Making the Most of Your Transferable Skills

Posted on May 19, 2022 by

“In the last 4 years I’ve spoken to 1000s of athletes transitioning into the corporate space. I’ve also spoken to 100s of companies looking to hire athletes. The 3 biggest reasons companies look to hire athletes is for their competitive nature, resilience and coachability. I’ve also seen that those 3 traits are the biggest reasons athletes succeed in the business world.” – Alex Opacic, Founder, Athlete2Business.

Throughout your career as an elite athlete, you develop these and other unique and valuable skills and attributes relevant to life beyond sport. Think about how your skills and attributes align with what employers want most from candidates.

  • Teamwork and leadership
  • Digital and IT skills
  • Self-awareness and confidence
  • Initiative, self-motivation and a positive attitude
  • Adaptability to changing situations and environments

 

 

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