Olympic and Paralympic athletes are incredibly busy people-often working and training full-time to make their podium dreams come true! To help with their work-life balance, Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls in over 34 countries can receive career planning and job placement assistance from Adecco. Recently the International Olympic Committee produced a video highlighting the work-life balance challenges athlete from around the world face, including U.S. Athlete Career and Education Program participant and Skeleton athlete Morgan Tracey, who has worked as a HotShot firefighter and now as a legal clerk for GE and Special Counsel to balance her sporting career and make ends meet. View video here.
January 28, 2019
Apprenticeships are a time-tested idea that is getting new life as employers seek better ways to develop and keep talent. In Italy where I grew up, and throughout much of Europe, apprenticeships have remained a staple of workforce development. In Switzerland, for example, 70% of high school graduates enter apprenticeships in “new-collar” fields such as IT, […] Read Article "Apprenticeship: Old Idea Offers New Opportunity"
February 19, 2019
What exactly is an entrepreneur? According to Merriam-Webster, it is “one who organizes, manages, and assumes the risks of a business or enterprise.” While that is an accurate definition, there is much more to it. Generally speaking, entrepreneurs dream about being their own boss, enjoy motivating others, are driven by financial success, and—perhaps most important—thrive […] Read Article "Embracing Entrepreneurship Across the Globe"