Issue 128 | January 6, 2017


CAREER TRENDS HAPPY HOUR
"I think in terms of the day's resolutions, not the year's."
– Henry Moore, 20th Century British Sculptor and Artist

CAREER THOUGHT LEADERS (CTL) NEWS & EVENTS

  • Meet Martin Burns and Shally Steckerl
  • Early Registration for the 2017 CTL Conference Ends Jan. 18
  • Professional Development Institutes at the 2017 CTL Conference
  • Write Better & Faster: 3 Upcoming Events
  • Welcome CTL Associates

RESOURCES, DATA & IMPORTANT LINKS

  • Job Search: Amazon, IBM, and 8 Other Big Companies Hiring for High-Paying Jobs
  • Workforce Trends: UK Job Vacancies Hit 12-Month High; Advertised Wages Fall
  • Recruiting Trends: This Employer is Using Snap Spectacles to Recruit Millennials
  • Career Advancement: PepsiCo CEO Shares Her 3-Step Path to Advancing Your Career
  • Career Resilience: Future-Proof Your Career

UPCOMING TRAINING & PROFESSIONAL
DEVELOPMENT

  • Writing Mastery Open Call: How to Write Tight
  • Vera Chapman: Helping Students Market Their International Education Experience
  • 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

Meet Martin Burns and Shally Steckerl

The CTL Conference April 18–20 in Baltimore, MD, will be an opportunity for career professionals to learn from recruiters, hiring managers, and talent development professionals – the people who have a direct impact on our candidate's job search and career goals!

On Wednesday, April 19, recruiters Martin Burns and Shally Steckerl will speak about trends in recruiting, social media sourcing, and how candidates can use social media to connect with recruiters during their search.

Martin Burns is the Strategic Consulting Leader for HireClix, a consumer advertising agency with a focus on recruitment. A long-time practitioner and corporate recruiting leader, he combines significant expertise in strategy, technology, and marketing. His career has included leading and consulting with recruitment for some of the world's most significant brands. Before making the move to HireClix, he led talent acquisition technology transformation for PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers) and led global recruitment for Mobiquity, a mobile services firm with offices on 4 continents.

Shally Steckerl is a pioneer in talent sourcing. He builds enterprise recruiting engines for Fortune 500 brands to help them find unfindable talent. Shally is sought out by these companies to teach them how to source talent in innovative ways. His background includes serving as a talent sourcing advisor and trainer for Johnson Controls, Akamai Technologies, Netflix, GE, Starwood Hotels, and many more. He was also an internal corporate recruiter for Coca-Cola Enterprises, Inc., Motorola, and others before becoming a consultant.

Learn more and register for the CTL Conference.

Early Registration for the 2017 CTL Conference Ends January 18

Turning Hiring Manager Secrets Into Career Successes
Hyatt Regency Baltimore Inner Harbor
April 18–20, 2017
Learn More

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!

Register before the price increases on January 18.

CTL Associates, log in for your discount. Want to get in on the opportunities? Join as a CTL Associate today!

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.

Write Better & Faster: 3 Upcoming Events

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 Associate:

Nikki Townsend, Resume Results, California

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

Job Search: Amazon, IBM, and 8 Other Big Companies Hiring for High-Paying Jobs (Business Insider)
This data from Indeed shows ten big-name companies with the largest number of job openings right now for positions that pay more than $50,000 a year.

Workforce Trends: UK Job Vacancies Hit 12-Month High; Advertised Wages Fall (International Business Times)
If you are working with job seekers in the UK, or just staying up on international trends, this is a must read – from data around competition for jobs, regional trends, and job openings by industry sector. You might also be interested in the top languages candidates will need to land positions in Britain.

Recruiting Trends: This Employer is Using Snap Spectacles to Recruit Millennials (Recruiting Tools)
How is Citi using Snap Spectacles to recruit young talent? They are using them to show junior employees what a day in the life is like. Fascinating read (and video)!

Career Advancement: PepsiCo CEO Shares Her 3-Step Path to Advancing Your Career (CNBC)
These three practical steps are great recommendations for any professional aiming for the C-suite. A great share, especially for young professionals.

Career Resilience: Future-Proof Your Career (The Career Confidante Radio)
In the upcoming show on The Career Confidante radio, careers expert Dandan Zhu will be sharing how candidates can stop thinking in terms of today's world and business view so they aren't left behind as technology revolutionizes the global workforce. Listen in Monday at 6 pm ET.

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 11, 2017, Noon ET
Vera Chapman: Helping Students Market Their International Education Experience

In this webinar, Vera Chapman will unpack the "so what?" of international education participation and share strategies to help students better leverage these experiences for career success – a process that begins pre-departure and spans well past their return home. 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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