The Five Types of People You Need in Your Professional Network – Facebook LIVE Session 5

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 […]

Mastering the Art of Social Media Networking – Work in Sports Facebook Live Session #2

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, Director of Content and host of the Work in Sports podcast. Brian starts every show with actionable advice for your sports career, […]

Three Ideas to Make Yourself Memorable in a Job Interview

Being mediocre is the death knell for all job seekers. Mediocre means your are good enough to be considered, but not good enough to be hired. You aren’t the dream hire every employer wants, you’re just a nice alternative should the top candidate turn them down. How do you break from this mold and make […]

Choosing the Right School for Sports Careers

If you are interested in pursuing a sports career, you are in luck because more and more colleges and universities are teaching sports specific classes and majors suited for the sports industry. But success is not necessarily tied to where you go to school, as Director of Content Brian Clapp explains in this short […]

Video: How To Stand Out From The Crowd For Sports Jobs

Don’t kid yourself, sports jobs are highly competitive. In the past, has been asked to help sports employers like ESPN with some of their recruiting efforts and it’s amazing the amount of responses they get for every opening. Do you want to be the person getting the competitive sports jobs, or just the person filling […]

How to Find a Mentor (and why it is so important)

The most important step of your sports career may not be where you go to school, or where you get your first job – it could very well be finding a mentor that can help guide and support you throughout your journey. Find out more in the short video about how to find a mentor, […]

The Skill You Need to Improve for Your Sports Career

Sometimes you need a little tough love to push you through your career, with that in mind I think this may be just what you need: WIS writing skills [bctt tweet=”The Skill You Need to Improve for Your Sports Career #sportsbiz”] Video Transcript for “The Skill You Need to Improve for Your Sports Career” Brian […]

The Secret to Getting Your Dream Sports Job

What strategy should you use to get your dream sports job? We have a few ideas on that concept, and we explore it in this short video: WIS internal candidates [bctt tweet=”The Secret to Getting Your Dream Sports Job #sportsbiz”] Video Transcript for “The Secret to Getting Your Dream Sports Job” Brian Clapp, Director […]

How to use Your Cover Letter to Tell the Right Story

The fact that employers in the sports industry expect you to have a versatile and diverse skill set comes as no surprise – but how do you show them you have what it takes? We have an idea you need to incorporate into your next cover letter: WIS demonstrate versatility [bctt tweet=”How to Use Your […]

The Secret to Advancing in Your Sports Career

On the WorkinSports blog we spend a great deal of time discussing how to land your first job in the sports industry, but in this video we’re going one step deeper to discuss what you should do after you land your first job! WIS Secret to Advancing in Sports Careers [bctt tweet=”The Secret to Advancing […]