America

Election Day

Election Day

Today, Tuesday, November 8, is Election Day. As citizens of a democracy, we elect our government and that effects every aspect of our lives from schools to health care to homeland security, voting is an important privilege in our society. Take time to study and understand the issues and the candidates before voting.  Be familiar with the […]

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JNR Spotlight: Labor Day

JNR Spotlight: Labor Day

As we look forward to a day off next Monday for Labor Day, it is important to recognize and celebrate the contributions and dedication of the American work force. Men and women all over the country work tirelessly in their individual jobs that sustain the overall well-being of the country and the nation’s economy. While […]

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What is Memorial Day?

What is Memorial Day?

Memorial Day is an American holiday observed on the last Monday of May, which honors our U.S. military men and women who died while serving our nation and protecting our freedom. Memorial Day was officially proclaimed by General John Logan on May 5, 1868 and was observed on May 30 when flowers were placed on […]

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Enhancing Workplace Rapport

Enhancing Workplace Rapport

For the average working American, the largest component of the day is made up of time working or doing work related activities. When you add in the 7.7 hours for sleep, this takes up 16.4 hours of their 24-hour day and does not leave much time for social interaction.  It seems intuitive that workers would […]

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JNR Spotlight: Independence Day

JNR Spotlight: Independence Day

Variously known as the Fourth of July and Independence Day, July 4th has been a federal holiday in the United States since 1941, but the tradition of Independence Day celebrations goes back to the 18th century and the American Revolution (1775-83). In June 1776, representatives of the 13 colonies then fighting in the revolutionary struggle […]

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