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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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5 New Unique Atlanta Attractions To Experience This Summer

Brace Yourself for unique and enthralling new adventures this summer. Discover all the fun things Atlanta has to offer for an unforgettable summer experience. This year there are new attractions and happenings around the city that are worth checking them out. Here's some of our favorites:

  1. The Joker Roller Coaster at Six Flags Over Georgia

Chaos, mischief and mayhem is underway, as Six Flags Over Georgia – The Thrill Capital of the South – debuts THE JOKER Chaos Coaster and Harley Quinn Spinsanity, Gotham City’s newest challenges. THE JOKER Chaos Coaster joins BATMAN™: The Ride and Mind Bender roller coasters in Gotham City and features: A “face-off” unique seating pattern, as the train’s twenty-four riders begin their journey. The train rocketing up seven stories high. A glide, both forward and backward, through a bedlam of loops and a suspended upside down roll, 72 feet in the air, for a ravaging thrill!

  1. Scaly Slimy SSSpectacular Zoo Atlanta New Amphibian and Reptile Experience

Get ready to explore the most ssspectacular debut in zoo atlanta history. Scaly slimy spectacular: the amphibian and reptile experience is now open at Zoo Atlanta! Home to more than 70 species, Scaly Slimy Spectacular: The Amphibian and Reptile Experience highlights Earth’s staggering diversity of reptile and amphibian life – a vibrant pageant of colors, sizes, shapes and behaviors in ecosystems representing wild places around the world. The $18-million complex is the result of 18 months of construction. The project is approximately 14,000 square feet in size. The complex’s exhibits are intended to keep the kids busy by encouraging both guided experiences and self-exploration.

  1. New Rides at LanierWorld Boardwalk
It's impossible to be bored on this boardwalk! This summer brings an exciting wave of changes that include a new restaurant, as well as 2 brand new rides! The Boardwalk is now home to Grilled Cheese Shoppe, featuring every kid's favorite sandwich: the grilled cheese. They also added 2 brand new rides to the Boardwalk: CAT4 Tube Slide, THUNDERBOLT and Triple Zips.

  1. The Fox Theatre Block Party

The Fox Theatre is not a new attraction but what's new about is that on June 7, the are throwing a massive block party for free! The block party will provide guests the opportunity to experience the magic of the Fox through live entertainment on two stages, special tours, food and drinks, activities, and prizes. Confirmed music includes Francine Reed, Bogey & the Viceroy, Orquesta MaCuba, and Tribute – A Celebration of the Allman Brothers Band. More acts will be announced closer to the event. The block party will take place rain or shine at the intersection of Peachtree Street NE and Ponce de Leon Avenue, an area that historically represents the heart of Atlanta. Both streets at the intersection will be closed to vehicle traffic; the main entrance will be at Peachtree Street NE and 3rd Street NE. Also planned are multiple social media Q&A’s leading up to the block party. Random winners can win prizes including drink and food vouchers during block party, 40thanniversary Save the Fox merchandise, Fox Theatre tour vouchers, and more! Please follow us them and the official event hashtag #FoxBlockParty for more details.

  1. 1000-Foot Long Water Slide In The Middle of the City
There is a super cool event coming to the city of Decatur in celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Decatur Business Association. Slide The City is a family fun day in the sun featuring a 1,000ft waterslide that will stretch down W. Ponce de Leon Avenue, from Clairemont Avenue to Ponce de Leon Place. Slide the City takes the concept of the backyard Slip'N Slide and super-sizes it. The event is not free and you need to register online. For more information please visit:


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