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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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Colgate-Palmolive Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month With the Kick-Off of This Year's "Haz La U" Scholarship Program


 
 
In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, Colgate-Palmolive is reinforcing its commitment to the Hispanic community by presenting "Haz La U" ("Make the U"), an annual scholarship initiative for Hispanic-American students pursuing higher education. In the program's third year, Colgate is partnering with the Hispanic Scholarship Fund, the nation's leading Hispanic scholarship organization, to award these educational grants. Colgate-Palmolive’s scholarship program, “Haz La U” (“Make the U”), provides eligible high school seniors with the opportunity to pursue higher education levels in 2014-2015. Student may apply for one of twenty-one (21) educational grants that will be awarded on a competitive basis for:
  • (1) Grand Prize — $15,000 Educational Grant
  • (20) Second Place Prizes — $2,500 Educational Grant each
Applying is easy!

1. Fill out an application online and submit 3 short essays (500 words or less)
2. Click HERE to access the application
Applications are being accepted from September 1st, 2013 through January 20th, 2014
For more information on the grant, please call: 877-473-4636
By giving our young the proper tools to pursue a higher education, we ensure a brighter future not only for them, but for their families, communities, and the country as a whole.


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