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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

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 not...

Duration:00:35:13

What does the 2026 World Cup Mean for Sports Jobs? Work in Sports Podcast e90

6/11/2018
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If North America secures the bid for the 2026 World Cup - what does that mean for sports jobs seekers? A lot. Hi everybody I’m Brian Clapp Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and this is the Work in Sports podcast.Happy Monday everyone, we’ve got a pretty big week ahead – later this afternoon I am interviewing Dr. Samuel Todd from the University of South Carolina. The reason Dr. Todd and I are talking is because his research is focused on the differences between sports job seekers and...

Duration:00:11:18

Scott Rego: The Life of an NBA Equipment Manager – Work in Sports Podcast e89

6/6/2018
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Scott Rego, Head Equipment Manager for the Philadelphia 76ers explains his role, major responsibilities and the grind of traveling with the team on this edition of the Work in Sports podcast!Hi everybody, I’m Brian Clapp Director of Content for Workinsports.com and this is the Work in Sports podcast.If I worked in real estate, I think I would spend a great majority of my day admiring other people’s homes on the market. I could see myself coming home wanting to buy a new different house...

Duration:00:38:13

The Fundamentals of Breaking into Sports with Randy Just – Work In Sports podcast e088

6/4/2018
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WorkInSports.com Director of Customer Service, Randy Just, gets ambushed by Brian and answers the questions he hears most often from our premium members

Duration:00:16:14

How to Gain the Respect of Your Bosses, Professors and Co-Workers – Work in Sports Podcast e087

6/1/2018
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What type of person are you? The kind who solves problems, or who blames others? Hi everybody, I’m Brian Clapp Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and this is the WorkInSports podcastJust a quick update before we get into today’s topic on being the type of employee that your bosses respect, your professors admire and your co-workers rely on.We’ve had a ton of new people joining our private facebook group this week, which is awesome, we’re up to about 500 people now who are seriously...

Duration:00:14:27

Jack Mills: The Secret to Becoming a Successful Sports Agent – Work in Sports podcast e086

5/29/2018
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Jack Mills, agent for Baker Mayfield, joins the podcast to share the secrets he has learned over his 50 years representing NFL players. I’ve long held this belief that if you are a sports fan you should work in sports. I know, revolutionary, but hear me out.All the people out there who are accountants, administrators, human resources reps, sales account executives, marketing coordinators – all of these jobs exist in the sports industry, so rather than selling tires, why not sell tickets....

Duration:00:34:08

Finding Early Success in Your Sports Career with Chris Valente, Director of Sales Fenway Sports Management – Work in Sports Podcast e085

5/23/2018
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Chris Valente Director of Sales for Fenway Sports Management joins the podcast to discuss what it's really like to work in sports sales and what people should expect, honestly, when they start their career in the sports industryHi everybody I’m Brian Clapp Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and this is the Work in Sports podcast…So what should I do?This is a question I get a lot. People email in or message me on linked in with a broad question of … I want to work in sports what...

Duration:00:36:56

What is that Sports Job? Field Producer – Work in Sports podcast e084

5/21/2018
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A fan of the show asks: "Who is that guy working with Lisa Salters on her ESPN live shot?" We explain what a field producer is, their role, responsibilities and the way to become one, on this podcast episode. Hi everybody, I’m Brian Clapp Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and this is the workinsports podcast.I’ve been checking out our download stats lately and there are a lot of new people listening! Welcome, this gets me excited!On Mondays and Friday’s I answer fan questions – you...

Duration:00:14:08

A View From Inside the NFL with Andrew Howard, NFL Communications Manager – Work in Sports Podcast e083

5/16/2018
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Andrew Howard, Communications Manager for the NFL joins the podcast to discuss his role in the league, building relationships, networking and what it looks like behind the scenes of the NFL draft Hi everybody I’m Brian Clapp Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and this is the Work in Sports podcast – I’ve always been impressed by calm people. People who can be in the midst of an urgent situation but appear outwardly as if they are patiently awaiting a train to take them downtown for a...

Duration:00:39:36

Handling Tough Job Interview Questions – Work in Sports Podcast e082

5/14/2018
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The standard job interview questions may seem old and tired, but you need to nail them to get the job. We give you a strategy to nail two of the most common, and tricky, job interview questions. Hi everybody, I’m Brian Clapp Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and this is the Work in Sports podcast… A few weeks back I had a QA session where I handled how you should answer the interview question “What is your biggest weakness” It’s one of the cliché questions that comes up in just...

Duration:00:11:36

Don’t Know Anyone? Here’s How to Start Building Your Network – Work in Sports Podcast e081

5/11/2018
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No matter what industry you are in, you can build a network of great contacts if you put in the work. Here is the work you need to do. Hi everybody I’m Brian Clapp Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and this is the Work in Sports podcast --- As many of you know I was out earlier this week, no podcast on Monday or Wednesday because I was in Phoenix at our corporate offices for our quarterly summit. We get together from all corners of the country and work up strategies and tactics for...

Duration:00:14:41

Deandra Duggans: The Art and the Science of Sports Marketing – Work in Sports podcast e080

5/2/2018
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Baltimore Ravens Manager of Advertising and Branding Deandra Duggans joins the show to discuss why she got into sports marketing, the challenge of creating unique visions and how to Ravens marketing mirrors the team and the community at large. Hi everybody I’m Brian Clapp Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and this is the work in sports podcast… A fan of the show said too me recently, I know you focus primarily on jobs in sports marketing and sales, but maybe you’d consider...

Duration:00:33:04

Negotiating Salary as an Entry Level Employee – Work in Sports e078

4/30/2018
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The dreaded salary negotiation question is here. We dive into how you should approach your salary negotiation even as an entry level candidate. Listen in! Hi everybody I’m Brian Clapp Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and this is the work in sports podcast. We’re closing out the month of April and I think April is an underrated sports month. The draft, the NBA playoffs, the Stanley Cup finals, baseball is getting into a groove – I love having options. I was sitting around watching...

Duration:00:14:16

The Power of Networking: A Real World Example with Zachary Gross – Work in Sports Podcast e078

4/27/2018
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Aspiring sports agent Zachary Gross recently had two opportunities to meet important industry people. He didn't let the opportunity pass him by, and it's made a huge difference in his career arc. Hi everybody I’m Brian Clapp Director of Content for Workinsports.com and this is the Work in Sports podcast – As I mentioned a few weeks back, I want to tell the stories of some of the up and comers in the sports industry in addition to all of the established experts we have on the show. This...

Duration:00:15:19

Amie Wells: Getting Hired in Pro Sports – Work in Sports Podcast e077

4/25/2018
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Amie Wells, Tennessee Titans Broadcast Coordinator joins the show to discuss how she got hired in pro sports, the challenges of covering the NFL Draft, what she'd get tattooed on her face and much more about working in pro sports. Hi everybody I’m Brian Clapp Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and this is the Work in Sports podcast – It’s NFL draft week, which is probably the most exciting non-event moment in the sports calendar, then again, maybe I’m just an insatiable sports dork....

Duration:00:45:40

Do I Really Need to Relocate for a Sports Career? Work in Sports Podcast e076

4/23/2018
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Two big sports career questions today - do you really have to relocate for sports careers and is it OK to network with people you've interviewed with but who didn't offer you a job? Hi everybody, I’m Brian Clapp Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and this is the Work in Sports podcast… Happy Monday everyone – big week this week. First off tonight I am interviewing Amie Wells, Broadcast Coordinator for the Tennessee Titans. I’m excited about this for a few reasons – she is just 4...

Duration:00:14:33

What You Need to Know About Careers in Minor League Baseball – Work in Sports Podcast e075

4/18/2018
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Bob Moullette Assistant General Manager of the New Orleans Baby Cakes joins the show to talk about life in minor league baseball, changing careers at 28 years old and his favorite minor league promotions. Hi everybody I’m Brian Clapp Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and this is the Work in Sports podcast… Baseball is getting a bit of a bad rep in our current just add water societal demands. We want results now! We want our action fast and furious – with a ground and pound...

Duration:00:36:44

Advice from an MLB Director of HR: Job Searching Mistakes You Can’t Afford to Make – Work in Sports Podcast e074

4/16/2018
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A Major League Baseball human resources director shares the most common mistakes people make when applying for jobs with her team. Make sure these aren't in your repeat offender file! Hi everybody I’m Brian Clapp Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and this is the Work in Sports podcast… I’ve been doing some crazy outreach lately for podcast guests – I get pretty excited when I book a big guest, and I’ll admit the chase is part of the fun. I message through linkedin, hit up a contact...

Duration:00:15:14

Working The Masters as a College Student – Work in Sports podcast e073

4/13/2018
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College student Jake Kernen just spent a week working at The Masters -- hear about how he got the job, the networking opportunities and the overall value of the experience on this podcast episode Hi everybody I’m Brian Clapp Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and this is the work in sports podcast… Normally on Mondays and Fridays I answer a fan question, which is great fun for me because I know I am solving a problem for many of you. At the same time, there are some great stories...

Duration:00:13:32