Mailynh Vu: Cleveland Indians Director of Talent Acquisition – Work In Sports Podcast

Mailynh Vu, Cleveland Indians Director of Talent Acquisition shares incredible insight into getting hired in the sports industry during this episode of the Work In Sports podcast

Alright — let’s start the countdown…

Hey everybody, I’m Brian Clapp VP of Content and Engaged Learning for and this is the Work In Sports podcast…

It’s that time of year.

I don’t know about you but there is a rhythm to my work and life year. There are certain things, events or opportunities I try to focus on during different months or seasons. get a job in sports

January is, without sounding too cheesy or cliche, it is a month of rebirth. Setting the stage for the new year and starting to accomplish the goals I have set for myself. 

But you can’t start accomplishing goals if you don’t set them — so for me, December is for planning and strategizing.

Yes, it is also the month for over-indulgence and lots of parties, but primarily it is a month I focus on planning.

Planning takes different forms for different people — I’m building out our content strategy, developing new ideas, resources, and budgets, deciding if I want an intern or two this year and a whole bunch of other things.

But for you — planning for the coming year make take on a completely different format, in fact, I suggest that it should. Most of you should be focused on how to make yourself the best possible candidate for jobs in the sports industry in 2020. Period. 

And to start off this season of planning, I’m going to do you a real solid. In 2019, we had a bevy of incredible guests, but one rose above the rest when it came to planning for your sports career. 

Mailynh Vu, Cleveland Indians Director of Talent Acquisition opened up her world to us – sharing insight into phone interviews, resume building, interviewing tips, hiring trends, mistakes people make that drive her crazy and so much more. 

If you listened to this episode last January when it debuted — I don’t care – listen again. And if you are new to this episode, get out your pen and pencil… this is Master’s level stuff and you should be taking notes and building out your action plan for 2020. 

Here’s my good friend Mailynh Vu — 

Download this episode of the Work In Sports podcast to learn more about how to get hired in the sports industry from Mailynh Vu, Cleveland Indians Director of Talent Acquisition

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About Brian Clapp

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