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Opening doors: Camille Duckett navigates shift from contract worker to employee during pandemic

In March, Camille Duckett was assistant coaching the Calabasas Waves’ seventh and eighth grade swim team at Viewpoint, an independent K-12 school in Calabasas, California.?When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, Duckett’s coaching dynamics immediately changed.?

Open to work: Jack Pinho on the power of positivity

Optimism and discipline drive former Springfield runner Jack Pinho as he searches for a job during challenging times.

How I scored my job in investment banking

From the age of 3, I played soccer. I played other sports throughout my life, but soccer was my favorite. I fell in love with the very nature of the sport, the creativity, the team aspect, and how no two plays or games were ever the same.

5 tips for getting your foot in the door of any industry

Being in and around sports most of your life, you are likely an active person. But in terms of your career, what steps are you taking to be the professional you want to be?

Former college football players compile advice for winning after athletics

Regardless of the sport played, the level of competition or the number of accolades garnered along the way, there’s one thing all athletes have in common: the transition out of sports.

How I scored my job in the U.S. Secret Service

For as long as I can remember, I wanted to work in law enforcement. In my extended family, several relatives served in the military and were state, local and federal law enforcement officers.

Employee benefits: a simple guide for new grads and hires

Brent Gray, a family wealth advisor at Morgan Stanley and former St. Lawrence baseball team member, provides tips for first-time employees to better understand their new benefits.

How I scored my job in the global auto industry

Being open-minded helped former UIndy soccer student-athlete David Kurz strike it big in Bavaria with a job in the automotive industry.

Suiting up: How to dress for success in the workplace

Julian Jones, Clemson’s assistant director of student-athlete development, shares a variety of attire choices for young professionals to consider when entering the workplace.

How former student-athletes are equipped to fill the No. 1 workforce skills gap

In a 2018 study, LinkedIn researchers found the No. 1 skills gap across the United States workforce is communication — skills that are often acquired and enhanced through the student-athlete experience.

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