In today’s USOC Athlete Career Program video, 2010 U.S. Olympic Bronze Medalist Travis Jayner talks about his life as a speedskater for Team USA, and his partnership with the USOC Athlete Career Program, sponsored by Adecco. When he isn’t training on the ice, Travis works as a bellhop and valet assistant at the Waldorf Astoria in Park City, Utah.
January 29, 2019
Naturally, over time, any industry develops its own set of words, terms and phrases that make their way into the vernacular. Their intentions are honest and innocent: to make things easier, more streamlined and to simplify the conversation. Sometimes they succeed. Sometimes they don’t. Industry jargon, particularly staffing agency jargon, can be like trying to […] Read Article "Staffing Industry Acronyms & Definitions"
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"