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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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Fun Alert: Atlanta Fair to open its gates February 24 – April 2

Fair-goers are invited to experience new rides, delicious treats, entertainment and more! 

Come one, come all! Preparing for its annual return, the Atlanta Fair will open its gates Friday, February 24 – Sunday, April 2 or fun-seekers of all ages! Area residents in search of thrilling adventure, lively entertainment and fresh funnel cakes are encouraged to join the festivities, perfect for families and friends! As a special kick-off bonus, guests may purchase advance fair entrance fees only 50 cents until noon Friday, February 24!

Atlanta’s favorite fair is back and fair gurus from near and far are invited to enjoy this one-of-a-kind experience! All season long, guests can expect to be dazzled by vibrant displays and lights and partake in a variety of interactive games. 

Those in search of soaring thrillers will be able to climb aboard one of the many attractions, including the Towering Ferris Wheel, Flying Dutchman, 45-foot Ring of Fire and for the first time ever, the Inversion, a twisty sky-high tower that will have adrenaline junkies spinning and twirling into the crisp spring air! Foodies can also indulge in the endless supply of all-time classics, like fluffy cotton candy, candy apples, elephant ears and more!

Standard fair entrance fees are $1 for children shorter than 42”. For guests taller than 42”, fair entrance fees are $3 (Monday – Thursday); $5 (Friday, Saturdayafternoon and Sunday) and $8 (Saturday evening). Midway ride tickets can be purchased for $1.25 each and unlimited ride armbands are available for $25 each. To purchase tickets, visit atlantafair.com.

WHAT: The 2017 Atlanta Fair
WHERE: Turner Field – Grey Lot
HOW: Guests may purchase tickets online or at the gate. For online admission, visit atlantafair.com. Discount offer valid until noon Friday, February 24. 

Parental Escort Policy in Effect
Children under the age of 16-years-old must be accompanied by an adult 21 years or older on Friday and Saturday evenings. One adult may escort up to four youth. All guests must be able to present a valid Georgia or government issued photo ID.



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