Three Inspiring Sports Campaigns for the Marketing Professional

Sports fans, amateur athletes, and pros all have one thing in common — they love the game. Each person may love it for a different reason, but the affinity is there nonetheless. For brands that make their name in sports apparel or athletic fuel, the challenge is to create a message that speaks to all […]

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 […]

How Do You Learn Sports Specific Skills? Work in Sports Podcast e023

Do You Want to Become a Professional Scout? An Agent? A Coach? A General Manager? How Do You Learn Those Sports Specific Skills? Dr. Lynn Lashbrook, President and Founder of Sports Management Worldwide joins us on the podcast to explain his unique approach to teaching thousands of students around the globe specific sports industry skills. […]

How to Become a Buyer for a Sports Retailer

Have you ever wondered how your favorite sports brand gets put into retail stores? All stores, whether a large chain or small business, have at least one employee that decides what products will be sold in store. This buyer finds the best product at the lowest prices by negotiating with dozens of vendors. They also […]

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 […]

The Secret To Landing a Job in Sports Marketing – Work in Sports Podcast E008

Spinning the Cam Newton Fiasco Forward and an Interview on Sports Marketing Jobs with Mark Crepeau, VP of Marketing Partnerships for the Basketball Hall of Fame Hi, this is Brian Clapp Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and you are listening to the Work in Sports podcast. Last week Cam Newton made sexists remarks towards  female […]

Turning Your Passion For Hockey into a Career You Love

You’ve been playing hockey your entire life. It started on the street in front of your house, and then quickly shifted to the ice. You’re passion for the game is undeniable. In your eyes, hockey isn’t just a sport — it’s a way of life. Sound about right? So, how do you turn that passion […]

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 […]

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