We know, you’re probably spending this afternoon lounging on the couch with delicious snacks while watching your favorite sports team. And while we certainly recommend enjoying your relaxing weekend afternoon, why not use the commercial breaks to move your job search forward?

For an easy transition, start with these six smart job search strategies borrowed from your favorite games and sports. From learning how to be a boomerang in your career to building up a strong team of connections, include these tips in your game plan, and you’ll see success in no time.


Infographic courtesy of CareerShift. Photo of football player courtesy of Shutterstock.