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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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Fernbank Museum Becomes Fernbank BOO-Seum for Halloween

 Fernbank Museum Hosts Annual Halloween Family Event 

Get ready for kooky costumes, not-so-scary stories and treats galore. Fernbank BOO-Seum Trick-or-Treat returns for another frighteningly-fun Halloween celebration on Saturday, October 24. From 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., Museum visitors will enjoy a spook-tacular day of Halloween games, activities, music and treats for kids in costumes.
  • Halloween TreatsLook for trick-or-treat stations throughout the Museum. Treats vary from candy to small toys. (May contain small parts.)
  • BOO-Seum Costume ContestShow off crazy costumes and dance to the kid-friendly tunes of Little Beat Music. Register for the BOO-Seum costume contest to win prizes such as a FREE Museum membership and FREE IMAX® tickets. Enter to win for “Best Overall Kid’s Costume” and “Best Family.”
  • Ghoulish GamesTry your hand at Halloween games such as Scary Boo-lingWitch Hat Toss,Spider Web Game and Pumpkin Tic-tac-toe to win treats.
  • Popsicle Stick Mummy CraftCreate mummies made of popsicle sticks to take home! (This activity involves small parts. Parental supervision required.)
  • Mystery BoxesDo you dare? Stick your hand in these creepy boxes to feel unusual items including “spider legs,” “dragon skin,” “monster guts” and “vampire brains.”
  • Truman the DragonSnap a photo or two with the spokesdragon for Kidsville News, Truman the Dragon, a popular children’s icon for reading, literacy, character development and education.
  • Not-So-Spooky Story TellingJoin a Fernbank educator for a special Halloween story and AHHHctivity! 
All Fernbank BOO-Seum Trick or Treat activities are included with Museum admission, which is $18 for adults, $17 for seniors, $16 for children ages 3-12, and free for toddlers and Museum members.


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