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Job Vacancies' Reaching an All-Time High & What it Means for Teens
Blog from JA USA

 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
Blog from JA USA

 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
Blog from JA USA

 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...

JA Teens Survey: The Financial Impact of COVID-19
Blog from JA USA

 By Hannah Henry
Financial Literacy

JA Teens Survey: The Financial Impact of...

Making Sense: Work in the Time of COVID-19
Blog from JA USA

 By Hannah Henry
Work Readiness

A Guide to How COVID-19 Is Affecting Work and What Comes...

Making Sense: The Impact of COVID-19 on Business and Innovation
Blog from JA USA

 By Hannah Henry
Entrepreneurship

A Guide to How Entrepreneurs and Businesses Are Responding to...

Making Sense: Understanding the Financial Impact of COVID-19
Blog from JA USA

 By Hannah Henry
Community Involvement

A Guide to How COVID-19 is Affecting People and the Economy and What It All...

JA Teens & Holiday Spending Reveals More than a Third of Teens Plan to Hit the Malls this Holiday Shopping Season
Blog from JA USA

 By Hannah Henry
Financial Literacy

With the holiday season quickly approaching, there is bound to be stress-aplenty. Yet, this season also provides an opportunity for learning and growth for adults and...

Shining a Spotlight on American Business Women's Day
Blog from JA USA

 By Hannah Henry
Entrepreneurship

September 22 is American Business Women’s Day, a day to honor and reflect on the accomplishments, successes, and contributions of American women and female business owners in the workforce. The day was first celebrated in 1949 by the American Business Women’s Association and officially recognized by Congress in the early...

Trade School: A College Alternative in 2019
Blog from JA USA

 By Hannah Henry
Corporate Responsibility

A survey conducted by Gallup and Strada Education Network revealed that 36% of those who attended college regret their choice of major. Of those who pursued or completed a bachelor’s degree, findings uncovered that 40% would pick a different field of study. That’s roughly $25,000 a year, for a student who is in-state attending a four-year university, to decide that their degree was not the best...



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