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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 the…

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…

Unemployment rate in Switzerland: still too old to work at 50?

25th May 2018 was the day the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect. I’m not sure about you, but I have never received so many emails in my inbox on one day to review privacy policies or informing that I could unsubscribe from newsletters. In fact, the deadline came and went and…
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…