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Countdown to the 2016 Olympic Games

In 100 Days… Athletes from countries around the world will meet in Rio. These talented men and women represent the best each country has to offer. The Olympic Games is an opportunity to unite the world and extend the arm of diplomacy. At this time we put aside politics and unite behind the virtues of humanity […] Read Article “Countdown to the 2016 Olympic Games”

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Adecco’s Veronica Day and her Olympic Sled

My name is Veronica Day, I’m a Skeleton athlete and I also happen to work for Adecco with the United States Olympic Committee’s Athlete Career and Education Program. Don’t know what skeleton is? It’s a fast winter sport where athletes travel down a mile-long ice track at speeds exceeding 85 mph. We also do it […] Read Article “Adecco’s Veronica Day and her Olympic Sled”

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Meet Veronica Day, Skeleton Athlete & Adecco Employee

My name is Veronica Day and I’m currently a National team member of the U.S. Skeleton team and a 2018 U.S. Olympic hopeful. I’ve also been a part of the U.S. Olympic Committee’s Athlete Career and Education (ACE) Program for the past 3 years and am currently employed by Adecco Staffing, USA. My job is […] Read Article “Meet Veronica Day, Skeleton Athlete & Adecco Employee”

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The Countdown Begins to Team USA competing at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Right now across the United States athletes are preparing — in the fields, on the track, on the courts, in the pool and in the ring — for the biggest global sporting event that comes every four years. On August 5th, 2016, over 10,000 athletes from 205 countries will unite in Rio de Janeiro to […] Read Article “The Countdown Begins to Team USA competing at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games”

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Life in the Fast Lane!

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 […] Read Article “Life in the Fast Lane!”

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One-on-one with Paralympian Melanie Schwartz

Melanie Schwartz is a Paralympic alpine skier with podium dreams. As a congenital leg amputee, Melanie skis on one leg and uses two outriggers, similar to poles with ski tips on the bottom. Melanie began racing in 2007 and quickly progressed to competing at international races. At the Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games, she skied […] Read Article “One-on-one with Paralympian Melanie Schwartz”

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USOC Athlete Career and Education (ACE) Program Athlete Spotlight: Morgan Tracey

Elite athletes are often the best at what they do and have a host of transferrable skills that make them top talent in the workplace. Time management, resilience and problem-solving skills can easily be transferred to the corporate world. Sometimes it’s a challenge to get companies to hire athletes who need that flexible schedule.  But as […] Read Article “USOC Athlete Career and Education (ACE) Program Athlete Spotlight: Morgan Tracey”

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Seven-­time U.S. Paralympian Allison Jones Leads a Win4Youth workout

The United States Olympic Committee Athlete Career and Education (ACE) Program, also an Adecco CSR program, helps U.S. Olympic and Paralympic athletes transition from their athletic careers to the workforce. The Athletic Career and Education Program also assists athletes who are currently training in finding part­time jobs that are flexible to accommodate their travel and […] Read Article “Seven-­time U.S. Paralympian Allison Jones Leads a Win4Youth workout”

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One-on-one with Olympian Nicole Ross

We had the opportunity to speak with Nicole Ross, U.S. Olympic fencer and participant in the USOC Athlete Career and Education Program.  Nicole represented the United States in the 2012 London Olympic Games and now has her sights set on the medal podium in Rio!  Nicole has a bachelor’s degree in art history from Columbia […] Read Article “One-on-one with Olympian Nicole Ross”

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The Athlete Career & Education Program: Merging the Workforce and the World of Sport

They train 40 hours a week. Sometimes, they train more. And if their home and training facility aren’t in the same city, they commute. That’s the life many elite athletes live, day after day, week after week. With so much on their plates, how can they possibly manage a career? They get help. Adecco, in […] Read Article “The Athlete Career & Education Program: Merging the Workforce and the World of Sport”