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 in the Team USA Career Program have to say about it:
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"