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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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I Dig It! Tunes from the Tombs: A Festival of Music and Spirits Benefiting the Historic Oakland Foundation {GIVEAWAY}


The annual one-day event features musicians performing in and among Oakland's extraordinary monuments, mausoleums and renowned gardens. Several picturesque main stages host amplified artists, while buskers perform on vignette stages throughout the cemetery park. TUNES FROM THE TOMBS features musicians from Atlanta and beyond. 100% of proceeds go toward operations of the Historic Oakland Foundation. Call 404.688.2107 for more info. Map to Oakland Cemetery.


This year's line-up includes performances by Blair Crimmins and the Hookers, Old 4th Ward Afro-Klezmer Orchestra, Bird City Revolutionaries, The Bonaventure Quartet (featuring Amy Pike), Caroline and the Ramblers, Slim Chance and the Convicts, Rolling Nowhere, Little Country Giants, Wasted Potential Brass Band, and more!



To soothe your spirits, TUNES FROM THE TOMBS will have plenty of beer and wine. Local Atlanta food trucks will be serving a variety of tasty festival fare.

Festival attendees can also take a complimentary guided mini-tour, or have their fortunes read by Atlanta’s own, Robyn Avalon.

Bring a blanket or a lawn chair. No coolers or outside food allowed. Dogs are not allowed due to Atlanta City ordinance.


Parking is $5 at the Grady Health Systems Parking Lot located behind the King Memorial MARTA station on Grant Street, and in the Oakland Cemetery Parking Lot . In keeping with Historic Oakland Foundation’s green initiative, festival attendees are encouraged to ride MARTA to the King Memorial Station.

All proceeds benefit Historic Oakland Foundation. The work of the Foundation is supported by grants from charitable foundations, individuals and events like TUNES FROM THE TOMBS.

Oakland Cemetery has given us two tickets to give away to one of our readers. To win tickets for Tunes From the Tombs all you have to do is leave us a message and register your entry using our Rafflecopter widget.

Tickets may be purchased in advance for $10, or at the gates for $15.  Children under 3 are free: http://www.ticketalternative.com/Events/23013.aspx



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