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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…

Ideas We Love: Reddit Arbitrary Day June 25th

Redditors from all around the world are coming together to celebrate giving. This time of year they send each other gifts for no reason other than it makes them happy! If you're unfamiliar with reddit, this reddit holiday (Arbitrary Day, June 25th) was created as a response to the overwhelming outpour of happiness and joy that was experienced during reddit first Secret Santa in 2009. Since then, Secret Santa has grown to have close to 60,000 participants and setting Guinness World Records. Here's a TEDx video where kickme444 discusses how this all happened, take a few minutes and check it out!




In a nutshell, you sign up below, answer some questions about yourself, on June 10th they'll pull names out of their computer hat and send you an email with details on who you need to send a gift to. You look at the questions they answered, pick out the best gift in the world for them, send it and when they receive it, they post a thank you note with photos and videos here on redditgifts for the whole internet to see what a great gift you sent!

Reddit is asking Arbitrary Day participants that in addition to sending their match something great, to please consider helping with a donation for a life-changing medical treatment on Watsi. Watsi's goal is to fund low-cost, high-impact medical treatments for a million people in need. Fun right? Sign up starts on May 20, ends on June 10 and gits must be shipped by June 21!



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