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"
April 2, 2019
Addressing the skills gap in the labor market is a complex challenge that requires buy-in from several parties, including educational institutions such as high schools, universities and trade schools, job seekers themselves, and employers and businesses as well. Placing the burden of responsibility on educators alone isn’t a sustainable solution, though it is true that […] Read Article "How Businesses Can Help Close the Skills Gap"