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Meet Our Sports Career Blogger and Podcast Host: Brian Clapp


Being on the job hunt can be a lonely place filled with self-doubt and sleepless nights. For many, fear overwhelms the promise of landing a dream job and they fall back into their comfortable dead end job. Clock in, clock out, collect paycheck, rinse, repeat. But not for you. You're here because you want something better for yourself, and we want that too.

Our blog has insider information that will set you up for success, teach you the right way to do things, help you learn from industry experts and understand what skills you need to thrive. So read on and learn and don't forget to ask questions in the comment section of each article - we actually take the time to respond to them because we believe we're in this together.



Brian Clapp: Mark Coscarello: Senior Talent Acquisition at the USGA – Work in Sports Podcast

Posted: 6/25/2019


Mark Coscarello, Senior Director of Talent Acquisition for the USGA joins the Work in Sports podcast to discuss how he finds the best talent for the job. Hi everybody, I’m Brian Clapp Vice President of Content and Engaged Learning for WorkinSports.com and this is the Work in Sports podcast… There is nothing quote like Sundays [...]


Brian Clapp: Mark Coscarello: Talent Acquisition Manager at the USGA – Work in Sports Podcast

Posted: 6/25/2019


Mark Coscarello, Talent Acquisition Manager for the USGA joins the Work in Sports podcast to discuss how he finds the best talent for the job. Hi everybody, I’m Brian Clapp Vice President of Content and Engaged Learning for WorkinSports.com and this is the Work in Sports podcast… There is nothing quote like Sundays in the [...]


Brian Clapp: Demand Authentic Communication! Work in Sports Podcast

Posted: 6/24/2019


Hi everybody, I’m Brian Clapp…. Wait for it… Vice President of Content and Engaged Learning at WorkinSports.com and this is the Work in Sports podcast. Not sure that rolls off the tongue yet, I need to work on the new title. I was in such a routine saying director of content for WorkinSports.com …I could [...]


Brian Clapp: Greg Amiel: Ottawa Sports And Entertainment Group – Work In Sports Podcast

Posted: 6/18/2019


We’re headed north of the border for today’s podcast episode with Greg Amiel Community Engagement Coordinator for Ottawa Sports and Entertainment Group.  Hi everybody, I’m Brian Clapp Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and this is the Work in Sports podcast… I was speaking yesterday to a friend of mine from the University of Florida, sorry [...]


Brian Clapp: Your Most Difficult Job Interview Questions and Why They Were Asked – Work In Sports podcast

Posted: 6/17/2019


You can figure out how to answer interview questions when you consider why they were asked in the first place. Let’s run through some examples on this episode 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. As you hopefully [...]


Brian Clapp: Andrew Sidney: Houston Rockets Director of Group and Inside Sales – Work in Sports Podcast

Posted: 6/12/2019


  Sometimes finding your fit in the sports industry requires you to figure out what you don’t like before you figure out what you do like. Andrew Sidney of the Houston Rockets explains in this weeks Work in Sports podcast. Hi, everybody, I’m Brian Clapp Director of content for WorkinSports.com and this is the Work in [...]


Brian Clapp: Tips for Your Sports Industry Resume – Work in Sports Podcast

Posted: 6/10/2019


How do you craft a resume to stand out in the sports industry? That’s easy, listen to this podcast episode. Hey, everybody, I’m Brian Clapp Director of Content for WorkInSports.com and this is the Work in Sports podcast. Coming up later this week on the Pod, Andrew Sidney Houston Rockets Director of Group and Inside [...]


Brian Clapp: Emily Jaenson: Reno Aces General Manager – Work in Sports Podcast

Posted: 6/5/2019


Listen in to the podcast interview with Emily Jaenson, Reno Aces General Manager to learn more about MiLB, leadership, gender equality and much more! Hey, it’s Brian, coming up today on the show Emily Jaenson General Manager of the Reno Aces Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks but before all that greatness — let’s talk [...]


Brian Clapp: Let’s Talk About Leadership in the Workplace – Work in Sports Podcast

Posted: 6/3/2019


Most people who think they are leaders in the workplace are doing it all wrong. In today’s podcast, we’re going to break down four important traits of real leaders! (Psst, anyone can be a leader, not just senior executives) Hey, it’s Brian before we get into today’s QA session on leadership – a topic I [...]


Brian Clapp: Kenneth Shropshire: A Deeper Understanding of the Sports Industry – Work in Sports Podcast

Posted: 5/28/2019


Kenneth Shropshire, CEO of the Global Sports Institute at Arizona State University joins the Work in Sports podcast to discuss the future of our industry Hey it’s Brian before we start today’s podcast episode with Kenneth Shropshire CEO of the Global Sport Institute … let’s talk about, the master’s program at the University of Dubuque! [...]


Brian Clapp: Andrew Howard, NFL Communication Manager – Work In Sports Podcast

Posted: 5/22/2019


Listen in as Andrew Howard, NFL Communication Manager, joins host Brian Clapp on the Work in Sports podcast to discuss his career and role with the NFL! Hey it’s Brian, today’s Work in Sports podcast episode with Andrew Howard NFL Communication Manager is brought to you by the online master’s degree in sport management at [...]


Brian Clapp: A Company First Approach to your Sports Job Search – Work in Sports podcast

Posted: 5/20/2019


Is a company first approach to your job search a better strategy for you? We investigate! Hey it’s Brian, welcome to a Monday edition of the Work in Sports podcast, brought to you this week by the online master’s degree in sport management at the University of Florida The University of Florida program has three [...]


Brian Clapp: Chris Wojcik: NHL Director of Event Communication and Player Relations – Work in Sports Podcast

Posted: 5/15/2019


Learn more about the business of hockey from Chris Wojcik, NHL Director of Event Communication and Player Relations. Hi everyone it’s Brian before we jump into today’s interview with Chris Wojcik, NHL Director of Event Communication and Player Relations let’s talk about today’s sponsor, the University of Florida – Go Gators! The University of Florida [...]


Brian Clapp: It’s Time To Talk About Group Interviews – Work in Sports Podcast

Posted: 5/13/2019


Group interviews are becoming more and more common in the sports industry. Here’s our advice on how to be the stand-out candidate during a group interview. Hey, everyone, it’s Brian before we get into today’s episode on group interviews and how to handle them, let’s talk a little about the Masters in Management focused on [...]


Brian Clapp: Lisa Bregman: Sports Marketing in the NFL – Work in Sports Podcast

Posted: 5/7/2019


Lisa Bregman, Seattle Seahawks Director of Marketing joins me on 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… Seattle sits in a corner of the country all by itself when it comes to the NFL. The next closest team, the [...]


Brian Clapp: Does A Masters Make Me Overqualified for Sports Jobs? Work in Sports Podcast

Posted: 5/6/2019


Hi everybody, I’m Brian Clapp Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and this is the Work in Sports podcast… Coming up this week – very excited to have Lisa Bregman, Seattle Seahawks Director of Marketing on the show coming up Wednesday. We are set to conduct our interview later this afternoon, and if all goes according [...]


Brian Clapp: Chelsea Zahn: Tackling Partnership Activation in Sports – Work in Sports Podcast

Posted: 4/30/2019


What is partnership activation as it applies to the sports industry? Chelsea Zahn, Pittsburgh Steelers Partnership Activation Specialist joins the show to discuss that and much more! Hi, everybody, I’m Brian Clapp Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and this is the Work in Sports podcast… There is a hunt for fit in the sports industry. [...]


Brian Clapp: To Apply, or Not to Apply, That is the Sports Career Question – Work in Sports Podcast

Posted: 4/29/2019


Big question today, what does it mean to be qualified for a job and is it appropriate to apply when you aren’t a 100% match? Let’s dig in! Hi everybody, I’m Brian Clapp Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and this is the Work in Sports podcast… A couple of quick updates before we get into [...]


Brian Clapp: Colbe Herr, IMG Academy Baseball Business and Program Manager – Work in Sports podcast

Posted: 4/24/2019


IMG Academy is changing the way we consider education in America, training athletes in the classroom and the field at a highly concentrated level. This weeks guest explains how schools like IMG Academy are on the rise.    Hi, everybody, I’m Brian Clapp Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and this is the Work in Sports [...]


Brian Clapp: Can You Apply for Multiple Jobs at the Same Organization? Work in Sports Podcast

Posted: 4/22/2019


The Big Question today, can you apply for multiple jobs at the same organization at the same time? Let’s dig in. Hi everybody, I’m Brian Clapp, Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and this is the Work in Sports podcast… For all of the professors in the audience – and I know you are out there [...]


Brian Clapp: Dr. Amy Giddings: The Evolution of Coaching – Work in Sports podcast

Posted: 4/17/2019


Being a coach means you are always in the public eye, but rarely understood. Dr. Amy Giddings from Temple University joins the Work in Sports podcast this week to discuss the unknown world of being a coach. Hi everybody, I’m Brian Clapp Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and this is the Work in Sports podcast… [...]


Brian Clapp: Zachary Galia: Pittsburgh Steelers Social Media Manager – Work in Sports Podcast

Posted: 4/10/2019


An insiders viewpoint on sports social media with Zachary Galia Pittsburgh Steelers social media manager Hi, everybody, I’m Brian Clapp Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and this is the Work in Sports podcast… More and more in today’s sports world, teams have become their own media outlets. For years those of us in the traditional [...]


Brian Clapp: How To Exude Confidence in Your Next Job Interview – Work in Sports Podcast

Posted: 4/8/2019


When you exude confidence in your job interviews, it gives the employer confidence in hiring you. Here’s how to do it! Hi everybody, I’m Brian Clapp, Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and this is the Work in Sports podcast… The last few weeks we’ve had some incredible guests on the show, if you haven’t listened [...]


Brian Clapp: Job Interview Prep: Research, Research, Research – Facebook LIVE

Posted: 4/5/2019


Every week people ask me how to prepare for their upcoming sports job interview and I tell them: It all starts with research. Their follow up, without fail: “What research should I do?” And that is the purpose of this Facebook LIVE session, to explain the necessary research everyone should do before they go on [...]


Brian Clapp: Lauren Sisler: SEC Network Sports Reporter – Work in Sports Podcast

Posted: 4/3/2019


Lauren Sisler, sports reporter for the SEC Network, hasn’t had an easy road to her award-winning career on camera. She’s battled, persevered and thrived through tragedy. This is a story you won’t forget.    Hi everyone, I’m Brian Clapp Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and this is the Work in Sports podcast… We all have [...]


 
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