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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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Apps we love: Smiling Mind - modern meditation for young people

It's simple. Young people need tools to help them face increasing everyday life pressures.

Mindfulness Meditation is a clinically proven tool that can help positively impact young people's lives. 

Smiling Mind is a unique, not for profit web and App based program developed by a group of specialized psychologists with combined expertise in youth and adolescent therapy, Mindfulness Meditation and web based wellness programs. 

Smiling Mind is a tool that will assist in improving the lives of people.
Smiling Mind is a free tool that will assist in improving the lives of people, and is available online or as a smartphone App.

In recent years, Mindfulness Meditation has surged in popularity for use in the treatment of stress, resilience, anxiety, depression and other physical and mental illnesses. Highly regarded institutions such as UCLA, Harvard, Oxford, Monash and Melbourne Universities have developed clinical studies into the positive impacts of Mindfulness Meditation.

Mindfulness Meditation aims to help young people develop a sense of calm, clarity and contentment. With cases of mental illness, depression and stress-related disease on the rise, Smiling Mind has created a world first initiative – a free-of-charge Mindful Meditation website and App specially created for young people.

To download the Smiling Mind app for free go to:


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