Personal networks are crucial in ensuring a successful career transition.
Professional rugby can expose you to a variety of contacts, businesses and industries. Players are encouraged to build relationships within these networks which can lead to post-rugby opportunities.
From the NZRPA Retired Players Survey – 60% of players said they attained their jobs through personal networks.
Create a LinkedIn account
These days, a LinkedIn account is your professional resume. The good news is that athletes have a great reason to start a LinkedIn page and it’s very easy to set up.
Most people use LinkedIn to connect professionally, grow their network, show off their resume and build connections.