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Corporate Hands: CB Group, Junior Achievement Give Back

Published:Thursday | May 21, 2015 | 12:00 AM
Tanneithia Findley (standing), human resource development secretary at CB Group, checks over the work of some grade-nine students of Alpha Academy.
CB Group volunteer Asahel Huie (standing), of Newport Mills, ensures that this Alpha Academy grade-nine student is on track with her assignments.
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On Friday, May 8, CB Group, in partnership with Junior Achievement Jamaica (JAJ) members, shared their personal career experiences with grade-nine students at the Convent of Mercy Alpha Academy, by delivering the ?JA Careers with a Purpose? programme.

Twelve CB Group members of staff volunteered to introduce 268 students to the importance of positive values and ethical decision making within the context of career and life decisions. Topics covered included: career choices, job and life roles, the world of work, analysing information, and building self-confidence.

This is the third year of the partnership which saw CB Chicken, Copperwood Pork, Caribbean Passion, Smart Eggs, Chippenham Eggs, and Bad Dawg Sausages providing meals for students and teachers.