For many, being involved in professional or top level sport is the fulfilment of a lifelong dream. But not all sports careers can last forever; have you considered what comes next? It’s never too early, or too late, to think about your future.
Sport professionals are highly sought after by employers in a huge number of sectors. The very characteristics that have put you at the top of your sports career are the same traits employers find desirable. There are thousands of rewarding careers out there, and LAPS has been set up by sports and recruitment experts to help connect you with the right opportunities. It is an exclusive, invitation-only community designed specifically for you. And it’s absolutely FREE to use.
LAPS has been designed specifically for sports professionals. Watch interviews with people who have made the transition, find out about new careers and qualifications, and apply for jobs, all right here.
LAPS’ Partnership Manager and former rugby international Holly Wood shares her advice on applying for roles. Networking – ‘the action or process of interacting with others to exchange information and develop professional or social contacts.’ It is never too early to prepare for life after sport. Networking is a common term you will come across when seeking […]
After Covid forced the cancellation of our 2020 Ahead Of The Game events, we’re can’t wait to get together in two iconic venues – Twickenham Stadium and Old Trafford – to bring together athletes and businesses on 23 March (London) and 30 March (Manchester) 2022. Athletes: come along if you want to build your network, […]
Tokyo 2020 and the 2020 European Football Championships both became 2021 events (surely a pub quiz question of the future?) so a lot of sport was packed into this year. The LAPS team got our heads together to come up with some of our highlights from the disrupted fixture calendar, and it’s fair to say […]