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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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You still have time to nominate a family for Bert's Big Adventure. Help a child's wish come true!!

Bert's Big Adventure is still looking for families from the Atlanta, Nashville, Tennessee, and Indianapolis, Indiana areas to take on the 2013 Bert's Big Adventure trip to Walt Disney World! If you know a deserving family, YOU can nominate them! Help make a wish come true! 

Bert’s Big Adventure is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides a magical, all-expenses-paid, five-day journey to Walt Disney World® for children with chronic and terminal illnesses and their families.

Bert’s Big Adventure qualifications include the following:

  • The child you are nominating is between the ages of 5 and 12 years old, or will be at the time of the trip (February 2013).
  • The child you are nominating has never been to Walt Disney World.
  • The child you are nominating has been diagnosed with a chronic or terminal illness, or is physically challenged.
  • Without the help of Bert’s Big Adventure, your family does not have the financial means available to afford a trip to Walt Disney World.
  • The child you are nominating lives in a radio listening area of The Bert Show.
(If you don’t qualify for Bert’s Big Adventure, please visit their resources page. There, you can find other organizations and resources that might be a fit for you and your family!)

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