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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?
This is the part Canvas comes in and rescues the day. If you are unfamiliar Canvas, this is a graphic-design t…

How Social Media and Nonprofits Influence Giving in 2012 [INFOGRAPHIC]

With the unstoppable rise of social media, nonprofits are quickly learning they need to appear open, authentic, decentralized, collective, and effective to their audience if they want to have a successful fundraising campaign.

Becoming a networked nonprofit in 2012 was the number one goal for nonprofits this year. Facebook and Twitter were the most utilized mediums, follow by youtube, blogs and Linkedin.

Check out the infographic from MDG Advertising below. Based on statistics from a number of non-profit advocacy groups, rallying people online, combined with the right message can help your organization grow their influence by acquiring new supporters, donors and volunteers.


Thumbnail image courtesy Flickr, Clyde Robinson


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