Issue 126 | December 23, 2016


CAREER TRENDS HAPPY HOUR

CAREER THOUGHT LEADERS (CTL) NEWS & EVENTS

  • Registration for the CTL Conference is Open!
  • End-of-Year Sale
  • Give the Gift of Effective Writing & Resume Design
  • Welcome CTL Associates

RESOURCES, DATA & IMPORTANT LINKS

  • Advancement: 11 Ways to Build Your Confidence & Appear More Attractive
  • Networking: Share Holiday Joy with These Fun E-Cards
  • Self-Care: How to Beat the Holiday Stress Frenzy
  • Branding: How to Look Confident in Photos
  • Leadership: How to Tell if You Have a Good Boss

UPCOMING TRAINING & PROFESSIONAL
DEVELOPMENT

  • Writing Mastery Open Call: How to Write Tight
  • Resume & Profile E-Summit: Formatting Modern Resumes: Strategy & Distinctive Design to Win Interviews
  • Academy Certified Resume Writer Group Webclass
  • Advanced Job Search Coaching Program
  • Dean DeGroot: Bully-Proofing the Workplace for Client Career Success
  • Master-E-Session: Coaching Fundamentals
  • Career Transition Coach Training
  • CTL Associate Quarterly Call with CTL Board
  • Career Thought Leader Conference & Symposium

CAREER THOUGHT LEADERS (CTL)
NEWS & EVENTS

CTL Conference: Turning Hiring Manager Secrets Into Career Successes

Hyatt Regency Baltimore Inner Harbor
April 18–20, 2017
Learn More

>> Early registration for the Conference ends January 18

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 candidates can do to earn a promotion.

On Wednesday and Thursday, April 19 and 20, hiring managers, recruiters, and internal talent development professionals will answer these questions and more!

>> Learn more about Shally Steckerl, Sourcing & Recruiting Expert, who will share his insider perspective.

Register before the price increases on January 18.

Professional Development Institutes at the 2017 Career Thought Leader Conference & Symposium

Transform your career services and writing or grow your business through 2-hour professional development institutes on Tuesday, April 18, 2017.

The subject matter for these institutes is based on your votes!

>> See the coaching, writing, and business development topics.

You can choose 1, 2, 3, or 4 of these 8 in-depth sessions to custom-build a professional development experience that meets your needs.

>> Meet Boldness Coach Vaneese Johnson, one of the professional development institute trainers.

Learn more and register.

End-of-Year Sale!

Get our training at the best price of the year. If you are looking for resources to build your business or get fresh ideas for your writing, these deals are for you!

5 Recorded Master-E-Sessions with 7+ hours of training and handouts packed full of resources for business building, coaching, and social media.

17 Resume & Profile Writing E-Summits with nearly 1000 pages of samples and resources, PLUS 34 hours of training.

These deals end December 31!

Give the Gift of Good Writing & Resume Design

A strong resume doesn't just provide your candidates something to submit with their application – it transforms how they see themselves, gives them confidence, and sets the foundation for their search.

Join Resume Writing Academy in January for 3 events that will take your writing to the next level!

January 11, 2017: Writing Mastery Call: How to Write Tight – You know that modern resumes share a candidate's value in powerful, short sound bites. Join RWA to learn and share ideas for practical strategies to help you write tight on this free call! Learn more and RSVP.

January 20, 2017: Resume & Profile E-Summit: Formatting Modern Resumes: Strategy & Distinctive Design to Win Interviews – You've been asking for new designs and instruction on creating them, so we're delivering! In this Resume & Profile E-Summit, you will see new formats for designing modern resumes that have instant visual appeal and pass through applicant tracking systems – with step-by-step instruction. In addition to the usual E-Summit deliverables of a 2-hour training and samples, we'll provide short videos that walk you through creating stunning, structurally sound documents. Learn more and register.

January 26, 2017: Resume Writing Academy Flagship Training Program and ACRW Certification – If you want to take your writing to the next level, join the industry's first and most comprehensive training program! You'll learn how to make strategic decisions to position your candidate, design documents using Microsoft Word, write powerful accomplishments, and much more. Unlike any other program, you'll receive individualized feedback on 5 writing assignments (plus formatting and grammar assignments). Best of all, there aren't any memberships to pay for! Learn more.

WELCOME NEW CTL ASSOCIATES

Welcome to our newest CTL Associates:

Robbie Sewell, Saddlebrook Associates, Hawaii
Arnie Fertig, Jobhuntercoach, Massachusetts
Walter Sawatzky, Customized Coaching LLC, Pennsylvania

Be on the Lookout: Watch for emails from CTL with invitations for various writing, coaching, media, and publishing opportunities. Emails go out to all CTL Associates several times each month, so be sure to check them out!

Want to get in on the opportunities? Join as a CTL Associate today!

RESOURCES, DATA & IMPORTANT LINKS

Advancement: 11 Ways to Build Your Confidence & Appear More Attractive (Inc.)
If you want to be more successful in 2017, data shows that you need to work on your confidence! This article shares practical tips for being more comfortable in your own skin.

Networking: Share Holiday Joy with These Fun E-Cards (The Muse)
The holidays provide a perfect excuse for connecting out of the blue. If you (or your candidates) are looking for a fun way to do it, read this!

Self-Care: How to Beat the Holiday Stress Frenzy (Colorado Biz)
Are you "shoulding" all over yourself this holiday season? This article provides a few powerful phrases to replace the unproductive self-talk going on for many during this busy time of year.

Branding: How to Look Confident in Photos (PhotoFeeler)
A picture is worth a thousand words. If you'd like pictures of you and your candidates to say "confidence," read on for a few quick tips (some that might surprise you!).

Leadership: How to Tell if You Have a Good Boss (US News)
This article provides great insights for those who want to be good managers, those who might be evaluating a career move, and those who are preparing to answer the common interview question about their best and worst boss. Worth the read.

UPCOMING TRAINING & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

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

January 11, 2017, Noon ET
Writing Mastery Open Call: How to Write Tight

Join our Academy Certified Resume and Profile Writers in discussing best practices to write tight for more modern resumes and LinkedIn profiles. The Resume Writing Academy will share best practices, facilitate sharing among writers among the call, and provide resources. Learn more and register.

January 20, 2017, Noon ET
Resume & Profile E-Summit: Formatting Modern Resumes: Strategy & Distinctive Design to Win Interviews

You've been asking for new designs and instruction on creating them, so we're delivering! In this Resume & Profile E-Summit, you will see new formats for designing modern resumes that have instant visual appeal and pass through applicant tracking systems – with step-by-step instruction. In addition to the usual E-Summit deliverables of a 2-hour training and samples, we'll provide short videos that walk you through creating stunning, structurally sound documents. Learn more and register.

January 26, 2017, Noon ET
Academy Certified Resume Writer Group Webclass

The ACRW training program is the only program that will transform your writing for more confidence, better candidate outcomes, and increase revenue. Through in-depth training and detailed feedback on 6 writing and formatting assignments, you put strategies into practice and truly learn the art of resume writing. Learn more and register.

February 7, 2017, Noon ET
Advanced Job Search Coaching Program

Would you like to add Job Search Coaching to your coaching practice? Joan Runnheim Olson, owner of Pathways Career Success Strategies, LLC and adjunct faculty member with the Institute for Life Coach Training, will be teaching the Advanced Job Search Coaching Program. The purpose of this program is to prepare you to coach clients/students to obtain a desired job in their organization of choice. Learn more and register.

February 10, 2017, Noon 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.

March 2, 2017, Noon ET
Master-E-Session: Coaching Fundamentals

If you are new in creating your coaching practice or wanting to be more effective in creating client transformation, this session is for you! We'll be exploring best practices in each step of the coaching process for increased confidence, improved outcomes with candidates, and new business opportunities for private practitioners. Learn more and register.

March 9, 2017, Noon ET
Career Transition Coach Training

Do you wish you had processes to walk candidates through career exploration and transition? Join us for the Certified Career Transition Coach program. This training – used by practitioners in university, community college, workforce, and private practice settings – provides resources and processes and leads you through integrating them into your work so you can coach with more confidence and achieve better outcomes for candidates. Learn more and register.

March 13, 2017, Noon ET
CTL Associate Quarterly Call with CTL Board

In this CTL Associate Call, our CTL Board will be leading a discussion about the challenges and opportunities faced by those entering "un-retirement." The call is open to all CTL Associates and is a way to help you stay current, learn some new tricks, and share some of your own wealth of information. Take a break from your spring cleaning and dial in! You MUST be an Associate to participate. To read about all of the benefits and opportunities of becoming a CTL Associate ($399 lifetime fee), click here.

April 18–20, 2017
Career Thought Leader Conference & Symposium

Registration is open for the 2017 Career Thought Leader Conference in Baltimore, MD, April 18–20. Tuesday, April 18, will be a day full of in-depth professional development institutes to build your skills in coaching, resume and profile writing, and business development. Wednesday and Thursday, April 19 and 20, will feature recruiting specialist, hiring managers, and HR technology gurus sharing insights to inform our practices and help us better guide clients toward job search success.

Mark the dates on your calendar, watch for more information, and register before the price increases on January 18! CTL Associates log in to get your discounts.

Please email your kudos, upcoming events, or latest happenings to me at marie@careerthoughtleaders.com so that I can share them with everyone!

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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