Issue 175 | December 15, 2017


CAREER TRENDS HAPPY HOUR
"The greatest thing about man is the ability to transcend himself, his ancestry, and his environment, and to become what he dreams of being."
– Tully C. Knoles, early president of the College of the Pacific

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CAREER THOUGHT LEADERS (CTL) NEWS & EVENTS

  • End-of-Year Sale
  • Join us for the 2018 Professional Development Symposium in Madrid
  • CTL Associate News & Opportunities
  • Visit Us at These Upcoming Events

RESOURCES, DATA & IMPORTANT LINKS

  • Social Branding: 4 Tips for Using Video Content in Social Media
  • Coaching: Listen or Advise? 14 Ways to Find the Right Balance as a Professional Coach
  • Branding: Specialist vs. Jack-of-all-trades: Quirky Skill Sets Can Be Worth More
  • Networking: 4 Ways to Turn an Office Party into a Career Opportunity
  • Technology: What Do You Get When You Merge a Lie Detector, a Job Application, and a Mobile App?

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR COLLEAGUES

  • Colleagues Earn Prestigious Credentials

UPCOMING TRAINING & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

CTL & RWA Events

  • CTL Conference & Professional Development Symposium

CAREER THOUGHT LEADERS (CTL)
NEWS & EVENTS

End-of-Year Sale

Get industry-leading 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 or coaching, this deal is for you.

Coaching
Get $40 off the popular Certified Career Transition Coach or Certified Hidden Job Market Coach programs.

Get $20 off the Coaching Master-E-Session Bundle, including Blueprint to the Hidden Job Market, Coaching for Career Advancement: Emotional Intelligence, and Coaching 101: Skills, Assessments, and more for Career and Leadership Coaches.

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Writing
Get $30 off the Resume Writing Academy E-Summit Bundle, 15+ sessions with nearly 1000 pages of samples and resources PLUS 34 hours of training, for $429 $399 (a value of $1000+). E-Summits are training sessions that dive deep into specific resume topics. Session recordings are available and include access to handouts with 30+ pages of samples for each E-Summit.

Get $100 off the industry-leading Academy Certified Resume Writer or Academy Certified Profile Writer programs or $200 off the Certification Bundle.

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Business Development
Get $40 off the Grow Your Business Bundle, including 12+ hours of sessions, materials, and insights. Topics include pricing and packaging, sales, marketing, presentation skills, storytelling, and much more!

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MAY 1 | Join Us in Madrid: 2018 Career Thought Leader Symposium

Thrive: Helping Careerists Navigate a Global, Virtual & Gig Workforce
May 1 to 3, 2018
NH Nacional
Paseo Del Prado, 48, Madrid, Spain

Career Thought Leaders and Resume Writing Academy are going abroad for three exciting days of global connecting, learning, and exceptional value.

The 2018 conference will be a true international symposium, with attendees joining from across the U.S., Europe, Australia, South America, and beyond.

Do you have an up-to-date passport? The end of the year is a great time to renew or get your passport before the rush of the new year!

Early Registration Ends December 15! Register Today.

CTL ASSOCIATE NEWS & OPPORTUNITIES

Welcome New CTL Associates

  • Judith Evans, NewCareerVentures, Connecticut
  • Katherine Simmons, Metier Associates, LLC, California
  • Gayle Draper, International Careers and Human Resources, Ontario
  • Vivian Miller, Career Transition Center, Ohio

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

  • Share your expertise during an interview on The Career Confidante radio (40,000 listeners and growing!)

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

UPCOMING CONFERENCE APPEARANCES

CTL CEO Marie Zimenoff will present a full-day workshop for the Louisiana Career Development Association on Friday, January 26, 2018. If you're in the area, plan to attend! You can learn more and register here.

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!

RESOURCES, DATA & IMPORTANT LINKS

Social Branding: 4 Tips for Using Video Content in Social Media (MarketingProfs)
Video has changed in recent years to fit the demands of new platforms and changing audience behavior and needs. Read this for good advice for using video today.

Coaching: Listen or Advise? 14 Ways to Find the Right Balance as a Professional Coach (Forbes)
As coaches, we must know how to listen carefully, ask powerful questions, and impart wisdom to help clients succeed. But how do you determine the right balance? Read this article and check out the CTL coaching resources for tips for coaches of all experience levels.

Branding: Specialist vs. Jack-of-all-trades: Quirky Skill Sets Can Be Worth More (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
“Flaunt your quirks” is one of the mantras of the Reach Certified Personal Brand Strategist program. This article talks about research that shows it is profitable to do so!

Networking: 4 Ways to Turn an Office Party Into a Career Opportunity (Forbes)
It is the season for holiday parties at work! How can your clients use those opportunities to advance their careers? Read this for tips you can share.

Technology: What Do You Get When You Merge a Lie Detector, a Job Application, and a Mobile App? (Computerworld)
A UK firm is pushing mobile software that watches while you fill out a form and tries to determine truthfulness and emotion! Something to keep an eye on if you work with job seekers.

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR COLLEAGUES

COLLEAGUES EARN PRESTIGIOUS CREDENTIALS

Congratulations to Maureen Farmer, Elaine Lien, Tiffany Hardy, and Kelly Donovan who earned the Certified Hidden Job Market Coach credential from Career Thought Leaders. They are now among a growing group of coaches who’ve created more structured processes for job seekers to achieve their goals even faster!

Congratulations to Valerie Sokolosky, Sylvia Bellamy, Julie Schaller, Marsha Leap, Judy Cuningham, Elaine Lien, Alexis Currie, Nettie Spiwack, Randi Bussin, Sharleen Tromp, Veronica Mesuraca, Beatrice Cuvelier, and Wendy Mantel who earned the Certified Social Branding Analyst credential from Career Thought Leaders. They are now lead the pack in guiding clients to create a stand-out social brand based on the Reach Personal Branding process!

Kudos to Tim Birmingham for earning his Certified Career Transition Coach (CCTC) credential. You are an excellent coach who is dedicated to expanding your knowledge with practical tools to improve outcomes for your clients. Keep up the hard work!

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

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. Learn more here.

2017 CALENDAR OF EVENTS

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

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