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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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Atlanta History Center Go for The Gold Event Recap

With the 2012 London Olympics coming to an end the Atlanta History Center Go For The Gold event, seeks to inspire Atlanta's youth to dream their Olympic dreams through history, Olympic sports demonstrations and live interactions with real Olympians. 

During the event, visitors were able to meet Kimberly Batten and learn about her experience as Olympic 400 Meter athlete who won silver in the 1996 Olympics games.



Also present was Sada Jacobson Baby, Olympic Fencer who is a 2008 Olympic Individual Sabre silver medalist and 2004 Olympic Individual Sabre bronze medalist. Jacobson shred her experiences on how in 2004 she became the first U.S. woman to be ranked No. 1 in the world in sabre. 



Other highlights of the event were:


  • A live fencing demonstration and discussion with Nellya Fencers. Participants got a chance to try fencing after the demonstration.



  • Gwinnett Judo demonstration and teaching visitors about the Olympic sport of Judo.
  • Experiencing the Centennial Olympic Games Museum exhibition with a guided tour. 

This program is free to members and included in the cost of general admission for nonmembers. Admission is $16.50 for adults; $13 for students 18+ and seniors 65+; $11 for youths 4-12; and free for children 3 and under and History Center members.

Admission is all-inclusive of the Atlanta History Center, including the Atlanta History Museum and all exhibitions, the Centennial Olympic Games Museum, the 1860 Smith Family Farm, the 1928 Swan House, 22 acres of historic gardens and green space including the Connor Brown Discovery Trail.

Funding for this program is provided by the Fulton County Board of Commissioners under the guidance of Fulton County Arts Council.


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