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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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Boo At The Zoo Presented By Georgia Natural Gas Opens October 17

The gates of Zoo Boo Town swing open for guests of all ages this Saturday
WHAT:                    Atlanta’s favorite fun family Halloween festival returns with opening day of Boo at the Zoo presented by Georgia Natural Gas on Saturday, October 17, 2015. The signature fall event continues on Sunday, October 18; Saturday and Sunday, October 24 and 25; and Halloween Saturday, October 31.
                                  Designed to be inclusive of all age groups with its “merry, not scary” approach, the Zoo Atlanta tradition will feature trick-or-treat booths; an inflatable corn maze; music from kids’ party DJ Little Beat; Halloween games and crafts; costume contests; and meet-and-greets with Wild Thing, Ladybug Girl, Splat the Cat, Zhu Zhu the giant panda, Cricket the frog and more.
                                  Zoo Atlanta’s grounds will be transformed by Halloween d├ęcor, especially in the Ford Pavilion, which reinvents itself for the season as Zoo BooTown, a magical destination of whimsical sights and characters. Costumes are welcome and encouraged.
                                  Boo at the Zoo is free with general admission; free for Zoo Atlanta Members and children under 3. Visit for tickets and event details. 

WHEN:                    Saturday and Sunday, October 17 and 18; Saturday and Sunday, October 24 and 25; and Saturday, October 31  
                                  9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

WHERE:                 Zoo Atlanta
                                  800 Cherokee Avenue, S.E.
                                  Atlanta, GA  30315

CONTACT:          Rachel Davis, Communications and Social Media Manager
                                 404.624.2812 – office
                                404.309.2238 – cell


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