Feeling Stuck In Your Current Career? Here’s The Push You Need.

It’s dark now when you wake up in the morning and begin the routine. Start coffee, shower, eat, dress. It’s Monday – how are you feeling?  No seriously, answer the question – how are you feeling? You work week is about to start, this isn’t the carefree, do as I please, weekend anymore. No pajamas […]

5 Awesome Golf Tournaments You Can Volunteer At Around The World

Are you an avid golf fan? Are you considering a career in golf behind the ropes and want to experience what goes into running a golf tournament? Volunteering at a professional golf tournament will help you with both of these. Every professional golf tour recruits volunteers to help tournaments year round. Tournament organizers recruit volunteers in […]

Becoming a Pro Sports Executive – Work in Sports Podcast E009

The Soft Skill You Need for Sports Jobs and an Interview with Amber Cox VP of the Connecticut Sun Hi I’m Brian Clapp, Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and this is the WorkinSports podcast. I had a mentor, he was my General Manager at Fox Sports Northwest, and he was giving me advice on hiring […]

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. […]

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, […]

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 […]

Becoming a Sports Equipment Manager

One of the thrills of working in sports is not just being close to the action, but being close to the athletes as well. Daniel Deming, Assistant Sports Equipment Manager for D.C. United, spends his days working closely with the athletes we watch perform on the field, and has learned that they share common ground. […]

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