COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Jan. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Junior Achievement USA® (JA) and Robert Half announced today the launch of the enhanced My Resume section of JA My Way (JAMyWay.org), JA's online resource for teens that helps them better understand their options when it comes to careers, managing money, or starting a business. With the support of Robert Half, My Resume walks teens through the job application process, from developing an eye-catching resume and cover letter to the steps necessary for a successful job interview.
"You never get a second chance to make a first impression, and that's especially true when it comes to a job interview," said Jack Kosakowski, President and CEO of Junior Achievement USA. "It's important that our young people understand this and have the best tools necessary to be successful. Given its history in placing people in jobs, Robert Half is an ideal partner in helping us make this resource available to teens."
"It's never too early to learn the basic skills needed for a successful job search," said Harold M. Messmer, Jr., chairman and CEO of Robert Half. "These key points are as relevant to high school teens who are embarking on their first jobs as they are to entry-level professionals. We are excited to work with a partner like Junior Achievement, which helps to prepare the future workforce for career success."
About Robert Half
Founded in 1948, Robert Half is the world's first and largest specialized staffing firm. The company has more than 325 staffing locations worldwide and offers job search services on its divisional websites, all of which can be accessed at roberthalf.com. For career and hiring advice, visit the Robert Half Blog at roberthalf.com/blog.
About Junior Achievement USA® (JA)
Junior Achievement is the world's largest organization dedicated to giving young people the knowledge and skills they need to own their economic success, plan for their future, and make smart academic and economic choices. JA programs are delivered by corporate and community volunteers, and provide relevant, hands-on experiences that give students from kindergarten through high school knowledge and skills in financial literacy, work readiness, and entrepreneurship. Today, JA reaches 4.8 million students per year in more than 100 markets across the United States, with an additional 5.6 million students served by operations over 100 other countries worldwide. Visit www.ja.org for more information.
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