National poll: Majority of teens would consider giving up dream job for higher salary

2013-07-31T14:03:46-04:00July 31st, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

According to a new national survey of teens, less than half (43 percent) are “very confident” they will someday have their dream job, and a significant majority—71 percent—said they would either give up their dream job for one that paid a higher salary or might consider doing so. The Junior Achievement USA® “Teens and Careers” [...]

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida receives national honor

2016-11-08T15:00:31-05:00July 24th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida has been awarded one of Junior Achievement USA®’s (JA) highest honors: the Gold Summit Award. The award is given to local JA offices that have reached outstanding success in financial health, program quality, management effectiveness, and program growth. The Gold Level refers to the number of consecutive years that a [...]

The League Club awards grant to Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida

2013-05-15T06:06:18-04:00May 15th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

The Community Trust Fund of The League Club, Inc. has awarded Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida a grant in the amount of $5,000 to reach 400 third and fifth grade students during the 2013-2014 school year with in-class, volunteer-led programs. These programs would be allocated to Poinciana Elementary School in Collier County and Colonial Elementary [...]

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