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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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Events We Love: Atlanta Pit Bull Parents Pick-A-Pit Adoption Fair

WHAT: Atlanta Pit Bull Parents, a social and educational organization for pit bull owners in the metro Atlanta area, presents the Pick-A-Pit Adoption Fair on June 8, 2013 from 11am-3pm at Chastain Park. The event is sponsored by Atlanta Underdog Initiative.

Pit bulls and mixes from 10 organizations will be available for adoption. Participating organizations are:
  • Atlanta Underdog Initiative
  • Animal Action Rescue
  • Atlanta Bully Rescue
  • Dekalb County Animal Services
  • Friends of Dekalb Animals
  • Friends To The Forlorn Pit Bull Rescue
  • Fulton County Animal Services
  • Lifeline Animal Project
  • Pitties In The City
  • Shelter Angels Pit Bull Rescue

Both adult dogs and puppies will be present. All dogs will be spayed or neutered and vaccinated. Home visits will be required to finalize adoptions. Adoption fees are set by each organization and will range from $75-$200. Interested parties may pre-apply on the event website at to expedite the adoption process.

WHEN:     June 8, 2013 11am – 3pm
WHERE: Chastain Park - 135 W Wieuca Road NW, adjacent to    
                            the Art Gallery
SPOKESPERSON:  Liz Henderson Founder, Atlanta Pit Bull Parents 



About Atlanta Pit Bull Parents:

Atlanta Pit Bull Parents is a pro-rescue organization that encourages spay/neuter of all pit bulls, containment inside secure runs or crates when outdoors and humans cannot supervise, obedience training, and educated, responsible owners. You won't find any “thugs,” dog-fighters, or irresponsible owners in this group. More than half of our members are college graduates and many hold advanced degrees. We have members from all races, many ethnicities, various religions, and from across the political spectrum. We provide pit bull owners with information and support relating to training, boarding, housing, insurance, and discrimination. We have over 500 subscribers to our mailing list and 800 members in our Facebook group.


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