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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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Some chase happiness, others create it! Celebrate the first International Day of Happiness by bringing happiness to others March 20 #happyday

The Day of Happiness is a global campaign to celebrate the very first United Nations International Day of Happiness, powered by Action for Happiness, in partnership with Cheers.  

It was co-founded by Lord Richard Layard, and brings together the latest scientific research and leading experts from the fields of psychology, education, economics, social innovation and beyond.​.

Cheers is the world’s first happiness app and technology partner for the Day of Happiness campaign, Cheer your Happy Heroes by downloading the app, or online at the Happy Heroes and Happy Day celebrations via

The International Day of Happiness was officially decreed in July 2012 in a resolution agreed by all 193 member states represented in the United Nations General Assembly. Over 1,000,000 people have already been reached by our global campaign to celebrate those who bring happiness to others through Cheers, the world’s leading positivity app. The Pledge to create more happiness has been signed by over 18,000 people in 130 countries worldwide. 

Creating a happier society requires action at all levels - not just from political leaders and institutions but also from us as individual citizens. 

The Day of Happiness brings together events happening around the world and involves over 35 different partner organisations across around 20 different countries, including the Gross National Happiness Centre in Bhutan, TEDxTeen, Peace One Day, Pay It Forward, Delivering Happiness, global tolerance, Random Acts of Kindness Foundation, Mental Health Foundation, School of Life, Happy City, Wake Up, Service Space, Guerilla Hugs, vInspired, The Happiness Initiative, Happathon, A Good Week, Tenzin Gyatso Institute, Positive News, Barrett Values Centre and many more.

Take part of the day, affirm the pledge and join thousands of others around the world and make a personal pledge to bring more happiness to others - through positive actions in your life.

We'd love to see what you're doing to celebrate the Day of Happiness on 20 March. Share your photos, links and activities by:
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