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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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IKEA Atlanta Celebrates Spring with Annual Swedish Easter Buffet #AllYouCanEatATL



IKEA welcomes everyone to celebrate the dawn of spring with Påskbord, a Swedish smörgåsbord buffet celebrating the Easter holiday. Join IKEA for an all-you-can-eat buffet at stores** across the country on Friday, March 18, 2016. Guests can enjoy a traditional meal of classic Swedish food offerings, such as Swedish meatballs with mashed potatoes, smoked salmon, Swedish ham, and much more at their nearest IKEA Restaurant**.

Tickets to the buffet for IKEA FAMILY members cost $12.99 per person or $2.99 for kids 12 and under; for non-IKEA FAMILY members, the cost is $16.99 per person or $4.99 for kids 12 and under.


Food is a staple for celebrating with family and friends,” said Patricia Meumann, IKEA Food Manager. “In Sweden, Påskbord is a food tradition that brings people together to celebrate spring and the Easter holiday. We look forward to sharing this tradition and our Swedish heritage with our customers.”

The IKEA Påskbord menu*** includes:

First Course
Assorted herring
Gravad lax with mustard sauce
Marinated salmon with mustard sauce
Smoked salmon with horseradish sauce
Poached salmon

Second Course
Assorted Swedish cheeses
Tossed salad
Cucumber salad
Crispbread, crisp rolls, soft bread and thin bread

Third Course
Swedish meatballs and mashed potatoes
Jansson’s temptation
Swedish ham
Prinskorv

Desserts & Beverages
Assorted Swedish desserts and cookies
Fountain beverages and hot beverages
Seating is limited, so those who are interested are encouraged to purchase tickets early at their local IKEAstore. To locate and contact the nearest IKEA store for more details – including local seating times – visit the “Store Locator” page on www.IKEA-USA.com.

For those who are not able to make it to the event, they can still bring Swedish Easter traditions home! Visit the Swedish Food Market in IKEA U.S. stores to purchase select items from the Påskbord menu, including KÖTTBULLAR Swedish meatballs, or to explore, find and try ingredients for other Swedish recipes, such as  salmon and avocado salad. 

SALMON & AVOCADO SALAD
Ingredients & Supplies
  • 500g LAX FILÉ salmon fillet
  • 2 avocados
  • Approx. 5.25 oz. haricots verts
  • Mixed green salad
  • 1 lime
  • Olive oil
  • Salt
  • Black pepper
  • Paprika
  • Chili powder

Directions
  • Bring 1 quart of lightly salted water to boil. Boil the haricots verts for 2 min., then keep under running water until cool.
  • Heat a frying pan or grill pan.
  • Season the defrosted salmon fillets with salt, black pepper, paprika and chili.
  • Grill each side of the salmon fillets for approx. 1 minute, high heat. Leave to cool.
  • Turn the beans with the green salad in a bowl and add olive oil, salt and black pepper. Squeeze half a lime in the bowl.
  • Distribute the contents of the bowl on 4 plates and add pieces of the equivalent of half an avocado to each plate.
  • Cut salmon fillets into smaller pieces and distribute on the salad on each plate and serve. Add an optional sauce, for example SÅS PEPPARROT horseradish sauce.

*IKEA FAMILY is a benefits program that offers membership perks including special product discounts, sneak previews, free coffee and tea in the IKEA Restaurant, and more.  Consumers can sign up for the free program online or in-store.
**Not available at the IKEA Carson store.
***Menu is subject to change due to product availability.

Between Feb 21-March 2, customers who buy a ticket in the restaurant to the IKEA SWEDISH EASTER PASKBORD will get a chance to win a pair of tickets to KURIOS – A Cirque du Soleil Big Top Show. 5 winners will be selected and announced on IKEAwebsite and Twitter on March 3.

About IKEA
Since its 1943 founding in Sweden, IKEA has offered home furnishings of good design and function at low prices so the majority of people can afford them. here are currently more than 360 IKEA stores in 47 countries, including 40 in the U.S. IKEA incorporates sustainability into day-to-day business and supports initiatives that benefit children and the environment. For more information see IKEA-USA.com,@IKEAUSANews@IKEAUSA or IKEAUSA on FacebookYouTubeInstagram and Pinterest.



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