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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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Garden Centers Host FREE Evening Featuring Wine Tasting, Light Bites and Store-wide Fall Discounts

With leaves slowly dropping and deep autumn hues slightly peeking through the green foliage, it’s plain to see: Fall is upon us! As an official kickoff to the season, Pike Nurseries is hosting its annual Gardenfest event at all garden center locations on Thursday, September 26 from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. 

Whether guests are searching for festive fall foliage to add color to their yard or are looking to adorn their doorstep with harvest d├ęcor, Pike Nurseries has the perfect plants and outdoor accessories to create a beautiful seasonal landscape. While stocking up on autumn essentials, guests can take advantage of store-wide specials throughout the evening and enjoy complimentary appetizers and German wine tastings. 


All regular priced items, excluding grills, propane, sod, pine straw, gift cards and garden services, will be 15 percent off, and Pike Nurseries will donate five percent of proceeds from its Atlanta-area stores to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. As always, experts will be on hand to take the guesswork out of gardening and share tips for the fall season and beyond!
  • WHAT: Fall Gardenfest at Pike Nurseries Featuring complimentary wine tasting, snacks, discounts and more!
  • WHEN: Thursday, September 26, 2013 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
  • WHERE: All Pike Nurseries locations. Please visit for local store information.
  • COST: The event is FREE to attend
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