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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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The Wylde Center Presents: Chicks in the City Symposium 2014 Saturday, March 1, 2014


Learn to Rule the Roost at Chicks in the City

The Sixth Annual Chicks in the City is a daylong symposium on how to begin and care for your own flock of happy healthy backyard chickens. The rapid growth of urban farming and the desire for healthy eating led the Wylde Center to offer this full plate of classes that engage and inspire both the curious and committed audience. Sign up quickly – registration limited to the first 100 registrants and tickets always fly fast! Complimentary coffee and treats provided by Revolution Donuts! Contact with any questions.

   "Learning from our eggsperts, you can have happy healthy chickens while saving time, money and gaining access to metro Atlanta's growing chicken keeping community." 
 - Wylde Center

Topics include:

  • Breeds of Chickens by Cara Guri of Golden Farms 
  • Chicken Health and Wellness
  • Baby Chicks -  Incubation and Care Basics
  • Coop Design and Predator Proofing
  • Chickens 102 and What they do for you
  • Little Farm in a Big City: Chickens, Goats, Turkeys love life together
$50 for Wylde Center Member, $60 for Non-Member/ General Public COMBO DEAL! Join us for the BOTH the Symposium and the Atlanta Urban Coop Tour and save. $75, $65 Wylde Center Member

2014 Urban Coop Tour

What: Self-guided tour of 12 intown Atlanta chicken coops
When: March 29-30, noon-5pm
Where: Decatur to Grant Park
Other: Launch party/silent auction fundraiser Friday March 28, 6:30-8pm, Garden*Hood, Grant Park
Tickets: $20 early bird, $25 on Tour weekend (only $15 when you combo them with Symposium)


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