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The Start of the London 2012 Paralympic Games

The Opening Ceremony for the 2012 Paralympic Games in London is happening right now! To help get you in the spirit, check out this video of Allison Jones, a medal-winning U.S. Paralympic cyclist and member of the Team USA Career Program that Adecco runs in partnership with the USOC. Go USA!

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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 […] Read Article “Team USA Athlete Interview: Eric Hurd”

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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 […] Read Article “Team USA Athlete Interview: James Williams”

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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 […] Read Article “Team USA Women’s Field Hockey”

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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 […] Read Article “Why Hire an Olympic Athlete?”

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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.

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Paying the Bills

As a retired athlete, I know how hard it is to train full-time for a dream and still pay the bills.  Not to mention having to make the sometimes difficult transition out of sport to the working world. It’s a common misconception that all athletes have big-name sponsors! Check out what some of the athletes […] Read Article “Paying the Bills”

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Preparing for the Opening Ceremonies

Here are the first of several videos we’ll be sending your way to share what’s happening with Team USA at the 2012 Olympic Games in London! Angel Bovee is our Athlete Liaison and will be interviewing several athletes from Team USA who are also members of the Athlete Career Program that Adecco runs in partnership […] Read Article “Preparing for the Opening Ceremonies”

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Training Smart for the Games and Beyond

With less than a month until the start of the London 2012 Olympic Games, U.S. Olympic Hopefuls are kicking their preparations into a whole new gear! Across the nation, athletes are attending intensive training camps where they are immersed in training regimens specially designed by the best and brightest coaching minds to fine tune athletes’ […] Read Article “Training Smart for the Games and Beyond”