Team USA Career Program and Hilton Worldwide

Did you know that Hilton Worldwide is one of the partners in the Team USA Career Program? Watch this video to learn more about how Adecco helps Olympic and Paralympic athletes get beneficial and flexible jobs at great organizations like Hilton.


Team USA Athlete Interview: Eric Hurd

 

Eric Hurd is on the US Canoe/Kayak team and is also a member of the Team USA Career Program. Through the program, he works as an HR assistant at GE. Being part of the Team USA Career Program provides Eric with a flexible schedule, allowing him to train and compete while still receiving a paycheck.
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Team USA Athlete Interview: James Williams

Meet Olympian James Williams, a member of the 2012 US Fencing Team also a member of the Team USA Career Program.  This program is a unique partnership between Adecco and the United States Olympic Committee, placing U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Hopefuls in part-time jobs that are flexible around their athletic demands.   James, the youngest member of the 2008 US Olympic Fencing Team, is competing at his second Olympic Games here in London.  He also works as a Client Relations Intern for TD Ameritrade in midtown Manhattan.

James is competing in the upcoming men’s fencing team event–wish him luck! GO USA!!!

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Team USA Women’s Field Hockey

Did you know that many members of the US Field Hockey team are participants of the Team USA Career Program and work for various sponsor companies? These field hockey players were placed by Adecco and working at companies like GE, TD Ameritrade, and Hilton Worldwide.  They are gaining amazing career experience while still being able to train full-time to fulfill a lifelong dream.

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Why Hire an Olympic Athlete?

Swifter, Higher, Stronger.   (Citus, Altus, Fortius) That is the Olympic Motto and something world-class athletes strive for everyday.

So why are top companies and top athletes a great fit?  Companies hire Team USA Career Program participants because top performing athletes have a unique skill set including out-of-the-box problem solving skills,  excellent time management and the determination to give 100% of themselves to be the best at what they do—on the field or on the job.

Their quest to be the best can inspire their co-workers everyday . . . and the energy and drive they bring to the workplace, which is not something you will find on a resume!


The Olympic Oath

On Friday, athletes in the Team USA Career Program took the Olympic Oath, a symbolic gesture of sportsmanship. Recited at the Opening Ceremony on behalf of all athletes, the athletes pledge to uphold the Olympic Spirit of competition and fair play.