurs and Indeed have a shared mission of advancing equity across communities and together, we are multiplying our impact to make opportunity universal for all job seekers,” said Katrina Palanca, Vice President of Global Partnerships for Spurs Sports and Entertainment. “We have deep respect for Indeed and the work they lead in helping job seekers who face barriers change their lives by finding better employment opportunities. We look forward to walking in step with them to build leaders and legacies in our communities.”
Spurs x Indeed Partnership Details
The Job Search Academy will be led by Indeed Career Strategists who are experienced job search and career coaching professionals who understand job search and the dynamics of the market, and teach job seekers how to pursue better, more fulfilling work. The program features a five-part curriculum, including one-hour sessions on how to:
Search for a job
Write a resume
Prepare for job interviews
Research and evaluate employers and jobs and how to negotiate compensation
Manage your career
The webinar schedule will be announced in mid-October. Individuals who complete all five classes will be recognized on Indeed as "Job Search All-Stars.” They will also be eligible to attend one of two career exploration events conducted by the Spurs and Indeed at the AT&T Center in San Antonio during the 2022-23 season.
In addition to the Job Search Academy, Indeed will be integrated into advertising and TV-visible signage throughout the AT&T Center during Spurs home games and local television and radio game broadcasts. On the digital side, Indeed will have a presence on Spurs.com and across Spurs social channels.
More people find jobs on Indeed than anywhere else. Indeed is the #1 job site in the world and allows job seekers to search for millions of jobs on the web or mobile in over 60 countries and 28 languages. More than 250 million people each month search for jobs, post resumes, and research companies on Indeed. For more information, visit Indeed.com.
About Spurs Sports & Entertainment
Spurs Sports & Entertainment (SS&E) is a value-based and community-centric sports and entertainment company that provides premier live and global digital experiences for fans across a portfolio of three teams and two venues – all supported by a passionate staff of more than 1,000 full and part-time employees. SS&E owns and operates the San Antonio Spurs (NBA), Austin Spurs (NBA G League), and San Antonio FC (USL), as well as manages the day-to-day operations of the AT&T Center, Toyota Field, and STAR Complex. The SS&E investor group is led by Managing Partner Peter J. Holt.
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