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WorkinSports.com Director of Content Brian Clapp hosts The Work in Sports Podcast, featuring interviews with sports industry experts and sports career advice you can't find anywhere else. Experts from the NBA, NFL, MLB, NCAA, NHL, MLS, sports marketing, sports sales, coaching, scouting, team operations, event management, sports apparel and sports media join Brian each week to explain their roles and share a behind-the-scenes look at their day-to-day in the sports world. If you want to know more about jobs in sports this is the place to learn!

WorkinSports.com Director of Content Brian Clapp hosts The Work in Sports Podcast, featuring interviews with sports industry experts and sports career advice you can't find anywhere else. Experts from the NBA, NFL, MLB, NCAA, NHL, MLS, sports marketing, sports sales, coaching, scouting, team operations, event management, sports apparel and sports media join Brian each week to explain their roles and share a behind-the-scenes look at their day-to-day in the sports world. If you want to know more about jobs in sports this is the place to learn!
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WorkinSports.com Director of Content Brian Clapp hosts The Work in Sports Podcast, featuring interviews with sports industry experts and sports career advice you can't find anywhere else. Experts from the NBA, NFL, MLB, NCAA, NHL, MLS, sports marketing, sports sales, coaching, scouting, team operations, event management, sports apparel and sports media join Brian each week to explain their roles and share a behind-the-scenes look at their day-to-day in the sports world. If you want to know more about jobs in sports this is the place to learn!

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480-905-7221


Episodes

Betsy Lauritzen: New Media in College Athletics – Work in Sports podcast e110

8/15/2018
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We're exploring new media in college athletics with Betsy Lauritzen, Assistant Director of New Media for Fresno State Athletics! Hi everybody, I’m Brian Clapp Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and this is the Work in Sports podcast.One of my favorite stories to date happened on the podcast interview you are about to hear with Betsy Lauritzen, Assistant Director of New Media for Fresno State Athletics.But before I get into that first a little backstory on how the sausage is made.I...

Duration:00:27:53

The Very Honest Networking Tips You Need to Hear – Work in Sports Podcast e109

8/13/2018
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People are clumsy and awkward at networking, myself included. These honest, raw tips will help you form a networking game plan that will work.Hi everybody I’m Brian Clapp Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and this is the Work in Sports podcast…For those of you new to the podcast, every Monday I answer a fan question regarding their sports career… if you have a question you want answered on the show, email me at podcast@workinsports.com – or you can connect with me on Linkedin and ask...

Duration:00:15:50

James “JB” Bryant: Taking The Next Step to Management – Work in Sports Podcast e108

8/8/2018
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The more you can prepare for an eventual role in management, the better off you will be. In this episode Colorado Rapids Manager of Inside Sales James Bryant talks about the management skills you need to develop starting now!Hi everybody, I’m Brian Clapp Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and this is the Work in Sports podcast…Of the 107 episodes so far on the Work in Sports podcast I’d say about 80% of the content is steered towards advice to achieve that first entry level job in the...

Duration:00:42:24

What’s the Deal When Entry Level Jobs Say They Want Experience? Work in Sports Podcast e107

8/6/2018
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Why do some entry level jobs want 2 years experience? What do they mean by experience and should I bother applying? Good Question! Let's get into it:Hi everybody, I’m Brian Clapp Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and this is the Work in Sports podcast…Let’s talk about the Sports Career Accelerator event September 13-14th in Atlanta -- we are super excited about this event, and I have to admit so much of our excitement is based on your enthusiasm. It’s infectious! As so many of you...

Duration:00:14:07

Megan Ebeck: Getting Inside the Event Marketing Game – Work in Sports Podcast e106

8/1/2018
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Arena Marketing Manager Megan Ebeck could be the queen of multi-tasking, marketing over 150 events each year including San Jose Sharks home games, US Figure Skating Championships, Nitro Circus and a bevy of concerts. How does she do it? Listen in and learn. Hi everybody, I’m Brian Clapp Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and this is the Work in Sports podcast…I have this incredible fear of details. Sound weird right, so many people fear sharks and heights and I fear details.But let me...

Duration:00:26:14

Mastering the Art of the Job Interview – Work in Sports podcast e105

7/30/2018
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Three great questions came in this week on job interviewing, so why not handle all three?!Hi everybody, I’m Brian Clapp Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and this is the Work in Sports podcast –Before we get into this week’s qa session I want to remind you all about our upcoming Sports Career Accelerator event coming up September 13-14th in Atlanta.Before you say – darn! I don’t live it Atlanta – I’d like to point out that right around 2,600 direct flights come into Atlanta per day....

Duration:00:14:33

LA Clippers Joe Legaz: Straight Talk About Jobs in Sports Marketing – Work in Sports Podcast e104

7/25/2018
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Do you want to work in sports marketing? Joe Legaz Director of marketing for the LA Clippers joins the show to discuss openly and honestly what you need to make it in sports marketing.Hi everybody I’m Brian Clapp Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and this is the Work in Sports Podcast…In pro sports we’ve entered a world of exacting specialization.Take the NBA for example – three and D players. I want you to hit open threes and play tough defense. That’s it, that is your exact role....

Duration:00:35:47

Your Sports Internship Final Checklist and a Special Announcement – Work in Sports podcast e103

7/23/2018
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Hi everybody I’m Brian Clapp, Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and this is the Work in Sports podcast…Before we get into today’s question – I am so fired up about our Sports Career Accelerator event coming up in September.If you are an avid listener to the podcast or a member of our private facebook group, you know that the team at WorkinSports.com along with our friends at Tremont Global Education are working together to create Sports Career Accelerator events …and our first one is...

Duration:00:14:13

Kelsey Smith: Your Ticket into the Sports Industry – Work in Sports Podcast e102

7/18/2018
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Getting into the sports industry by learning the revenue creation side of the business - that's our topic today with Kelsey Smith, Tampa Bay Lightning Account Executive.Hi everybody I’m Brian Clapp, Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and this is the Work in Sports podcast…When do you get started? How do you figure out what you want to do?These are some of the most common questions I get each and every week from fans – what is surprising to most is that they are intertwined.You figure...

Duration:00:26:19

A Different Look At Your Sports Career Journey – Work in Sports podcast e101

7/16/2018
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Fan of the show Jordan asks "If you could go back and give your 22 year old self some advice, or things you would do differently in your career, what would they be?" I like this question, so I'm diving in. Come along and listen. Hi everybody I’m Brian Clapp, Director of Content for Work in Sports.com and this is the WorkinSports podcast.Before I get into today’s question I want to answer a sub-question I get a lot – why does WorkinSports charge a subscription to access your sports jobs?...

Duration:00:13:30

Dasmine Evans: Handling The Stress of Getting Hired in Sports – Work in Sports Podcast e100

7/11/2018
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Hey everybody, I’m Brian Clapp Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and this is the Work in Sports podcast.I’ll admit, over the 9 months and 99 episodes of this podcast I’ve been a hound for titles. I’ve wanted all of my guests to be people from the big leagues, the big brands and holders of big titles – VP of an MLB team, Director of an NFL team, Agent to Baker Mayfield --- I wanted to grab the movers and shakers in the industry to share big knowledge and big experience.I have loved it....

Duration:00:28:19

The Most Efficient Way to Start Building Your Network – Work in Sports podcast e099

7/9/2018
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People are struggling to build their network of contacts and relationships in the sports industry, but you know what I see? Missed opportunities. Learn the easy tricks to network the right way. This weeks QA session comes from Jones in Milwaukee –“Hey Brian, I’m a pretty new listener so forgive me if you’ve covered this subject before, but I’m not a natural at networking and every time someone tells me breaking into this industry is about “who you know” I feel like I’m going to break out...

Duration:00:15:46

Dior Ginyard: Player Manager at the NFLPA – Work in Sports Podcast e098

7/3/2018
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From traumatic brain injury to Forbes 30 under 30, NFLPA Player Manager Dior Ginyard shares his story of finding his true sports passion: serving others Hi everybody, I’m Brian Clapp Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and this is the Work in Sports podcast.Imagine for a second you had complete clarity in your life at let’s say 12 years old.You knew what you wanted, you wanted to be a veterinarian. You studied, took classes, interned – worked and worked and worked to refine your...

Duration:00:35:10

The Extra Steps Necessary to Land Your Dream Job in Sports – Work in Sports Podcast e097

7/2/2018
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I know you want to work in sports, but are you willing to do everything it takes? Listen in to this podcast episode and learn how to separate from the pack. Hi everybody I'm Brian Clapp, Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and this is the Work in Sports podcast!Let's jump into today's question from Wyatt Phillips:I hope this message finds you well and ready to start your day after completing your morning meditation and listening to your hype-up playlist (proof I'm staying up-to-date...

Duration:00:16:13

The Best #SportsBiz Career Advice of 2018 Part 2 – Work in Sports Podcast e096

6/27/2018
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I went back and listened to our last 10 expert podcasts and picked out the best pieces of sports career advice. This is all the great actionable advice you can put to work for your sports career, right now!Hi everybody, I’m Brian Clapp Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and this is the Work in Sports podcast…I wonder all the time… is it working?Is the advice I share really getting in there with you and making a difference, am I helping flatten your learning curve so that you are more...

Duration:00:27:39

Bombing Job Interviews? Here’s How to Fix It. Work in Sports Podcast e095

6/25/2018
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If you are getting job interviews but not getting the job, it's time to do an analysis of your interview technique. Listen in, we'll show you how it's done.Hi everybody, I’m Brian Clapp, Director of content for WorkinSports.com and this is the work in sports podcast… It’s a Monday QA session!Here's this week question from Delaney in Missouri:Hi Brian, I love the podcast and have learned so much from listening to you and the other experts you bring on. You make road trips better and walking...

Duration:00:18:00

Karl Keating: Exploring the World of Sports Brand Marketing – Work in Sports Podcats e093

6/20/2018
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Karl Keating, Brand lead for Nike's House of Hoops joins the show to discuss international sports marketing, the challenges of leading teams and the various corporate cultures in sports apparel and lifestyle. Hi everybody I’m Brian Clapp Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and this is the Work in Sports podcast…The Silicon Valley is a pretty well-known technology hub in California, maybe you’ve heard of it. Google, Adobe, Apple, Facebook, Cisco, Oracle, Netflix, PayPal, Yahoo and...

Duration:00:34:18

The Importance of Stimulating Your Creativity – Work in Sports Podcast e093

6/18/2018
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Creativity is the essence of sports jobs, learn how to stimulate your creativity and productivness while separating yourself from the stimuli that deplete it.Hi everybody, I’m Brian Clapp Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and this is the Work in Sports podcast.Everybody wants to talk about eSports. And that makes sense, it’s the current rage.As I like to do here is some perspective:In 2016 Worldwide revenue for esports was 493 million dollars – nothing to sneeze at.By 2018,...

Duration:00:12:26

How To Nail Your Summer Sports Internship – Work in Sports podcast e092

6/15/2018
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Listen in We're Digging Deep into Your Approach for Your Summer Sports InternshipHi everybody, I’m Brian Clapp Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and this is the Work in Sports podcast –Quick update, this past Wednesday after releasing our latest podcast with Dr. Samuel Todd a researcher on the subject of sports job seekers, (i.e. all of you) we had our best day for podcast downloads ever.This podcast is growing, and it is because of you. So thank you. I can’t tell you enough how...

Duration:00:15:54

Finding the Right Fit For Your Sports Career – Work in Sports Podcast e091

6/13/2018
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Dr. Samuel Todd researches the human resources side of the sports industry and shares his vast experience crunching the data regarding sports careers. Lots to learn in this episode!Hi everybody, I’m Brian Clapp Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and this is the Work in Sports podcast.Data, Data, Data!For those of you born in the 1970’s or fans of old reruns you probably recognized that was an awful rendition of a classic moment in Brady Bunch history.I hated the Brady Bunch so I’m...

Duration:00:35:13