Life in the Fast Lane!

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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.

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Angel Bovee knows what it is like to be an elite athlete and put it all on the line for a dream! After a successful career as a television producer, Angel quit her job to pursue her passion to represent the U.S. on the world’s largest stage. She became a three-time U.S. boxing champion that represented Team USA in two World Championships. After gaining her master’s degree in 2011, she joined Adecco as Specialist for the USOC’s Athlete Career and Education Program. The demands of juggling a work schedule and a full-time training regimen to chase an Olympic dream can be daunting, and the Athlete Career and Education Program helps Olympic and Paralympic athletes gain career experience and a paycheck while pursuing their dreams of gold.

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