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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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Family Friendly Events That Give Back: Wylde Center "Gifts In The Garden" Benefits Heifer International

Heifer International and the Wylde Center have teamed up to bring you Gifts in the Garden!

Heifer International supporters, Wylde Center members and their friends and family are inviting the general public to join them for a Free Family Event celebrating Alternative Gifts.

Saturday, August 24th, 11 am – 2 pm

Event Features:

LIVE MUSIC by MoRhythm and local kids band Route 41!

12-1pm - Route 41 is made up of Jordan (12), Ethan (12), Gavin (12) and Evan (10) who have been playing together for the past 3 years.  They will entertain you with songs from the past and current covers too.  Come out and enjoy this band with rock and soul!

1-2pm - MoRhythm enjoy performing and that joy is palpable. “Music is our passion and we love bringing it to all who will listen!” Not your typical three piece, the band consists of Matt Donald on guitar, bass and vocals, Melissa Gouinlock on percussion, guitar and vocals, and Brian Walkabout on harmonica, percussion and vocals. They bring an eclectic mix of genres and styles of original pieces along with carefully chosen cover songs.

Heifer International’s mission is to work with communities to end hunger and poverty and care for the Earth.  Our animals don’t just provide project partners with a reliable source of food, but also a reliable source of income.  Learn more at 

The Wylde Center’s mission is to cultivate vibrant greenspace and inspire a community of environmental stewards. The Wylde Center actively engages youth, families, and individuals in their environment, health, and community through organized programs, classes, and events that develop creative skills in sustainable urban living, organic gardening, health and nutrition.  Join as a member today. 


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