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Life after sport: what do elite athletes do next?

Establishing a second career takes determination — but many have the right skills.

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Goldman goes for Gold with Sports focus

After the toil and sweat in the gym and on the playing field, the cut and thrust of securities may not not seem so daunting.

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You won a medal, so what now?

Add-victor, which says it focuses on candidates with strong academic track record, launched earlier this year and was set up by former Harlequins and England rugby player Steve White-Cooper and ex- banker Tom Onions.

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Olympic medallists intern at Goldman

Professional sports players have many of the characteristics that Goldman Sachs looks for in the people we employ, including high levels of motivation, commitment and ambition.

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New firm for sport and forces people

There is no difference between, business, sport and the forces in the way one approached an end goal. Its about identifying a target.”

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Why `Are More Ex-Sports Pros Moving Into Top Level Business?

What top bankers have in common with elite athletes is they’re driven, they’re goal oriented and and they’re competitive – if not against others, than themselves.

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Help for Sporting Heroes

The attributes of Citi interns that excited Paco Ybarra, its global head of markets, were `an excellent work ethic, the ability to perform as part of a team and being able to make good decisions under pressure.

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Steve White-Cooper, add-victor

Name a company out there who doesn’t want somebody who is a strong communicator, a team player with integrity and the ability to learn fast.

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Retired Rugby Players Find Second Career After Playing Days Are Over

Employers are targeting sports people.. in the belief that attributes that won success on the track exactly match the skills companies seek.

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Bunch Of Olympians Just Finished Internships in Goldman Sachs Securities Division

A team of athletes, including Olympic medal winners, have completed a four week internship at Goldman Sachs in London.

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Recruiter for sports and forces types

The career change will be open to all Olympians after the launch of a new recruitment firm with a pool of employees made up exclusively of sportsmen and women and the armed forces.

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Jamie Baker’s break point: A tennis nomad exits the planet’s cruellest sport

When Baker was 19, he had been hungry too. For as long as he could remember, he had wanted to be a tennis player. He had given up parties, lie-ins, A Levels and home because he had wanted it so much

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Recruiter add-victor launches for elite sport and armed forces candidates

Specialist recruitment firm add-victor, which works exclusively with candidates in elite sports British sports and the armed forces.

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Low Pay Leads Tour Tennis Pros From Forehands to Finance

Jamie struck me very early on as a very bright, articulate and intelligent guy. So while he didn’t come from the traditional graduate route, I thought he would be very capable.

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The former athletes swapping sport for business

Retirement can be the toughest moment in the careers of many professional sportsmen and women as life as they know it changes completely.

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The inexperienced 20-somethings every wants to hire

No one succeeds in elite sport unless they are disciplined and self-driven. Operating in a pressurised environment , working towards both individual and team goals are traits that can transfer across to the financial sector.”

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