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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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Belk partners with the Gwinnett Braves for Belk Education Days at Coolray Field

 
Team to host Gwinnett County Schools at three home games this season; will provide educational activity zones throughout the ballpark

Belk and the Gwinnett Braves have announced the renewal of their community-based partnership called Belk Education Days at Coolray Field. This season marks the fourth year the team has designated three weekday games as field trip opportunities for Gwinnett County students and teachers. Educational activities will be incorporated into each game in order to enhance the overall baseball experience for students.

Schools can select from three Gwinnett Braves home games during the 2014 season: Thursday, May 8 vs. the Buffalo Bisons, Monday, June 23 vs. the Louisville Bats and Thursday, July 24 vs. the Scranton Wilkes-Barre Red Barons. The first pitch for the May 8 game is scheduled for 10:35 a.m. and the first pitch for the June 23 and July 24 games is scheduled for 12:05 p.m. Tickets are $5 per person for all participating groups, and seats are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Optional $5 meal packages are available upon request.


We’re pleased to partner with the Gwinnett Braves for a fourth year to provide a fun learning experience for area school students,” said Dave Penrod, chairman of the Belk Inc. Southern Division, which is based at the Mall of Georgia in Gwinnett County. “Many of Belk’s community initiatives focus on education, and we are proud to join with the Braves organization and their commitment to serving the Gwinnett community and its schools by sponsoring Belk Education Days.”

The 2014 Belk Education Day games will feature interactive plaza stations provided by community partners and a Math and Science Activity Zone to give students a fun and engaging educational experience. The Activity Guide for Teachers offers a wide range of original activities and examples that follow the instruction of Georgia Performance Standards (GPS).

Approximately 12,000 Gwinnett County students and educators are expected to participate in the 2014 Belk Education Days series at Coolray Field.



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