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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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11 Alive Kids Who Cares Invites Nominations For Young Volunteers


Since 1987, the Kids Who Care Awards have recognized the unselfish contributions of young people who dedicate themselves to making our community a better place. (Nomination Form) Kids Who Care Awards are made possible by 11Alive, Junior League of Atlanta and the Arby's Foundation.

Each year, five high school students are selected based on their service to a local organization or cause. In order to be considered, a student must be in grades nine through 12 and perform a service to the community that is not school-related. 

Winners will receive an $1100 scholarship and a certificate of Excellence. They will also be recognized on 11Alive and honored at the Junior League of Atlanta's Annual Meeting in the Spring.

In order to nominate an outstanding teen for the Kids Who Care Award fill out the nomination form. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view the nomination form. Nomination forms should be sent to WXIA-TV, One Monroe Place, Atlanta, GA 30324. For more information, call (404) 873-9177.


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