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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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Fernbank Museum Becomes Fernbank Boo-Seum for Annual Halloween Event


Dust off those costumes, practice your monster-mash and prepare your teeth for sugar overload. Fernbank Museum of Natural History will be full of festivities as it hosts the annual family event, Fernbank Boo-seum, on Saturday, October 26, 2013 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will include Halloween-themed activities, tricks, and treats for kids in costumes.*

Activities include: **

Halloween Treats
Beginning at 10 am, while supplies last
Look for special treat stations throughout the Museum. Treats vary from candy to small toys. (May contain small parts.)

Radio Disney
noon – 2 pm, Great Hall
Enjoy kid-friendly entertainment for the whole family.

10 am – 2 pm, Great Hall
Try your hand at Scary Boo-lingPin the Eye on the MonsterMonster Toss and more. We’ll also have a Creepy Coloring Corner perfect for little monsters.

Georgia Bubbleman
10 am – 1 pm, Dinosaur Plaza
Those aren’t ghosts floating around the plaza. They are giant bubbles courtesy of the Georgia Bubbleman.

Giggy Mascot
10 am – 2 pm
Fernbank’s own dinosaur, Giggy, will be roaming throughout the event for fun and pictures.

Dem Bones Counting Contest
10 am – 2 pm
Check out Argentinosaurus, the world’s largest plant-eating dinosaur. Tell us your best guest for the total number of bones in Argentinosaurus for a chance to win a special Dinosaur Prize Pack.

Temporary Tattoos
10 am – 2 pm
You don’t have to be a one-eyed, one-horned, flying, purple people eater to enjoy these whimsical temporary monster tattoos.

Cost: All Fernbank BOO-seum activities are included with Museum admission and are free for members. Admission to Fernbank is $17.50 for adults, $16.50 for students and seniors with ID, $15.50 for children ages 3 to 12 and FREE for children 2 and under.

Fernbank Museum of Natural History is located at 767 Clifton Road NE in Atlanta. For tickets and visitor information, visit

*Treats available while supplies last.  **Activities subject to change without notice.



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