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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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Save The Date for Gwinnett Restaurant Week July 22 - 25

 

5 Exciting New Restaurants Have Joined the List

Explore Gwinnett is pleased to announce the final list of 2013 Gwinnett Restaurant Week participants. Five new restaurants include Marlow’s Tavern, Three Blind Mice, Graft Restaurant, Mojito’s and The Georgia Pine. The promotion takes place Monday, July 22 - Thursday, July 25, 2013.

Participating Restaurants:
  • Adam's Restaurant in Buford (Steak/Seafood)
  • Carrabba's in Duluth (Italian)
  • Cinco Mexican Cantina in Suwanee (Mexican)
  • Graft Restaurant in Grayson (American)
  • Hi-Life Kitchen in Norcross (American)
  • Kurt's Euro Bistro in Duluth (European/Steak)
  • Luciano's in Duluth (Italian)
  • Marlow’s Tavern in Duluth (American)
  • Mojito’s in Norcross (Cuban)
  • Park CafĂ© in Duluth (Bistro)
  • Sperata in Buford (Upscale American/Mediterranean)
  • Sugo Restaurant and Tapas (Greek/Italian)
  • The Melting Pot in Duluth (Fondue)
  • Three Blind Mice in Lilburn (American)
  • The Georgia Pine in Lawrenceville (American)
    Now in its 7th year, Gwinnett Restaurant Week features 15 restaurants, each offering a three-course meal for just $21.21 (plus tax and gratuity), a savings of 20-35%.

"We are so excited that Gwinnett’s restaurant scene is growing and changing," explains Lisa Anders, Executive Director of Explore Gwinnett. “Gwinnett Restaurant Week is designed to show off some of the best offerings in Gwinnett. We encourage locals and visitors to use this promotion to discover something new.”

Anders is excited about this year's mix of restaurants, noting that "the large majority of our restaurants are independently owned, and we worked very hard this year to incorporate some new establishments that many people haven’t tried yet.”

Most participating restaurants require reservations for Restaurant Week, and Anders suggests making them early to confirm space. "A number of our restaurants sell out each year, so the earlier the better for making reservations."

Reservations for some restaurants can be made online and others by phone. Diners can view all Gwinnett Restaurant Week menus at www.GwinnettRestaurantWeek.com.

New this year, social media savvy diners will have the opportunity to get small prizes during Restaurant Week by checking in via the Yelp! App. Valid only at participating restaurants and details can be found on the website.

To receive email updates for Gwinnett Restaurant Week, sign up for the e-newsletter at www.GwinnettRestaurantWeek.com.

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