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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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Scarecrows, Fest-of-Ale, Goblins Take Center Stage at Atlanta Botanical Gardens

October in the Garden!
The cooler days of October bring super cool events to the Atlanta Botanical Garden – from scarecrows and beer fests to pumpkin carvings and craft activities:
  • Scarecrows in the Garden: Nearly 100 creations by area schools, artists, designers and families are perched throughout the Southern Seasons Garden, ready for their close-ups, October 8-31. In addition, enjoy family fun games and crafts weekends from 10 a.m.- 4 p.m.
  • Fest-of-Ale: Celebrate autumn with specialty brews and live bluegrass music Thursdays, October 8, 15, 22 and 29 from 5-9 p.m.
  • Arts & Ales: Meet local artisans offering unique crafts and gifts Thursday, October 15 from 5-10 p.m.
  • Goblins in the Garden: A favorite holiday tradition returns with a kids’ costume runway, storytelling, crafts, pony rides and more Sunday, October 25 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Pumpkin-Carving Contest: Cheer on the slicing and dicing as contestants create their most impressive gourd Thursday, October 29 at 7 p.m.
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