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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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Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta Partners with Area Simon Malls to Offer Cookies at Four Locations Across Georgia

Lenox Square, Mall of Georgia, Northlake Mall and Town Center at Cobb are hosting Girl Scout Cookie Booths through early March

ATLANTA (February 26, 2015) – Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta has once again teamed up with Simon Malls  throughout the metro area this cookie season to offer customers an even easier way to purchase Girl Scout Cookies. Now through Tuesday, March 10, Girl Scout troops will be hosting Girl Scout Cookie Booths between the hours of4 - 7 p.m. Monday-Friday; 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. on Saturdays and 12 - 6 p.m. on Sundays at the following three Simon properties in Georgia: Mall of Georgia, Northlake Mall and Town Center at Cobb. Girl Scout troops will also host a Cookie Booth at Lenox Square between the hours of 4 - 7 p.m. Monday-Friday; 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. on Saturdays and 12 - 6 p.m. on Sundays until Monday, March 2.

We are thrilled to welcome Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta back to our malls for the seventh year,” said Shelly Weidner, director of marketing and business development at Town Center at Cobb. “The on-mall Cookie Program has been incredibly successful the last six years – we received tremendous positive feedback from our shoppers who appreciated the accessibility of Girl Scout Cookies in the malls. We are excited to work with local Girl Scouts again this year to provide convenient and highly trafficked areas for their sales.”

WHAT:           Atlanta Simon Malls and Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta’s Girl Scout Cookie Program

WHEN:           Now through Tuesday, March 10*
                        Monday-Friday, 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.
            Saturday, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Sunday, 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.

*Lenox Square will host a Girl Scout Cookie Booth through Monday, March 2. 

WHERE:        Lenox Square (Upper Level near Pottery Barn Kids)
                        3393 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta / 404.233.6767

Mall of Georgia (Lower Level near jcpenney)
3333 Buford Dr., Buford / 678.482.8788

Northlake Mall (Lower Level near Food Court)
                        4800 Briarcliff Rd., Atlanta 770.938.3564

Town Center at Cobb (Lower Level Near Center Court)
            400 Barrett Pkwy., Kennesaw / 770.424.9486

Girl Scout Cookies include: Thin Mints, Samoas, Trefoils, Do-si-dos, Tagalongs, Savannah Smiles and the new Toffe-Tastic (Gluten Free) and Rah-Rah Raisins. Each cookie variety sells for $4.00. For a list of other cookie booth locations in your area, visit the COOKIE LOCATOR at to search by your city or county. New locations are posted daily. Also, check out the free mobile app that can be downloaded to your iPhone, iTouch or android device by calling **gscookies! Many Girl Scout troops will have mobile credit card readers this year, making it easier for the cashless customer.

About Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta, Inc.
Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta, Inc. serves approximately 42,000 girls and over 18,000 adult members in 34 counties in the greater metropolitan Atlanta area, northwest Georgia and Polk County, TN. Girl Scouting’s mission is to build girls of courage, confidence and character, who make the world a better place. For more information on how to join, volunteer or donate to Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta call 1-800-771-4046, or visit For information on the national organization visit Girl Scouts of the USA’s Web site at


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