Transition, Change and Career Reorientation (even for Sports Stars)

I was recently invited on the radio to talk about career transition. Among other things I addressed: Challenges faced when changing career Useful tips for anyone confronted with a career change Transferable skills Similarities (and differences) between the business world and the world of sport Transition from sport into a “normal” life   Listen to […]

Career After Sport: Career Planning Guidelines to Help You Move On

I worked for the International Olympic Committee from 1982 to 1986 and had the pleasure of attending both the Sarajevo Winter Olympics as well as the Los Angeles Summer Games in 1984. I witnessed the tremendous highs of Olympic athletes fulfilling their lifelong goals. And I saw first-hand the disappointment experienced by those athletes who […]

Retirement from sport: does the winner really take it all?

There are few topics that spark greater debate than money. “Money doesn’t grow on trees”, “the best things in life are free”, “you can’t take it with you” are just some of the sayings that come to mind when you mention money. As a morning person myself, my favourite is “Early to bed and early […]
Getting Hired on LinkedIn Steps

Get hired on LinkedIn with these 5 simple steps

Linkedin has revolutionized the world of recruitment for employers and candidates alike. With more than 10 million active job listings on the site, according to the LinkedIn blog, the company also has half a billion members in 200 countries and access to over 9 million companies. So, is LinkedIn right in claiming that a job […]