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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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RSVP for the #AflacKids Swim With Friends Twitter Party Thursday 9/6 at 9pm ET!



A twitter party that donates money to cancer for every #AflacKids hashtag  plus gives tons of prizes to those who participate, I say count us in!!

You’re invited to a very special Twitter Party that that raises money for pediatric cancer research with every Tweet.  Join us on Thursday, September 6th at 9pm ET as we help Aflac kick of their Swim With Friends initiative. For every Tweet that uses the hashtag #AflacKids, Aflac will make a $2 donation that goes directly to pediatric cancer research! Plus – we’ll be giving away over $1,000 in prizes – including an iPad 2 and a $200 Target gift card!

RSVP to be eligible for the door prize by commenting on this post with your Twitter handle (Ex. @SheSpeaksUp)! http://www.shespeaks.com/RSVP-for-the-AflacKids-Swim-With-Friends-Twitter-Party-Thursday-9-6-at-9pm-ET#comments


Did you know that approximately 12,000 cases of pediatric cancer will be diagnosed this year in the United States?  You can make a difference today to help stop childhood cancer – and it’s a great time to get involved.  September is Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month and Aflac needs your help to kick off their newest campaign to raise money and awareness for pediatric cancer research – while having a little fun doing it.

When you dive in and join the Aflac Duck to Swim With Friends by donating $12 to fight pediatric cancer, you’ll receive a rubber duck and an entry to win a family vacation for 4 to Orlando – plus, Aflac will match your $12 donation! Then, watch the virtual duck race on Aflac’s Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/aflacduck on Tuesday October 9th at 12pm ET to see if your duck will win the race and the vacation!  You can find out more about Aflac’s commitment to fighting pediatric cancer here.  Official rules for the race can be found here.


The Party Details: 
When: Thursday 9/6 at 9pm ET
Where: Twitter - follow hashtag #AflacKids
Custom TweetGrid: http://bit.ly/MuCM0d
Brands: @AflacDuck
Panelists:  @Zipporahs@LisaSamples@StacieInAtlanta, @Scentednights@MommyBlogExpert,@SweetiesFree




Twitter Party Prizes*
We’re giving out over $1,000 in prizes – there will be prizes every 10 minutes!  You could win our Twitter party grand prize – an iPad 2, so you can watch the virtual duck race in style! Plus we're giving away more fabulous prizes, including a $200 Target gift card, that will inspire you to Swim With Friends.
 

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