Vera Chapman: Job Search Strategies for International Students in Especially Challenging Times
Transitioning Clients: Helping Them Transform Interests Into Jobs
Susan Chritton: Personal Branding – It's No Longer An Option!
CAREER THOUGHT LEADERS (CTL) NEWS & EVENTS
Career Coach Training Upcoming Events
March 23 – CTL Master-E-Session, Coaching 101: Skills, Assessments & More for Career & Leadership Coaches
Increase your confidence, improve client outcomes, and build your practice!
In this Master-E-Session, Marie Zimenoff, CEO of Career Thought Leaders, will be sharing tools for improving your processes. You'll walk away with practical resources, including coaching agreements, information on assessments and activities, and ideas for improving your coaching skills.
You'll walk away with the tools to:
Conceptualize career decision-making and career advancement to better structure your coaching process.
Be more effective as a coach by following the coaching process in each session and refreshing your coaching skills.
Select and integrate assessments and activities that deepen awareness for career decision-making, job search, and leadership development.
Make coaching more actionable and outcomes more tangible.
If you are new to creating your coaching practice or wanting to be more effective in creating client transformation, this session is for you! As always with our training, you'll walk away with practical ways to transform your practice, including self-assessments, resources, coaching questions, and more.
Don't miss it! Master-E-Sessions are easy to attend - live or recorded:
LIVE WEBCAST: Thursday, March 23, 2017, 12 noon to 1:30 pm US Eastern time
RECORDING: Webinar (audio and video) recording - view any time you want and as often as you want
REGISTRATION: $45 – CTL Associates; $55 – General Registration (includes webcast, all samples and handouts, and recording)
March 30 – Certified Career Transition Coach Training Program & Certification
Grow your confidence and improve candidate outcomes through 9 hours of training and guidance in integrating the concepts into your independent coaching practice, workforce center coaching and workshops, or college career services.
Modules and topics include:
Foundational coaching skills for success and career change frameworks.
Tools for helping candidates articulate career needs, skills, interests, and more without formal assessments.
Processes for structured career research and decision-making while considering trade-offs of career options.
Strategies for coaching individuals through career change barriers and fears with resources for bridging the gap into a new career.
Practical, hands-on exercises and case studies to increase your comprehension and implement what you learn as you go.
Tips for guiding career changers through job search, resume writing, and interviewing for success.
The program is 6 Thursdays from Noon to 1:30 pm Eastern Time starting Thursday, March 30th.
The Discounted Hotel Rate Ends TODAY March 17, 2017
The Hyatt Regency Baltimore Inner Harbor is available at the discounted rate or $155 plus tax until March 17, 2017. You can book your room for the hotel and 3 days before or after using this link: Book your room at the group rate of $155+ today.
Colleague Discussion Tables
On Wednesday and Thursday during the conference, colleagues will have an opportunity to share, learn, and increase their retention during colleague discussion tables. Meet thought leaders in a small-group setting, network, and learn! Topics include:
Social Recruiting Deep Dive – Shally Steckerl
Diversify Your Practice With Multiple Profit Centers – Jan Melnik
Outplacement Services Trends – Laura Labovich
Personal Brand Strategies for Leaders – Susan Chritton
Redefining Work-Life Balance for Your Career – Michelle Carroll
Modernizing Your Resumes – Louise Kursmark
The Gamification of the Careers Industry – Dr. Rich Feller
Building Your Career Business – Wendy Enelow
Recruiter Preferences Data Deep Dive – Kimberley Schneiderman
Creating a Brand that is Bold, Big & Bad – Vaneese Johnson
Leadership Coaching Trends – Eleanor Bedford
Quasi-Resume to 3D Brand Story: Elevate Your LinkedIn Profile – Deb Dib
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!
Career Change:3 Keys to a Successful Midlife Career Change (The Motley Fool) Making a career change at any age is hard. When you've advanced in your profession and have obligations like a mortgage and kids, it is downright scary. This article shares 3 steps that mitigate the risk of transitioning to a new career. If you want more tools and processes to help clients make this change, join us for the Certified Career Transition Coach program.
Workforce Trends:Hong Kong HR Professional Calls Job-Hoppers "Rubbish" (Human Resources) This fascinating article shares several different perspectives from hiring managers regarding short-term positions, providing insights our clients can use as they craft their stories about why they chose to make transitions.
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR COLLEAGUES
COLLEAGUES EARN & RENEW PRESTIGIOUS CREDENTIALS
Congratulations to Barbara Deters on earning her Academy Certified Resume Writer (ACRW) credential from the Resume Writing Academy. You have dedicated yourself to taking your resume strategy, writing, and design to the next level. Keep up the great work, Barbara!
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 the coaching process – including coaching agreements, assessments, and coaching skills – for increased confidence, improved outcomes with candidates, and new business opportunities for private practitioners. Learn more and register.
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.
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 and watch for more information. CTL Associates, log in to get your discounts.
International students face significant challenges and uncertainties in gaining employment within the United States - especially in light of recent legislative action. Vera will review some strategies for success for these students in the US. Learn more and register.
This workshop will give you tools to help clients thoroughly explore different career options that emerge after they take a self-assessment and/or identify the factors that matter to them in an ideal job. For Career Coaches and Career Counselors who want to learn new ways to guide students, young adults or mid-career professionals to build lives they love supported by work they enjoy. Participant materials include a practitioner's guide and reproducible worksheets. Day-long session will be held in Boston. Learn more and register.
Building a personal brand helps you create a clear and concise reputation as you enter or expand in the workforce. Learn the best strategies to move your career forward from the author of Personal Branding for Dummies. Learn more and register.