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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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This is a sponsored post on behalf of Hallmark.
All the myths and stories from your childhood are true ... NorthPole is real, and it's bigger than you think and more fun than you can imagine!

This year, our friends at Hallmark are specially delivering products that help build anticipation for Christmas. They are doing several product tie-ins with it's new “Northpole” movie and has set up a separate NorthPole website with a fully loaded gift gallery.

Products we love: 1. Cozy Coaster Set, 2. Cozy Mug 3. Red Stitchery "Make Happy Happen" Magnetic Memo Pad with Pencil,  4. Snowflake Hostess Set5. Little Elf Apron, 6. Sweet Treat Elf Nutcracker

For the first time ever, kids can bring a little piece of Northpole home and enjoy the same products used by elves in Northpole, including: Santa Connections, Kitchen Magic, Family Fun, Kid Stuff & Books, Gifts to Go & Holiday Home. offers a never-before-seen glimpse into Santa's magical city called Northpole. It was founded by Santa and Mrs. Claus, and there are elves who live there that have families just like ours. The whole city is powered by magic snowflakes that are created when children from our world share Christmas togetherness with their families. 

For parents, the site is a fun introduction to Northpole, demonstrating products just as elves use them every day. For mom and child together, it's magic - complete with daily countdown activities, fun facts and a chance to see how elves live, play and share their anticipation for Christmas.

Some of our favorite items at NorthPole Gift Gallery are:

Bake Like an Elf™ Kit with Recipe Cards

Want to win a Hallmark NorthPole gift Pack? Tell us what is your favorite product in the comment section below and register your entry on our giveaway widget!  

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Disclosure: This is a sponsored giveaway by Hallmark. I was not compensated for this post. All opinions expressed are 100% my own. 


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