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Turning Hiring Manager Secrets
Into Career Successes

Hyatt Regency Baltimore Inner Harbor
April 1820, 2017

Career Thought Leaders and Resume Writing Academy are excited to bring careers industry professionals three days of connecting, learning, and exceptional value.

As career services providers, coaches, and resume writers, we often wonder what a hiring manager looks for in an interview, what a recruiter wants in a resume, or what our candidate can do to earn a promotion. The 2017 conference will bring hiring managers, recruiters, and internal talent development professionals to you -- career professionals -- to answer these questions and more!

Tap into hiring manager and recruiter intelligence at the 2017 Career Thought Leaders conference to inform your practice and better guide clients toward job search and career success.

Tuesday, April 18  Professional Development Institutes

Hands-on opportunities to advance your writing, coaching, or business development practices. 

  Coaching & Writing Business Development
8:00–10:00 am Writing Resumes & Social Media Profiles for New Graduates & Young Professionals – Jan Melnik & Catharine Craig Developing Your Business Brand Story – Vaneese Johnson
10:15–12:15  Coaching Millennials: Strategies, Tools, & Resources for Career Management – Michelle Carroll Beyond Clients: How to Create Products & Programs to Grow Your Business – Marie Zimenoff & Vaneese Johnson
12:15–1:15 pm Lunch with Colleagues Lunch with Colleagues
1:15–3:15 pm Coaching for Un-Retirement: Bringing Purpose to Work – Dr. Rich Feller Secrets of a Scalable, Fast-Growth Career Practice: How to Leverage Technology to Grow Your Business – Laura Labovich
3:30–5:30 pm Writing for Managers & Executives: New Ideas, Fresh Resume Formats & Creative Online Career Marketing Strategies – Jan Melnik & Marie Zimenoff
Time to Transform: Working On Your Business Instead of In It – Linda Van Valkenburgh

Full PDI Descriptions & Presenter Bios

Registration for the development institutes closes April 14, 2017. Registration for pre-conference institutes is separate from registration for the full conference.

Wednesday, April 19 & Thursday, April 20  Full Conference

Wednesday, April 19
8:00 am – Networking with Colleagues
8:30 am – The Evolution of Recruiting (What Career Pros Need to Know for Candidate Success): Martin Burns, HireClix
9:45 am – Differentiate or Disappear: Shally Steckerl, The Sourcing Institute
10:30 am – Career Thought Leader Round Table Discussions
11:45 pm – Networking Lunch
1:00 pm – Secrets of a Corporate Recruiter: Shally Steckerl, The Sourcing Institute
2:00 pm – Social Branding Trends: 3D Brand Bios & Beyond: Deb Dib, Executive Power Brand & Reach Personal Branding
2:45 pm – Resume & Profile Writing: Research, Trends & Best Practices: Marie Zimenoff, CEO CTL & RWA
3:15 pm – Digital Interviewing Technology in the Hiring Process: Catharine Fennell, CEO videoBIO
3:45 pm – Panel: Hiring Managers Share What They Wish Every Candidate Knew
4:30 pm – Networking & Table Discussions with Hiring Managers

** BONUS! A professional photographer will be on site Wednesday ... all attendees will have the opportunity for a free head shot!

See the session descriptions and presenter bios

The Baltimore Harbor Spirit dinner cruise will be back this year! 

Learn More About the Dinner Cruise

Thursday, April 20

8:00 am – Networking with Colleagues
8:30 am – How Hiring & HR Technology Really Works: Leonard Baker, Recruiter for Silicon Valley Startups & Fortune 500s
9:30 am – A Study of Recruiter Practices & Preferences: Kimberly Schneiderman, RiseSmart
10:15 am – Coaching Leaders in the Face of Complexity and Uncertainty, Eleanor Bedford
11:00 am – Career Thought Leader Round Table Discussions
12:15 pm – Networking Lunch
1:30 pm Job Search Strategies to Become the Referred Candidate: Leonard Baker, Recruiter for Silicon Valley Startups & Fortune 500s
2:30 pm – Advancing in a Virtual World: Susan Chritton, Pathways & Reach Personal Branding
3:15 pm  Jobs of the Future: Emily Richards Rolen, Bureau of Labor Statistics
3:45 pm – Moving the Careers Industry Forward: Marie Zimenoff, CEO CTL & RWA
4:00 pm – Moving Your Learning Forward (Round Table Discussions)

See the session descriptions and presenter bios

Register for the Full Conference

Regular Registration for the Full Conference Ends April 4, 2017.

Register for the
Conference April 19 & 20

Register for the Professional
Development Institutes April 18

CTL Associates Receive a 10% Discount
Not an Associate? Learn more about the benefits and become an Associate today!

Regular Registration for the
Full Conference Ends April 4, 2017


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