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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: Lewie Pollis: The Power of Sports Analytics  Work in Sports podcast e158

Posted: 2/20/2019


Sports Analytics is all the rage in the sports industry – but what does it really look like to be in research and development? Lewie Pollis, Lead Quantitative Analyst, Amateur Scouting for the Philadelphia Phillies gives us an inside look at the world of sports analytics. Today’s sponsors: Temple University Masters in Sports Business Georgetown [...]


Brian Clapp: A Plan to Build Real, Lasting Connections  Work in Sports Podcast e157

Posted: 2/18/2019


Everyone needs a follow up plan to build relationships. Lucky you, we’re sharing ours. Hi everybody, Im Brian Clapp Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and this is the Work in Sports podcast. We are brought to you this week by WorkinSports.com the leading job board for the sports industry. We currently have 10,145 active [...]


Brian Clapp: The Benefits of Volunteering at Major Sports Events  Facebook LIVE Replay #7

Posted: 2/15/2019


Every Thursday at 7:30 pm EST, Brian Clapp, host of the Work in Sports podcast, goes live from the Work in Sports facebook page for an hour long session covering important topics that will make a difference for your sports career. This week, Brian had a special guest on the show, Casey Dehart, who recently [...]


Brian Clapp: Social Responsibility in a Changing Sports World  Work in Sports Podcast e156

Posted: 2/13/2019


The role of corporate social responsibility in sports has taken on a larger profile in the industry, now representing a bigger, more impactful role in sports organizations of all sizes. Learn more about these sports roles from Tiara Brown, Charlotte Hornets Manager of Corporate Social Responsibility. For more information on the Master in Sports Business [...]


Brian Clapp: Take this Sports Job or Shove It? Work in Sports Podcast e155

Posted: 2/11/2019


What if you get a job offer but aren’t sure it’s the right fit? Here are some scenarios to consider when accepting a sports job. If youre determined to advance your sports career, the Masters in Sports Industry Management from Georgetown is the answer youve been looking for. Georgetown offers a part-time Master’s in Sports [...]


Brian Clapp: Facebook Live Replay: Leveraging LinkedIn for your Sports Career  Live #6

Posted: 2/8/2019


Every Thursday at 7:30 pm EST, Brian Clapp, host of the Work in Sports podcast, goes live from the Work in Sports facebook page for an hour long session covering important topics that will make a difference for your sports career. This week, Brian covered the techniques you can use to maximize one of the [...]


Brian Clapp: Tripp Keister: Player Development in Professional Sports  Work in Sports Podcast e154

Posted: 2/6/2019


Tripp Keister is the winningest manager in Potomac Nationals history, but he doesn’t care about that, what he cares about is player development. Hi everybody Im Brian Clapp, Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and this is the Work in Sports podcast Since the day we started this podcast I have had fans ask repeatedly [...]


Brian Clapp: Going Beyond the Basics of Sports Internships  Work in Sports podcast e153

Posted: 2/4/2019


Hi everybody, Im Brian Clapp Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and this is the Work in Sports podcast Apparently I am one of the few people in the world actually quite satisfied with last nights Super Bowl yes I am from Boston, life long Patriots fan, and yes I enjoyed last nights game. I [...]


Brian Clapp: Lee De Leon: The Business of College Sports  Work in Sports Podcast e152

Posted: 1/30/2019


Lee De Leon, Purdue University Executive Senior Associate Athletic Director and Assistant Vice President of Development joins the Work in Sports to discuss working in the big business of college sports! For more information on the the Master in Sport Business Leadership program at Seattle University email them toreceive more information atMSBL@seattleu.eduor call 206-398-4610 to [...]


Brian Clapp: Stuck in a Rut? Not Sure What Career Choices to Make? Listen in. Work in Sports Podcast e151

Posted: 1/28/2019


Hi everybody Im Brian Clapp, Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and this is the Work in Sports podcast.. I want to say a quick thank you to all of the people who have been coming to our Facebook LIVE sessions every Thursday night at 7:30 EST from the Work in Sports facebook page. The sessions [...]


Brian Clapp: The Five Types of People You Need in Your Professional Network  Facebook LIVE Session 5

Posted: 1/25/2019


Every Thursday at 7:30pm EST from the Work in Sports Facebook Page, Brian Clapp our Director of Content and Host of the Work in Sports podcast leads a live session focused on a sports career related topic, and then opened up for questions from the live audience. This week, Brian focused on the type of [...]


Brian Clapp: Vincent Pierson: Minor League Baseball, Director of Diversity and Inclusion  Work in Sports Podcast e150

Posted: 1/23/2019


It’s one of the hottest topics in all of sports; Diversity and Inclusion. In this episode of the Work in Sports podcast host Brian Clapp welcomes Vincent Pierson, Minor League Baseball Director of Diversity and Inclusion for an insightful conversation on equality in our industry. Hi everybody, Im Brian Clapp Director of Content for [...]


Brian Clapp: The Research You Should Conduct for Each Job Interview  Work in Sports Podcast e149

Posted: 1/21/2019


Wondering what kind of research you should conduct leading up to a job interview? In this Work in Sports podcast episode host Brian Clapp shares seven types of research you should complete for every job interview. Hi everybody, Im Brian Clapp Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and this is the Work in Sports podcast. Before [...]


Brian Clapp: Melanie Newman: Major League Talent  Work in Sports Podcast E148

Posted: 1/16/2019


Melanie Newman is just one of just five women calling play-by-play in professional baseball. Learn more about how she beat the odds and keeps pushing for more on the Work in Sports podcast! Hi everybody Im Brian Clapp, Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and this is the Work in Sports podcast I was struck this [...]


Brian Clapp: Is There a Hiring Season for Sports Jobs?  Work in Sports Podcast e147

Posted: 1/14/2019


Hi everybody, Im Brian Clapp Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and this is the Work in Sports podcast As you listen to this episode Ill be in sunny Phoenix on a business trip with the rest of the Work in Sports crew coming up with new ideas, features and business objectives for our site [...]


Brian Clapp: Mailynh Vu Cleveland Indians Assistant Director of Talent Acquisition  Work in Sports Podcast e146

Posted: 1/9/2019


Looking to get a job in sports? Mailynh Vu, Cleveland Indians Assistant Director of Talent Acquisition joins the Work in Sports podcast and shares incredible career advice! Hi everybody, Im Brian Clapp Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and this is the Work in Sports podcast There is a mystery that surrounds the hiring practices of [...]


Brian Clapp: Motivation Doesnt Work. You Need This Instead. Work in Sports podcast E145

Posted: 1/7/2019


Life isn’t like the movies. Motivation is temporary. Instead of waiting for inspiration to come from someone else, try this instead. Hi everybody, Im Brian Clapp Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and this is the Work in Sports podcast. Its the first Monday episode of the year 2019 which means I am obligated to [...]


Brian Clapp: Advanced Advice for Sports Job Interviews  Facebook LIVE replay!

Posted: 1/4/2019


Every Thursday at 7:30pm EST Brian Clapp, Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and host of the Work in Sports podcast, presents a LIVE session on our Work in Sports Facebook page. Since many people can’t make the live event, we’ll publish the replay right here on our blog every Friday. During this episode, Brian shares [...]


Brian Clapp: Kurt Svoboda, University of Michigan: Working in Big Time College Athletics  Work in Sports Podcast E144

Posted: 1/2/2019


Learn more about the challenges and opportunities of working in big time college athletics from University of Michigan Associate Athletic Director Kurt Svoboda! Hi everybody Im Brian Clapp Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and this is the Work in Sports podcast Welcome to January 2019 everybody! This is a pretty crazy time of year [...]


Brian Clapp: Jeff Altstadter: USGA Director, Open Championships, Public Relations  Work in Sports Podcast e143

Posted: 12/26/2018


Jeff Altstadter USGA Director, Open Championships Public Relations joins the Work in Sports podcast! Hi everybody Im Brian Clapp Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and this is the Work in Sports podcast. You were probably wondering this morning, its the day after Christmas will Brian publish a podcast? Alright you probably werent wondering that. But [...]


Brian Clapp: Mastering the Art of Social Media Networking  Work in Sports Facebook Live Session #2

Posted: 12/21/2018


Join us every Thursday night at 7:30PM EST for a live sports career advice session on the Work in Sports Facebook page! Hosted by Brian Clapp, 20-year veteran of the sports industry, WorkinSports.com Director of Content and host of the Work in Sports podcast. Brian starts every show with actionable advice for your sports career, [...]


Brian Clapp: Gina Miller: Sports Media and Communication  Work in Sports podcast e142

Posted: 12/19/2018


Gina Miller, FC Dallas VP of Media and Communication joins the Work in Sports podcast Hi everybody Im Brian Clapp, Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and this is the Work in Sports podcast. As we approach the holiday season, let me remind you working in sports is a different animal. While all off your friends [...]


Brian Clapp: Begin Your Sports Career with the End in Mind  Work in Sports podcast e141

Posted: 12/17/2018


If you can master this simple concept of reverse engineering your career from the end, backwards, you will find great success in your sports career. Hi everybody Im Brian Clapp, Director of Content for Work in Sports.com and this is the Work in Sports podcast! Gina Miller on Wednesday which is also my birthday [...]


Brian Clapp: Jesse Cole: Sports Business Done (Very) Differently  Work in Sports e140

Posted: 12/12/2018


Jesse Cole, owner of the Savannah Bananas baseball team does things differently, but not just for the sake of being different, he’s pushing for new. Listen in to this episode and get ready for a different perspective on sports business. Hi everybody, Im Brian Clapp Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and this is the Work [...]


Brian Clapp: Networking at a Large Sports Event  Work in Sports Podcast e139

Posted: 12/10/2018


Each year there are hundreds of sports conferences around the globe which make for great learning and networking opportunities. How do you make the most out of these large scale sports events? We explain on this podcast! Hi everybody Im Brian Clapp Director of Content for Workinsports.com and this is the Work in Sports podcast. [...]


 
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