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Why Work Needs Meaning
Blog from JA USA

 By Jack E. Kosakowski
Corporate Responsibility

Much has been made in recent months about “The Great Resignation,” the tendency of young workers, primarily Millennials and Generation Z, to quit their jobs to pursue higher-paying, higher growth...

The Payoff Behind Time Management
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 By Hannah Henry
Work Readiness

From the start of life, we learn how to prioritize daily events. From waking up to dinner time to bedtime, we become accustomed to routines. Time management, or what some may say “personal management,” follows the same guidelines, only we adjust our day to fit the non-routine elements better. While this soft skill benefits children of all ages in their learning, it has the long-term impact of...

Qualities and Skills that Transfer to Entrepreneurial Success
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 By Hannah Henry
Entrepreneurship

Every parent wants their child to succeed. To find their "niche" where their personality and skills will pay off in the long run. Fortunately, there is a professional space that is full of possibility and innovation for...

Job Vacancies' Reaching an All-Time High & What it Means for Teens
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 By Hannah Henry
Work Readiness

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the last business day of March 2021 brought a record high of 8.1 million job openings in the United States. Among those hiring, industries including accommodation and food services, state and local government education, arts, entertainment, and recreation experiences experienced the most significant workers'...

Getting Your Child Set Up with a Bank Account
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 By Hannah Henry
Financial Literacy

This blog discusses how you can set your child up with his or her first bank account, the benefits, and tips for how you can establish smart financial...

Helping Your Child Choose a Career Path
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 By Hannah Henry
Work Readiness

"What is your future plan?". This is every high schoolers' (and college students') nightmare. At this point in their life, they know what makes them happy, what subjects in school they do well in, and want to have a successful future. A 17 or 18-year-old high school student is expected to have most of their future planned out despite experiencing adult life firsthand. Typically, this is where the...

Junior Achievement Big Bend Welcomes New Board Chair
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 By Elyse Cornelison
Corporate Responsibility

Cheryl, a Senior Vice President with Capital City Bank, has been a member of the Board since 2013 and has served as a volunteer and on the executive committee as Treasurer & Vice...

JA Stock Market Challenge

 By Junior Achievement
Community Involvement

The Stock Market Challenge is a technology based simulation of the stock market in which every 60 seconds represents a day of trading. Beginning with a hypothetical account balance of $1,000,000 the stakes are high and the competition is...

Teacher Spotlight: Kyle Dalton

 By Junior Achievement
Work Readiness

Kyle is a Business Education Teacher at Green Tech Charter High School and has been delivering Junior Achievement programming since 2017. Ever since, he's been delivering JA program in his classroom and taking it to the next level which is reflected in his students praise! Click to learn more about Mr. Dalton's JA...

JA Teens Survey: The Financial Impact of COVID-19
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 By Hannah Henry
Financial Literacy

JA Teens Survey: The Financial Impact of...



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