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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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United States

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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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English

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480-905-7221


Episodes

Standing Out in the Competitive Sports Job Market – Work in Sports Podcast e039

1/17/2018
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How Do You Stand Out in the Sports Job Market? Dan Rossetti, President of Prodigy Sports Recruiting Agency Joins the Show to Discuss That and More. Hi everybody – I’m Brian Clapp Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and this is the Work in Sports podcast --- it’s expert Wednesday! I love expert Wednesday. I hope you guys know how much work goes into putting out these podcasts – I contact an expert, ask for them to be involved, book the interview, research and develop questions, go...

Duration: 00:46:28


How To Gain Sports Industry Experience While Still in College – Work in Sports Podcast e38

1/15/2018
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Sports Jobs Want Experience! But How Do You Gain Experience While Still in College? Listen Up! 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! First things first – if you have a question you want answered for an upcoming QA session email it to me, podcast@workinsports.com and if you have your question read on a show, you’ll get a free month of full access to Work in Sports .com that means all the...

Duration: 00:14:45


Five Things I Wish I Knew Early in my Sports Career – Work in Sports Podcast e037

1/12/2018
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Five Things I Wish I Knew Early in my Sports Career Hi everybody, I’m Brian Clapp Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and this is the Work in Sports Podcast. One housekeeping item first before we get into todays QA session. We have launched a private facebook group for fans of the podcast. In fact, many of our industry experts are joining the group as well. The idea is to have a community of people who are determined and enthusiastic about working in sports, able to help each other,...

Duration: 00:11:11


The Best #SportsBiz Advice of the Year – Work In Sports Podcast e036

1/10/2018
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We've Compiled all the Best #SportsBiz Advice from the Sports Industry Experts Interviewed During Our Podcast. Get Your Notepad Ready! Since September we've had 17 sports industry experts on the show, sharing their knowledge, tips and advice with all of you and we have many more lined up for the coming year. But this felt like the perfect time to look back, and cherry pick the best snippets of advice since we launched in September. There are motivational stories in here, advice for what...

Duration: 00:41:54


The Path to Becoming an Athletic Director – Work in Sports Podcast e035

1/8/2018
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How Have 125 Division 1 FBS Athletic Director's Become Athletic Directors? Jeremy O'Brien Joins the Show to Share his Research Hi Everybody, I’m Brian Clapp Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and this is the Work in Sports podcast. We’re taking a slightly different approach to this QA session – earlier this year I had it in my head that it would be cool to track the career paths of 10 different general managers in the NFL, MLB and NBA. I charted where they went to school, their first...

Duration: 00:14:57


How Do You Pivot in Your Sports Career? Work in Sports Podcast e034

1/5/2018
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Looking to Change the Focus of Your Sports Career? How Do You Pivot into a New Sports Job? Hi everybody, I’m Brian Clapp Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and this is the Work In Sports podcast. Our first QA session of the year! I love getting your questions so if you have something gnawing on your conscience, let’s talk about it…because chances are if you have the question so do other people in this community. Email me – podcast@workinsports.com Quick shout out to fan of the show...

Duration: 00:11:16


So You Want to be an Athletic Director? Work in Sports Podcast e033

1/3/2018
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Shaun Richard, Ohio State University Associate Athletic Director Shares His Advice on Becoming a College Athletic Director Hi I’m Brian Clapp Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and this is the Work in Sports podcast. Did you miss me? I took a little time off over the holidays so this is our first podcast since December 22nd. I’ve missed doing this. Starting the podcast in September, I’ll be honest, has lit a bit of a fire underneath me. I love and need new challenges, and this is new....

Duration: 00:29:57


Finding a Work Life Balance So You Can Thrive in Both – Work in Sports Podcast e032

12/22/2017
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Finding a Work Life Balance So You Can Thrive in Both Working in sports isn't unlike being a police officer, a fireman or a doctor - you are going to have an odd schedule when the main focus of your work life takes place at odd times of the day. While other people are at home winding down watching sports, you are working in it! On this episode Brian answers a question about work life balance in the sports industry, submitted by Alex in Virginia: Hi Brian – Love the podcast. You and all the...

Duration: 00:13:34


What it Takes to Work in College Sports – Work in Sports Podcast e031

12/20/2017
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Shaun Richard, Ohio State University Associate Athletic Director Joins the Podcast to Discuss What it Takes to Work in College Sports This is part 1 of my interview with Shaun Richard from Ohio State, we focus in on what the job of being an athletic director consists of and the challenges of working in collegiate sports. In part 2 Shaun and I dive into what you need to do to prepare yourself to work in college sports, should you get your masters, what are the skills schools want, how to...

Duration: 00:26:41


How to Show Off Your Skills to Land Jobs in Sports – Work in Sports podcast e030

12/18/2017
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How to Show Off Your Skills to Land Jobs in Sports Hi everybody, I’m Brian Clapp Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and this is the Work in Sports podcast Monday QA session. Before I get into our Monday question from a fan – one quick, timely in-the-moment analysis I need to give. I generally don’t do this because our content is evergreen, meaning, it’s just as relevant and alive today as it will be 6 months or a year from now. Our advice lasts. If I comment on something very newsy...

Duration: 00:14:44


Behind the Scenes Working at the NHL – Work in Sports Podcast e029

12/13/2017
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Behind the Scenes Working at the NHL - Chris Wojcik NHL Director of Event Communication and Player Relations Hi everybody I’m Brian Clapp Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and this is the Work in Sports podcast. When I first broke into the sports media, way back in 1996, I was 100% behind the scenes as a production assistant. But over time, my employer CNN/Sports Illustrated liked to throw me and some of the other behind the scenes types a bone, sending us out into the field on little...

Duration: 00:27:52


Does Being a Student-Athlete Help You Land a Job in Sports? Work in Sports Podcast e028

12/11/2017
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Does Being a Student-Athlete Help You Land a Job in Sports? Hi everybody, I’m Brian Clapp, Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and this is the WorkinSports podcast – Monday QA session! Before I get into this weeks question a quick promo for Wednesday’s sports industry interview – any hockey fans out there? Well, we’ve got NHL Director of Event Communication and Player Relations Chris Wojcik on the show Wednesday…we talk about planning huge events like the Winter Classic, All-star game...

Duration: 00:08:44


Should You Negotiate For Your Entry Level Sports Job? Work in Sports Podcast e27

12/8/2017
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Should You Negotiate For Your Entry Level Sports Job? Hi everybody, I’m Brian Clapp Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and this is the WorkinSports podcast. As you get older you find yourself debating things in your head that you used to assume were a certainty. Your perspective changes, and you look back with more knowledge at where you once were. This is very true about your career and money. When I was in my early days I was so focused on money, thinking it was the total key to...

Duration: 00:12:38


The Ins and Outs of Being a Sports Reporter – Work in Sports Podcast e026

12/6/2017
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Veteran Sports Reporter Bryan Salmond Joins the Show to Discuss His Viewpoint on Becoming a Sports Reporter Hi everybody, I’m Brian Clapp, Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and this is the WorkinSports podcast… So far we’ve had 15 sports industry expert interviews and when I first started laying out this concept, I figured I’d hit my database of contacts first. Well, it hasn’t worked out that way at all. I’ve tried to push myself out of the comfort zone I’ve established over 20 years...

Duration: 00:35:59


Should You Follow Up After a Job Application? Work in Sports Podcast e25

12/4/2017
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Should You Follow Up With an Employer After You Apply for Their Job Opening? Our 25th episode! We're all grown up. Let's handle a QA session question from John in upstate New York: Hey Brian, this is John from upstate New York, I’ve been applying for a bunch of jobs lately and I’m wondering if I should just wait and see what happens or if I should be more aggressive in following up, reaching out? I’m not a passive person, so it’s hard for me to sit here and wait! Hey John – another great...

Duration: 00:12:05


Seven Tips to Help Prepare for Your Job Search – Work in Sports Podcast e024

12/1/2017
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Getting Ready to Hit the Job Market? Here are Seven Things You Need to do First. Our fan question this week come in from Pam in Florida: I’m getting ready to start my job search in preparation for graduating in the spring …what should I start doing now to set myself up to be ready in a few months. Great question Pam, I have seven things you should do to get ready for you job search, so get your pencil ready. The good thing is these tips aren't just for sports people, this is for anyone...

Duration: 00:18:47


How Do You Learn Sports Specific Skills? Work in Sports Podcast e023

11/29/2017
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Do You Want to Become a Professional Scout? An Agent? A Coach? A General Manager? How Do You Learn Those Sports Specific Skills? Dr. Lynn Lashbrook, President and Founder of Sports Management Worldwide joins us on the podcast to explain his unique approach to teaching thousands of students around the globe specific sports industry skills. So let's get to the podcast and learn more! Hi I’m Brian Clapp, Director of Content for Work in sports.com and this is the Work in Sports Podcast – If...

Duration: 00:29:37


Are Sports Conferences Worth Attending? Work in Sports Podcast e22

11/27/2017
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Our Monday QA Session Digs into the Value of Attending Sports Conferences Hi everybody - this week on the Monday QA session I'm answering a question from Kaylah Jackson, a grad student at Northwestern studying journalism. Kaylah wants to know if attending sports conferences are worth it: The Question: As always, I am really enjoying the Work in Sports Podcasts. I wanted to know if you have any insights on attending sports business conferences? I'm currently working in journalism, but not in...

Duration: 00:13:28


The Role of Pro Sports Teams in Youth Development – Work in Sports Podcast e21

11/22/2017
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Detroit Lions Director of Football Education Chris Fritzsching Joins the Podcast Hi everybody -- I’m Brian Clapp Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and this is the Work in Sports Podcast… We are one day away from Thanksgiving, which I’ll admit kind of snuck up on me this year, but I’m not going to do some “things I’m thankful for” intro because that seems a little cliché to me and self-centered. Nope. Not going to do it. I got an email the other day from a fan of the podcast, which as...

Duration: 00:38:07


Getting Back into the Sports Industry After Working Elsewhere – Work in Sports Podcast e20

11/20/2017
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Getting Back into the Sports Industry After Working Elsewhere - Work in Sports Podcast e20 Hi everybody, I'm Brian Clapp, Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and this is the Work in Sports podcast Monday QA session. Kirsten N from Denver writes in I have been working in the sports industry in some capacity since I was 13 years old. My experience ranges from coaching figure skating, retail, Collegiate, NBA, NHL and NFL internships while also getting my BA in Sports Management/Business...

Duration: 00:14:38

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