OPEN is golden opportunity for aspiring athletes

first_imgOPEN is golden opportunity for aspiring athletesOn 27 Jan 2004 in Personnel Today Some of the UK’s top athletes could be coming to a workplace near you aspart of a new partnership to get Olympic hopefuls into the jobs market. The Olympic and Paralympic Employment Network (OPEN) is a support programme fortop athletes and is designed to help them continue their careers whileachieving sporting ambitions. Only the very top athletes can attract the funding required to trainfull-time, so the majority of the UK’s Olympic stars have to fit their sportingactivities around their job. Recruitment firm Blue Arrow will provide a link to the corporate sector andwill look to place as many as 250 athletes through the OPEN scheme. The programme aims to find the athletes flexible jobs with companies keen tobe associated with Olympic values and success. Comments are closed. Previous Article Next Article Related posts:No related photos.last_img read more