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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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Shake a Tale Feather, Sing a Tune and Find a Rhyme with Mother Goose, August 21- September 21

Timeless Characters Team Up to Tell a New Tale at Center for Puppetry Arts  


Mother Goose is missing! Classic characters from everyone’s favorite nursery rhymes must band together to solve the crime in the Center for Puppetry Arts’ inventive production of Shake a Tale Feather with Mother Goose, August 21- September 21. Humpty Dumpty, Little Bo Peep, Jack & Jill and all the other citizens of Rhymeville need help to look for clues and piece together the mystery of Mother Goose’s whereabouts. Filled with music and high levels of guest interaction, this show will have audience members tapping their toes, clapping their hands and singing with their little ones!            

Adapted and directed by Amy Sweeney, Shake a Tale Feather with Mother Goose is a new production for Theater for the Very Young, featuring performances by expert puppeteers Luis Hernandez and Mandy Mitchell. The production includes hand-and-rod and shadow puppetry styles. All puppets, props and scenery are crafted in house by Center for Puppetry Arts’ expert staff, including head puppet designer Jason von Hinezmeyer and scenic designer Ryan Sbaratta.

Engaging little ones is no easy feat, but as a new mother myself, I enjoy being surrounded by such a young audience,” said Sweeney. “We try to strike a balance with a new story that includes familiar characters to keep the kids interested.”

Shake a Tale Feather with Mother Goose is appropriate for ages two and up and will be performed in the Downstairs Theater, August 21- September 21. A half-price preview will be offered August 19-20, 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.

Regular show times are as follows:
·         Thursday – Friday: 10 a.m. & 11:30 a.m.
·         Saturday: 11a.m., 1p.m. & 3 p.m.
·         Sunday: 1p.m. & 3 p.m.

Tickets include Museum admission and entrance to the Create-A-Puppet Workshop (or To-Go Kit), where children can piece together their own Jumping Cow Shadow Puppet to take home.

TICKETS ARE $9.25 (MEMBERS) / $16.50 (NONMEMBERS) AND CAN BE PURCHASED ONLINE AT WWW.PUPPET.ORG OR BY CALLING THE TICKET SALES OFFICE AT 404-873-3391.


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