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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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Books We Love: The Antidote: Happiness for People Who Can't Stand Positive Thinking




Guardian columnist Oliver Burkeman discusses his latest book The Antidote in this video animation about happiness. During his research for the book Oliver spoke to people who believe that theories about positive thinking and visualising your goals may not be all they're cracked up to be. Turns out there's a long tradition in philosophical and spiritual thought which embraces negativity and bathes in insecurity and failure


The Antidote: Happiness for People Who Can't Stand Positive Thinking will be released to Amazon on November 13, 2012.

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