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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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Top 10 Labor Day Weekend Events in Atlanta

Labor Day weekend is one of the busiest holidays in Metro Atlanta with sporting events, concerts, conventions and gatherings, visitors and residents will have plenty of fun-filled events to choose from. If you don't know where to go here's our list of the top 10 Labor Day Weekend events in Atlanta.

1) SEC or ACC? If you’re a fan of the Crimson Tide or the Hokies, sport your team’s colors at the Tech Tailgate or Bama Bash before heading to the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game, and see the rivalry in action at Tailgate Town. 

2) For diehard fans, be sure to check out the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game FanZone at the Georgia World Congress Center before the game for some free swag and to see the official team walks.

3) Calling all Coca-Cola enthusiasts – Fan Days at the World of Coca-Cola are Aug. 27 through Sept. 3. Buy your tickets here and receive $3 off general admission to get a glimpse inside the world’s #1 brand and see what the fizz is all about.  

4) Take a trip down to the Ted to watch the Braves take on the Miami Marlins at home Friday through Sunday. Win World of Coca-Cola tickets and other prizes by playing the Ticket Tank and Spin Man at Saturday’s game. 

5) See science fiction and fantasy literally come to life at Dragon*Con, where storm troopers, Star Trek fanatics and all manner of costumed adults from around the world will invade downtown. 


6) Get your country on at the free Kickoff Concert in Centennial Olympic Park with performances by Uncle Kracker and Sheryl Crow. 
7) If you’re a fan of fins and flippers, visit the Georgia Aquarium for a discounted price during Fan Days

8) Speed over to Atlanta Motor Speedway for the Advocare 500 where drivers take part in the Labor Day NASCAR Night Race Weekend. 

9) Maybe Dragon*Con isn’t for you but you still want to dress up. Then put on your super hero costume and race for a good cause at the Action Dash 5K in Piedmont Park, where proceeds will help Action Ministries stop poverty in Georgia.   

10) Visit Stone Mountain for a Labor Day Weekend celebration including the Lasershow Spectacular in Mountainvision and special fireworks displays.


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