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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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Pet-friendly Halloween events in Atlanta you don't want to miss



Please join us at Georgia SPCA on October 28th for a Pet Parade, Costume Contest and more!
           
The Pet Parade is at 2:30pm, there will be two Costume Contests, one for just pets, one for owners and pets who dress up together. Each Contest will have three prizes: Best Overall, Scariest, Most Original  (one award per entry, awards given at 3:30pm, must be present to win)

 Contest judges:  English Nick - 97.1 The River on-air personality
                       Liza Cardona - 11alive.com and theBluebirdPatch.com 
                     Dr. Mavis McCormick-Rantze, DVM - Lanier Animal Hospital
Don't miss the rest of the fun!
  • DJ - Audiocake
  • DALMATIAN Bounce House* (thank you Jumptastic)
  • Inflatable Obstacle Course* (thank you Excel Gymnastics and Cheer)
  • Pumpkin Painting Contest - pumpkins, paint, and bushes provided, or, you may bring your own pre-painted pumpkin. Entries must be received (with dry paint, please) by 2:00pm, three prizes will be awarded: Best Overall, Scariest, Most Original (awards given at 3:30pm, must be present to win)
  • Face Painting, kid-friendly games*
  • Raffles*- BRAND NEW Apple iPad, Wine and Crystal Glasses set, hand-made Quilts, Doggie Goodie Baskets (winners chosen at 4:00pm, must be present to win)
  • Photos by a professional photographer George Aubrey ($10 donation for a CD with ten photos or two 4x6 prints)
  • Sadie's Place spook-tacular yard sale
  • Microchipping clinic ($25)
  • Tacos, nachos, snacks and drinks, Chicago Red Hots, our neighbor, will be open and donating 5% of the day's proceeds to the SPCA
  • see our event on 11alive.com* tickets avaiable for attractions, games, raffles
Parking will be available at neighboring businesses north and south of the Georgia SPCA Adoption Center on Buford Hwy. (If you choose to park at Suwanee Creek Park, across Buford Hwy from the Adoption Center, please USE EXTREME CAUTION when crossing the road. Please make sure your pets are secure on leashes or in carriers (if possible), and hold your children’s hands. There is a slight curve in the road, no crosswalk, and drivers are not expecting pedestrians.)
Get samples, giveaways, and/or reasonably priced items (sales benefitting the Georgia SPCA) from these local businesses:
local businesses:
        
       
         

We appreciate the generous support from:
         
             



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