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Thrive: Helping Careerists Navigate
a Global, Virtual & Gig Workforce

May 1 to 3, 2018
NH Nacional 
Paseo Del Prado, 48, Madrid, Spain

Career Thought Leaders and Resume Writing Academy is going abroad for three days of connecting, learning, and exceptional value.

The 2018 conference will be a true international experience, with attendees joining from across the U.S., Europe, Australia, South America, and beyond.


Tuesday, May 1
Workshops on this day will go in depth into coaching and business development topics. There will be 4 sessions offered, 3.5 hours each, and full conference attendees will choose the 2 they'd like to attend. NOTE: Mini-conference registration does not include these sessions.

Presenters include:

Susan Chritton, Master Brand Strategist - Branding and Business Development Topic

Rosemary McLean & Valerie Rowles, Career Innovation Company - Coaching for Career Agility & Advancement

Elisabeth Harney, WorkNet Solutions - Topic TBD

Wednesday, May 2 & Thursday, May 3
Get practical tools, tips, and resources you can use to help clients navigate the dynamic international workplace. Topics include job search, career coaching, personal branding, leadership coaching, and more! See the agenda here.


Advice for the Rudderless: Coaching Clients Who Have No Idea Which Path to Follow
John Lees 

Drawing on insights from his books How to Get a Job You Love and The Success Code John’s workshop helps you deal with clients who say, “I want to do something completely different but I don’t know what it is.”

Key topics:

  • Client mindset – what gets in the way.
  • Perfection vs compromise – the real deal.
  • Be, do, know – the building blocks of a career decision.
  • Practical tools to help clients gain sufficient self-understanding to begin active exploration.
  • Rookie mistakes made by every generation of job hunters.
  • Energy, impact and stories.
  • Building confidence and creating authentic impact.

John Lees is one of the UK’s most prominent career transition coaches, and regularly in the media as a career thought leader. He has published 12 books on careers and work including the UK best-seller How to Get a Job You Love. His books have been translated into Arabic, Georgian, Polish, Japanese, and Spanish. John has delivered workshops in Ireland, Germany, Mauritius, the USA, South Africa, Switzerland, Australia, and New Zealand. He founded the Career Coach Forum on LinkedIn (6400 members worldwide).

Knowledge Nomads: Helping People Thrive in a Job-less Work Environment

Elisabeth (Harney) Sanders-Park

One hundred years after Henry Ford introduced the moving assembly line, America is witnessing the decline of the traditional 'job,' the emergence of the 'gig economy,' technology, and globalization which has already begun to significantly impact how people choose, create, and maintain work and income. Based on recent data, this session helps providers of employment-career-workforce services c
hallenge outdated and ineffective mindsets, cultivate new perspectives that make them more useful to clients, and increase their knowledge and confidence in helping clients prepare for and succeed in today's environment.

Hotel Information
The event will take place at the NH Nacional. Rooms are available at for a discounted rate of $165 per night, which includes breakfast.

Evening Events
Conference attendees and their families are welcome to join our evening events, including an evening reception at the hotel Monday night; dinner and traditional Spanish entertainment on Tuesday evening; and for group dinners on Wednesday evening.

Register for the Conference

10-Pay Registration Ends July 31, 2017.

10-Pay Registration Ends July 31, 2017


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