Carl Manteau: Selling in the Sports Industry – Work in Sports E138

Milwaukee Bucks senior group sales director Carl Manteau joins the podcast to talk the real nuts and bolts of the sports sales side of the industry.  Hi everybody I’m Brian Clapp Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and this is the Work in Sports podcast… We’re going to take a trip down memory lane today and […]

Tough Interview Questions: “Tell Me About Yourself” – Work in Sports Podcast e137

Every interviewer starts with “So tell me a little something about yourself” — why do they ask this and how should I answer it? We’ve got you covered on this weeks episode! Hi everybody I’m Brian Clapp, Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and this is the Work in Sports podcast. Fred Hoiberg of the Bulls […]

Bill Guertin: The Sports Sales Trainer the Pro’s Use – Work in Sports Podcast E133

Want to Work in Sports? Of course you do! Bottom line: If you have sales skills, you’ll go far. Bill Guertin is the guy who trains the sales staffs of pro teams around the nation, he knows what teams need and want on staff, and he joins us on this weeks podcast! Hi everybody, I’m […]

Karl Keating: Exploring the World of Sports Brand Marketing – Work in Sports Podcast e094

Karl Keating, Brand lead for Nike’s House of Hoops joins the show to discuss international sports marketing, the challenges of leading teams and the various corporate cultures in sports apparel and lifestyle.  Hi everybody I’m Brian Clapp Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and this is the Work in Sports podcast… The Silicon Valley is a […]

Mike Judge: Cleveland Browns Recruiter and Manager of Inside Sales – Work in Sports Podcast e66

An Inside Look at Recruiting for Sales Jobs in Sports with Mike Judge, Manager of Inside Sales and Recruiter for the Cleveland Browns. Hi everybody I’m Brian Clapp Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and this is the Work in Sports podcast. I try really hard to avoid the “back when I was first getting started” […]

Philadelphia Eagles Talent Acquisition Manager Colleen Scoles Shares What Teams Look for When Hiring

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. […]

How Data Analytics Helps Coaches in Planning

Before data entered sports, all coaches had in terms of statistical reporting was who played, who scored and who didn’t. This, by and large, was the basis on which players on any particular sport were evaluated. Decisions about who to play, draft, coach or develop were being made with a “gut” feeling or adhering to […]

How Volunteering Can Lead to a Job in the Sports Industry

Volunteering can have personal benefits, such as boosting your self-esteem and providing a positive vibe about making the world a better place. But it can also help you set yourself apart from other applicants in the sports industry. Volunteering will help you gain new skills and make new contacts in your desired field. To get […]

Five Traits Both Managers and Coaches Want on Their Team

We can all understand the connection between the world of sports and successful living. In the athletic world there are superstars, heroes, trainers, coaches, big organizations, little clubs, and many dedicated people working behind the scenes. The same is true for pursuing education, finding a career, and living life in general. The traits managers look […]

Six Lesser Known Secrets To Sports Career Success

This article is a guest contribution from radio and TV sportscaster Mel Proctor, who has worked in the sports industry for over 40 years at networks including CBS, NBC, TNT and Fox.  If you’re reading this blog or are a regular Work in Sports reader, you probably want to move up in your current role or […]

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