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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?
This is the part Canvas comes in and rescues the day. If you are unfamiliar Canvas, this is a graphic-design t…

Fernbank Museum's Pirate Day January 18!

Avast me hearties! Set sail for a swashbuckling adventure at Fernbank’s Pirate Day! Always a swash-buckling good time, Pirate Day returns to Fernbank this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Come aboard for pirate-themed activities including*

Recycled Craft Corner10am-2pm, Great Hall
We’d rather walk the plank than throw away old newspapers! In this crafty activity, wee pirates will make their own swords out of newsprint.
Atlanta Pirates and Wenches Guild10am-2pm, Museum-wideAhoy mateys! Keep an eye out for our special pirate guests. 
Pirate Name Generator
10am-2pm, Great Hall
Don’t be a scallywag! Ye needs a proper pirate name and we’ll give you one.
Walk the Plank Game
10am-2pm, Great Hall
Arrrgh! Only the bravest pirates are up to this test of balance.
Temporary Pirate Tattoos
10am-2pm, Great Hall (Line closes at 1:30pm)
Because every proper pirate needs a tattoo. 
Museum Scavenger Hunt
10am-2pm, Great Hall
Thar be treasure awaiting one lucky winner that finds the correct answers to these Museum-related questions.
Cost: Included with Museum admission. Free for membersDetails online at


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