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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 Children’s Museum of Atlanta to Host ‘Snow Show’ Art Exhibit

Children are invited to illustrate their favorite memories of a frozen Atlanta 

Calling all aspiring artists! In honor of the city’s recent winter weather weirdness, The Children’s Museum of Atlanta is teaming up with the Atlanta Regional Commission to host a “Snow Show” artwork exhibit! From building snowmen, spending the night with friends or just enjoying time with family when the power went out, children are encouraged to channel their inner Picasso and recreate their favorite memories during the snow and ice days in early February. To be eligible for the Snow Show, all artwork must be mailed or delivered to The Children’s Museum of Atlanta by Friday, March 14. The top 20 pieces will be framed and displayed at The Children’s Museum during the American Planning Association (APA) Conference April 26-30. Each of the 20 selected artists will also receive a $50 coupon for the Museum store. Don’t miss out on the creative fun—grab a crayon or paintbrush and show off a snow masterpiece!
  • WHAT: Snow Show at The Children’s Museum of Atlanta Children invited to illustrate memories from the recent snow and ice storms in Atlanta!
  • WHEN: Snow Show will be displayed during the American Planning Association Conference April 26-30
  • WHERE: The Children’s Museum of Atlanta 275 Centennial Olympic Park Drive, NW Atlanta, GA 30313
  • HOW: All artwork must be delivered or mailed to The Children’s Museum of Atlanta by Friday, March 14. Eligible submissions must be 15”x19” or smaller and must have the child’s name, age, grade, parent’s name and parent’s email on back *Note: Artwork submissions will not be returned


MORE INFO:    

  • All artwork must be 15”x19” or smaller
  • All artwork must have the child’s name/age/grade, parent’s name, parent’s email on back.
  • This contest is intended for children in preschool through third grade.
  • All artwork must be delivered or mailed to The Children’s Museum of Atlanta by Friday, March 14, 2014.
  • The address is 275 Centennial Olympic Park Dr. NW, Atlanta, GA 30313.
  • Questions? Email askme@childrensmuseumatlanta.org for more information about the Snow Show art exhibit, or call 404.659.KIDS (5437).
For more information, visit http://www.childrensmuseumatlanta.org/.


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