Issue 121 | November 11, 2016


CAREER TRENDS HAPPY HOUR
"I believe every human being has a finite number of heartbeats. I don't intend to waste any of mine."
- Neil Armstrong, American Astronaut

Resume & Profile E-Summit:
Expand Your Horizons: Writing for International Audiences

November 22, Noon to 2 pm Eastern

DETAILS & REGISTRATION


CAREER THOUGHT LEADERS (CTL) NEWS & EVENTS

  • Resume & Profile E-Summit: Expand Your Horizons: Writing for International Audiences
  • Registration for Career Jam is Open: Where Experts Forecast The New & The Next
  • Welcome CTL Associate

RESOURCES, DATA & IMPORTANT LINKS

  • International Trends: LinkedIn Unveils the Top Skills That Can Get You Hired
  • International Salary: Mixed Salary Growth Across the Globe
  • Employer Perspective: Do This If You Really Want to Call Yourself "Veteran Friendly"
  • Career Transition: Counseling Female Military Veterans in Career Transition
  • Video: LinkedIn Tips for Transitioning Military

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR COLLEAGUES

  • Colleagues Featured in Industry Books

UPCOMING TRAINING & PROFESSIONAL
DEVELOPMENT

  • Dean DeGroot: Bully-Proofing the Workplace for Client Career Success
  • Resume & Profile E-Summit: Expanding Your Horizons: Writing For International Audiences
  • Herky Cutler: Non-Traditional Assessment Tools That Rock!
  • Career Jam: Where Experts Forecast the New & the Next

CAREER THOUGHT LEADERS (CTL)
NEWS & EVENTS

Resume & Profile E-Summit

Expanding Your Horizons: Writing For International Audiences

It is no secret that the workforce is becoming more globally mobile every day. Are you prepared to help clients move seamlessly between continents? This E-Summit will provide samples and strategies for writers to position candidates for success in a global workforce.

If you want to expand the opportunities for your clients (and for your business!), this is a webinar you won't want to miss!

Learn more and register.

Career Jam: Where Experts Forecast The New & The Next

Registration Now Open for Career Jam!

In 2015 we brought a new name and new features to one of our favorite events of the year, Global Career Brainstorming Day.

On December 9, 2016, Career Jam will offer an intense, energizing, enjoyable day to learn, share, and build a network that includes some of the brightest, most interesting people we know – career professionals!

Who attends Career Jam?

Career Coaches, Counselors & Consultants, Resume & LinkedIn Profile Writers, College & University Career Development Professionals, Military & Government Career Transition Specialists, Workforce Development Personnel, Outplacement Consultants, Executive Recruiters, Employment Technology, Job Board & Social Media Experts

Register Today! In-person events are limited to 12 registrations and virtual events to 15 registrations for maximum participation.

What is Career Jam?

An opportunity for you to participate in learning, exploration, and discovery of best practices and emerging trends within the careers industry. A facilitator will guide each group of career colleagues through a discussion outline while encouraging dynamic conversations on a variety of topics, from career marketing and job search, to career management, employment trends, and more!

In-person events will be held in Boston, Chicago, DC Metro, Honolulu, London, Minneapolis, New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco, and Stamford. Watch for announcement of more locations soon! Registration is $109 ($89 for CTL Associates) and includes lunch.

Virtual events will be held for the following areas: Australia & New Zealand, Europe (Central), North America (Pacific), and North America (Eastern). Registration is $87 ($67 for CTL Associates).

See the virtual and in-person event schedules.

CTL Associates receive great benefits, including discounts on all CTL-sponsored events. Log in to access your discount.

WELCOME NEW CTL ASSOCIATES!

Welcome to our newest CTL Associate:

Joe Pomrening, Mid-State Technical College, Wisconsin

CTL Associates: Be on the lookout for emails from CTL with invitations for various writing, coaching, media, and publishing opportunities. Emails go out to all of our CTL Associates several times each month, so be sure to check them out! Want to get in on the opportunities? Join CTL today!

RESOURCES, DATA & IMPORTANT LINKS

International Trends: LinkedIn Unveils the Top Skills That Can Get You Hired (LinkedIn)
This SlideShare goes through the most in-demand skills in 14 countries based on recruiting and hiring activity on LinkedIn. If you want to know what skills to make sure you include on your client's LinkedIn profiles and resumes, this is a must read!

International Salary: Mixed Salary Growth Across the Globe (Korn Ferry)
Canada is in the lead for salary recovery, according to this Korn Ferry Hay Group Study. Be sure to click on the infographic link to get a quick view of the salary trends in the eight years following the fall of Lehman Brothers and the beginning of the great recession.

Employer Perspective: Do This If You Really Want to Call Yourself "Veteran Friendly" (Recruiting Tools)
A RallyPoint poll on veteran friendliness found 42% of veterans and transitioning military believe companies are not really hiring veterans, they are just trying to make themselves look good. See what this article is recommending employers do to deliver on that promise.

Career Transition: Counseling Female Military Veterans in Career Transition (NCDA)
The number of women entering the military is growing (nearly 16% by 2040!). This article provides a model for reintegration as these women become veterans and transition back into the civilian workforce.

Video: LinkedIn Tips for Transitioning Military (CareerChangesTV)
Great quick tips for military transition candidates on using LinkedIn, including content they should include and the value of endorsements.

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR COLLEAGUES

Please email your kudos to me (marie@careerthoughtleaders.com) so that I can share them with everyone!

COLLEAGUES FEATURED IN INDUSTRY BOOKS

Congratulations to our colleagues with samples selected for the newest book in the Modernize Your Career Series by Wendy Enelow and Louise Kursmark, Modernize Your Job Search Letters. Thank you for sharing your great work! Contributors include:

Andrea Adamski • Georgia Adamson • Niya Allen • Skye Berry-Burke • Sharon Bowden • Kate Boyle • Erica Breuer • Freddie Cheek • Stephanie Clark • Brenda Collard-Mills • Melanie Denny • Kelly Donovan • Patricia Duckers • Jennifer Fishberg• Laura Fontenot • Roleta Fowler Vasquez • Louise Garver • Jill Grindle • Maike Hennig • Roxie Herman • Phyllis Houston • Sandra Ingemansen • Catherine Jewell  Barry Joffe • Kristin Johnson • Gayle Keefer • Eric Kramer • Stephanie Legatos • Kate Madden • Sophia Marshall • Paul Martin • Debra Ann Matthews • Kris McGuigan • Jennifer Miller • Cheryl Minnick • Zakiyyah Mussallihullah • Melanie Noonan •Debra O'Reilly • Don Orlando • Ruth Pankratz • Lisa Parker • Ross Primack • Danielle Ramos Rash • Michelle Robin • Robin Schlinger • Kimberly Schneiderman • Amy Schofield • Alexia Scott • Heather Seiden • Kimberly Sernel • Wendy Steele •Marjorie Sussman • Stephanie Swilley • Dodie Thompson • Michelle Waguespack • Carolyn Whitfield • Emily Wong • Julie Wyckoff • Beth Yarzab


Congratulations to Lakeisha Mathews, Dan Schwartz, Sheila Margolis, Alisa Cohn, Michelle Riklan, Marie Zimenoff, Laura Labovich, Lynne Williams, Thea Kelley, Jean Juchnowicz, Alan DeBack, Marilyn Feldstein, Vivian Blade, David Hosmer, Barbara Seifert, and Nicole Miller who contributed to ATDs new publication Find Your Fit edited by Sue Kaiden.

UPCOMING TRAINING & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Visit the 2016 Calendar of Events for all CTL and RWA events this year.

November 18, 2016, 1 am ET
Dean DeGroot: Bully-Proofing the Workplace for Client Career Success

Numerous studies report that over 25% of employees are bullied at some point in their work life, and nearly 50% will witness bullying. This webinar will define bullying, provide guidance for employees who deal with daily fear from workplace bullying, and share approaches with counselors who work with them. Specific interventions to use in the job search and on-the-job will be discussed. Learn more and register.

November 22, 2016, Noon ET
Resume & Profile E-Summit: Expanding Your Horizons: Writing For International Audiences

It is no secret that the workforce is becoming more globally mobile every day. Are you prepared to help clients move seamlessly between continents? This E-Summit will provide samples and strategies for writers to position candidates for success in a global workforce. If you want to expand the opportunities for your clients (and for your business!), this is a webinar you won't want to miss! Learn more and register.

December 8, 2016, Noon ET
Herky Cutler: Non-Traditional Assessment Tools That Rock!

Your webinar presenter will share with you four tools that are free for you to use in your work. They have proven to be very successful in engaging clients and helping practitioners get a much deeper understanding of what their clients value, what their interests are, and what they are passionate about. Participants will learn how to use these 4 non-traditional assessment tools involving music, photography, self-examination of strengths, and visioning. Learn more and register.

December 9, 2016, Global Locations & Virtual Events
Career Jam: Where Experts Forecast the New & the Next

Formerly Global Career Brainstorming Day, Career Jam is back for its 7th year! We're adding even more resources for attendees, post-event press, and the same great peer-to-peer conversations and learning. Be part of the thought leadership group forecasting the new and the next in the careers industry, get published in our annual white paper, and learn and share with your peers at this one-of-a-kind event. Learn more and register.

For information about CTL & RWA credentials:

Academy Certified Resume Writer (ACRW)
Academy Certified Profile Writer (ACPW)

Master Resume Writer (MRW)
Credentialed Career Manager (CCM)

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