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How to Build a Resume That Stands Out Visually To Help Your Teen Land Their First Job

Creating a captivating resume that sparkles bright enough to catch an employer's attention is an art on its own terms.

With the ramp up pressure kids experience at school and the need to sign up to too many extracurricular activities, it’s no surprise how the number of teens employed have been declining over the past decades.
There are many benefits (and risks) of adolescent employment. The decision to allow your teen to have an after school job should be a well thought-out family decision based on how well they can manage responsibilities, time management and money.

But if your teen is ready to take the plunge the first thing they need to figure out is how to build a resume that stands out even if they don’t have any work experience.

But where to start? How do can you create a snapshot of your ambitions, show your strengths and interests and captive an employers attention?
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Sip, Savor & Shop with Chefs in the City and Virginia Willis

This fall, Grape Crush Productions and Bloomingdale’s are bringing Atlanta’s premier chefs to the kitchen of one of the city’s most celebrated shopping destinations for a monthly event where guests will enjoy a guided tasting of artisan wines, a cooking demonstration by some of the city’s most celebrated chefs and preview the latest in home and fashion d├ęcor along with exclusive savings at Bloomingdale’s.  

A celebration of food and fashion, this month the Chefs in the City event brings beloved Southern chef and cookbook author Virginia Willis to the store’s state-of-the-art demo kitchen on Oct. 27, from 6-8 p.m.  

Virginia Willis, former kitchen director for Bobby Flay and Martha Stewart is one of the South’s most talented chefs. She’ll demonstrate how guests can dish out a few Southern classics from her new release, Basic to Brilliant, Y'all: 150 Refined Southern Recipes & Ways to Dress them Up for Company, perfect for serving during the upcoming holiday season.  

Eagle Eye Book Shop will be selling copies of the book at a special discount that evening that can be personalized by Willis, perfect to use in one’s own kitchen or the ideal gift for foodies.  
Guests will also have the opportunity to win chic prizes and giveaways from Bloomingdale’s, Grape Crush Productions and event partners. To share in the spirit of good meals to be enjoyed by all, a portion of each evening’s proceeds  will benefit Open Hand  in an effort to further their mission of helping people prevent or better manage chronic disease through Comprehensive Nutrition Care™, which combines home-delivered meals and nutrition education as a means to reinforce the connection between informed food choices and improved quality of life.  
Tickets are $25 in advance and may be purchased online at   A limited number of tickets may be available at the door for $35. Guests must be 21 or older to attend.

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  1. I have been wanting to get Virginia Willis' new book and meet her in person. She is a great southern lady with delicious recipes and wonderful stories.

  2. Thursday is my mom's birthday and I'd love to take her to this! Virginia's first cookbook was fantastic - can't wait to get a copy of #2.


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