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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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Sixth Annual ‘MOVIES Under The Stars’ Series Returns At Mall Of Georgia Beginning Saturday, May 24

Families Invited to Enjoy FREE Entertainment Every Saturday at The Village Amphitheatre

BUFORD, GA (April 29, 2014) – Warm weather is here to stay, which means FREE outdoor family entertainment is set to sound off and shine on the big screen at Mall of Georgia! Celebrate the start of summer with the sixth annual Movies Under The Stars series, presented by AutoNation Mall of Georgia. Beginning May 24, local families and friends can meet on the lawn at the Village Amphitheatre every Saturday through the end of July to enjoy a cinema and concert showcase. With family flicks such as “Frozen,” “The Lego Movie” and “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” scheduled to play on a 35-foot big screen, this summer series is the perfect way to spend time with loved ones and watch a movie under the stars!

To kick off the night, local bands will take the stage at The Village Pavilion at 6:30 p.m. to keep the crowd dancing until the sun sets. Then, the feature film will play at The Village Amphitheatre on the 35-foot big screen. There will also be a variety of summer snack favorites, including Skip’s Hawaiian Shaved Ice, popcorn, cotton candy and more. As always, shoppers are encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs. Come early, claim a spot and take in the sights and sounds of summer!

The music and movie schedule is as follows:
·         May 24: Line 6, “Despicable Me 2”                                                              
·         May 31: Ally Lindeen Band, “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty”
·         June 7: Foxes & Fossils, “Frozen”                                         
·         June 14: Coal Mountain Band, “Man of Steel” (rated PG-13)          
·         June 21: The Brent Gafford Band, “Iron Man 3” (rated PG-13)                                          
·         June 28: Joe Hall Band, “Mr. Peabody & Sherman”
·         July 4:  Mall of Georgia’s 12th Annual Fabulous Fourth Lights Up Gwinnett
o   Kids Zone opens for family fun: 5 p.m.
o   The Brent Gafford Band: 5 – 7 p.m.
o   The Woody’s: 7:30 – 9:30 p.m.
o   Gwinnett's grandest fireworks display: Begins at dusk 
o   “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” (rated PG-13): post-fireworks 
·         July 12: Hill Street Roots, “Rio 2”
·         July 19: The Woody’s, “The Great Gatsby” (rated PG-13)
·         July 26: Asphalt Cowboys, “The Lego Movie”

To apply for vendor participation in the Movies Under The Stars series, contact Carol Cox by calling
(770) 271-9458 or email

*2014 Movies Under The Stars Series partners include AutoNation Toyota, Fiat and Hyundai Mall of Georgia, LEGOLAND Discovery Center, Gwinnett Magazine, Gwinnett Daily Post, Gwinnett Braves and Costco Mall of Georgia.

For more information on the sixth annual Movies Under The Stars series, please visit Mall of Georgia
on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, or call 678.482.8788.

Photo via AJC.


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