Earn The Master’s Degree Sports Employers Respect

Each calendar year U.S. colleges and universities award approximately 1.8 million bachelor’s degrees, an artful piece of paper delivered with a handshake and framed for a lifetime spent on parent’s walls. But after the handshake, most in graduating glory begin to hear the clock ticking in their head. Like a stopwatch racing towards zero, the […]

Philadelphia Eagles Talent Acquisition Manager Colleen Scoles Shares What Pro Teams Look for When Hiring – Work in Sports Podcast E5

Work in Sports Podcast Episode 5 – Philadelphia Eagles Talent Acquisition Manager Colleen Scoles Hi, Welcome to the Work in Sports Podcast – I’m Brian Clapp Director of Content for WorkinSports. My job is to use my experience in the sports industry to share ideas with you on how to make your way in sports. […]

Bonus Work in Sports Podcast – CNN’s Brooke Baldwin Shuts Down Fox Sports Radio’s Clay Travis During Segment on Sexism and Racism

Bonus Podcast – Fox Sports Radio’s Clay Travis Shows What Stupidity Looks Like I’m doing this bonus podcast because I’m mad – really mad – and this is my chance to rant a bit and release some steam. I’ll let you know this is about Fox Sports radio host Clay Travis’ appearance on CNN this […]

Why You Need to Focus on Networking for Your Sports Career – Work in Sports Podcast E004

Podcast Interview with Arizona Diamondbacks Mascot and Author of Don’t Sleep on Planes, Zachary Hall Hi! Welcome to the Work in Sports podcast – I’m Brian Clapp Director of Content for Work in Sports – today on the podcast we have Arizona Diamondbacks mascot and author of Don’t Sleep on Planes, Zachary Hall. A little […]

Job Interview Tips for Sports Careers: Three Things You Should Expect

You’ve nailed your resume. Mastered the techniques of job searching. Studied and prepared for the most likely interview questions. And now you wait. You wait for the phone to ring and the voice on the other side to be more than just pleasant, you want it to invite you in. You long for someone to […]

The Trick(s) to Networking on Social Media

This isn’t your ordinary night spent in front of the TV, clutching a small glass with ice cubes clinking inside. You have somewhere to be, and people are expecting you to show up representing the best version of yourself. Tonight is different than most nights because you are on your way to a networking mixer downtown, […]

Sports Jobs in Focus: Becoming a Sports Social Media Coordinator

Social media has altered the relationship between teams and their fans – and smart brands are making it a part of their overall marketing strategy Ask most seasoned business professionals about jobs in social media and they will reflexively respond, ‘social media isn’t a job, it’s a function of a job” as if they are […]

Why You Need a Walk-On Attitude For Your Sports Career

A stretch Hummer pulled up at the College Football Hall of Fame on April 22nd, 2006, inside was the top football recruit in the nation, high school senior and National Offensive Player of the Year, Jimmy Clausen. A press conference was prepared and ready to grab the attention of the sports world as Clausen arranged […]

How to Get College Ready for Working in the Sports Industry

College bound high school seniors eager to work in the sports industry have big dreams. Running their own team, representing professional athletes, hosting SportsCenter – the sports jobs of their imagination are closer than ever before. While high school provided an all-encompassing education, with more chemistry and history than sports event management theory, college will […]

Five Useful Tips for Starting a Sports Business

Thousands, even millions, of people around the globe only wish they could spend their time working in a career field that they truly love. A job they are passionate about. One that they desire to go to each day. Oftentimes, this wish for a career field they truly love encompasses the idea of starting a […]

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