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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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Bert's Big Adventure Now Accepting Applications for 2017 Families!


Bert’s Big Adventure, a nonprofit organization that provides a magical, all-expenses-paid, five-day journey to Walt Disney World® for children with chronic and terminal illnesses and their families, is now accepting applications and nominations for children to join the magic on their 2017 trip! 

In order to qualify, children must be between the ages of 5 and 12, be diagnosed with a chronic or terminal illness, and have never been to Walt Disney World®.



The family must be struggling with financial hardships and live in the radio listening area of The Bert Show, a nationally syndicated morning radio show based in Atlanta, Georgia. The Bert Show can be heard on All the Hits Q100 - 99.7FM. All applications must be submitted by Friday, October 13, 2016.

http://bertsbigadventure.org/serve/our-kids/nominate-a-child/.

*Photo credit: Cassandra Young Photography

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