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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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Atlanta History Center's August Activities



The Atlanta History Center is ready to keep the summer-fun going! This month families are welcome to attend the Meet the Past Festival on Saturday, August 23, 2014 from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. Attendees will experience the best of Atlanta History Center Meet the Past museum theatre offerings through interactions with characters that bring to life the stories of people from Atlanta and the surrounding areas. Throughout the campus first-person interpreters share about prominent figures from Atlanta’s past as well as common individuals through dialogues and interactive experiences – giving a new understanding of history. Guests will even have the opportunity to take part in historical simulations and learn dances from the mid-nineteenth century. 


Also during August is the Atlanta History Center’s annual Homeschool Day Open House, on Monday, August 11, 2014 from 10:30 am to 5:30 pm. Homeschooling families are invited to explore the Atlanta History Center’s museum, historic houses, and gardens FREE OF CHARGE. Information about Atlanta History Center’s educational programs, including all upcoming Homeschool Days, Poetry Out Loud, Outreach Programs, Family Programs, and our Junior Interpreter program, will be available. Attendees will also be able to purchase a Family Membership at discounted rate to come enjoy the History Center for the whole year! 


While it may not feel like the beloved autumn temperatures are near, Fall Folklife Festival is around the corner. Mark your calendars for Saturday, September 27, 2014 from 10:30 am to 4:30 pm as an Atlanta History Center Day, and keep your eyes peeled for updates! 

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