Issue 147 | May 26, 2017


CAREER TRENDS HAPPY HOUR
"The past should be a springboard, not a hammock."
– Ivern Ball, Dadaist Poet and Writer

Grow Your Business Week June 19–22
12+ Hours from Experts in Social Media, Video, Branding, Sales, Storytelling, Professional Presence & More
Early Registration Ends May 31

Register Today


CAREER THOUGHT LEADERS (CTL) NEWS & EVENTS

  • Grow Your Business Week June 19–22
  • CTL Associate News & Opportunities
  • Visit Us at These Upcoming Events

RESOURCES, DATA & IMPORTANT LINKS

  • Job Search: Google for Jobs Employs Machine Learning to Help People Find Work
  • Leadership: Age-Inclusive Norms: Your Guide to Creating an Inclusive Workplace
  • Hiring Trends: An AI-based Chatbot is Helping Engineers with New Employment Opportunities
  • Workforce Trends: Why These Gig-Economy Startups Hire Salaried Employees
  • Early Career Advice: Principals Should Reconsider Career Advice to Students

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR COLLEAGUES

  • Colleagues Earn Prestigious Credentials

UPCOMING TRAINING & PROFESSIONAL
DEVELOPMENT

CTL & RWA Events

  • CTL Associate Call: Social Media for You & Your Clients
  • Grow Your Business Week
  • Mark Your Calendar to Join Us in Madrid

Partner & Associate Events

  • Advanced Job Search Coaching Program

CAREER THOUGHT LEADERS (CTL)
NEWS & EVENTS

JUNE 19-22 | Grow Your Business Week

Are you ready to take your business to the next level? To stop trading time for dollars, attract your ideal clients, achieve your big, hairy, audacious business goals?

Join Career Thought Leaders for 4 days focused on helping you transform your coaching, writing, or brand strategy business. We will have 12+ hours of content, time for networking, and more!

Topics include:

  • Increase Your Impact & Your ROI: The Power of Presence
  • Using LinkedIn to Grow Your Business
  • Land More Clients & Contracts: Sell the Value of Coaching
  • Turn Your Expertise into Dollars with a Mini-Course
  • Bold Your Business: How to Succeed on Your Terms
  • #SnackSizeIt: Be Lazy ... Create More Content
  • Video Lab: Hands-On Video Marketing Training

Speakers include:

  • Valerie Sokolosky
  • Jen Lehner
  • Vaneese Johnson
  • Teddy Burriss
  • Cindy Skalicky
  • Tim Athey, PhD
  • Tanya Smith
  • Pat Schuler

See the schedule and register today.

CTL ASSOCIATE NEWS & OPPORTUNITIES

CTL Associates, be sure to check the Associates area of the website for details on the following opportunities:

  • June CTL Associate call moved to June 5
  • Publication opportunities with upcoming deadlines
  • Sharing your expertise during an interview on The Career Confidante radio (40,000 listeners and growing!)

CTL Associates receive discounts on the Master-E-Sessions, conference, and more! Log in and view the Associates page for details.

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

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!

UPCOMING CONFERENCE APPEARANCES

NCDA Conference | Orlando, FL

As a graduate of the NCDA Leadership Academy, Marie will be on a panel for incoming Leadership Academy members at the NCDA Conference in Orlando June 28–30. CTL Board Member Michelle Carroll will also be presenting at the conference. Please let Marie know if you'll be there as she's always excited to see fellow NCDA goers (this will be her 10th NCDA conference!).

RESOURCES, DATA & IMPORTANT LINKS

Job Search: Google for Jobs Employs Machine Learning to Help People Find Work (eWeek)
You may have heard that Google entered the job search space recently with a new search feature. This article shares a bit more about that functionality and more that are to come.

Leadership: Age-Inclusive Norms: Your Guide to Creating an Inclusive Workplace (HR Online)
As Gen Z enters the workforce, the conversation around generations at work has new life. If you are interested in helping your clients be age-inclusive, this is a great read.

Hiring Trends: An AI-based Chatbot is Helping Engineers with New Employment Opportunities (Entrepreneur India)
A global look at how hiring is shifting with technology and economic changes – including an introduction to the world's first conversational assessment platform. Fascinating!

Workforce Trends: Why These Gig-Economy Startups Hire Salaried Employees (Fast Company)
An interesting flip on the gig economy conversation that shares why these companies hire full-time employees to do on-demand work.

Early Career Advice: Principals Should Reconsider Career Advice to Students (The Educator)
Research out of Australia shares the value of vocational education and encourages educators to pay attention to the employment market information and industry forecasts.

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR COLLEAGUES

COLLEAGUES EARN PRESTIGIOUS CREDENTIALS

Congratulations to Toni Calandro, Lynn Allen, and Nicole Videla for earning their Academy Certified Resume Writer (ACRW) credential from the Resume Writing Academy. You have all proven your commitment to learning resume strategy, writing, and design so you can better serve your clients. Kudos to you for your hard work!

Congratulations to Birgitta Möller, the latest career professional to earn her Master Resume Writer (MRW) credential from Career Thought Leaders. Emily has demonstrated her expertise as a true master in the art of resume writing by earning one of the world's most elite credentials. Congratulations, Emily!

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)
Certified Career Transition Coach (CCTC)
Certified Personal Brand Strategist (CPBS)
Certified Social Branding Analyst
360Reach Analyst

UPCOMING TRAINING & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Visit the 2017 Calendar of Events for all CTL and RWA events this year.

CTL & RWA EVENTS

June 5, 2017, Noon ET
CTL Quarterly Call: Social Media for You & Your Clients

In this CTL Associate Call, our CTL Board will be sharing a few nuggets from Career Jam: Where Experts Forecast The New & The Next. We'll also be talking about what this means for your career! 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. 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.

June 19-27, 2017
CTL Grow Your Business Week

We're bringing you an entire week just focused on your business! Our lineup of more than 10 hours of content includes experts in branding your business, closing sales, creating products, using social media to grow your business, maximizing your website SEO, and much more!! Sessions will run from 11 am ET to 4 pm ET each day, so block out your calendar and watch for registration to open later this week. Learn more and register.

May 1-3, 2018
CTL Conference & Professional Development Symposium Goes to Spain

Mark your calendars now and start planning an international excursion … our annual exclusive, in-person professional development opportunity (conference) is going global! Career colleagues from Europe are excited to host us in Madrid, Spain, for the 2018 Professional Development Symposium, Thrive: Helping Professionals Navigate a Global, Virtual & Gig Workforce. We'll be planning a group flight and providing a 10-pay registration option so you can spread out your expenses.

ASSOCIATE & PARTNER EVENTS

July 6 - August 24, 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 Thursdays from 12-1:30 pm ET. 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.

2017 CALENDAR OF EVENTS

FROM CAREER THOUGHT LEADERS (CTL)
& RESUME WRITING ACADEMY (RWA)

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