Issue 177 | December 29, 2017


CAREER TRENDS HAPPY HOUR
"I wish you all the joy I can wish."
– William Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice, Act II, Scene 2

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CAREER THOUGHT LEADERS (CTL) NEWS & EVENTS

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

RESOURCES, DATA & IMPORTANT LINKS

  • Advancement: 3 New Year's Resolutions for Every Worker
  • Recruiting: 2018: The Year Artificial and Emotional Intelligence Become A Must For Recruiters
  • Leadership: There are 4 Ways to Lead a Team – And 3 Are Ineffective
  • Branding: Emerging Trends in Branding for 2018: Transparency, Authenticity, and the 80's
  • Workplace Trends: Employers Are Looking for Job Candidates in the Wrong Places

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR COLLEAGUES

  • Colleagues Earn Prestigious Credentials
  • Colleague Wins Business Award

UPCOMING TRAINING & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

CTL & RWA Events

  • Personal Brand Update Call with Susan Chritton & Marie Zimenoff
  • Academy Certified Resume Writer Course
  • Certified Personal Brand Strategist Class
  • CTL Conference & Professional Development Symposium

CAREER THOUGHT LEADERS (CTL)
NEWS & EVENTS

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 or coaching, this deal is for you!

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

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

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Writing
$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.

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

Learn More & Get the Discounts Before December 31

Business Development
$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 31! Register Today.

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

RESOURCES, DATA & IMPORTANT LINKS

Advancement: 3 New Year's Resolutions for Every Worker (The Motley Fool)
A different take on 2018 resolutions your clients can apply to get on a path to a successful year.

Recruiting: 2018: The Year Artificial and Emotional Intelligence Become A Must For Recruiters (Forbes)
How emotional intelligence and artificial intelligence continue to impact recruiting will play an important role in how our clients can expect to interact with recruiters in 2018 and beyond.

Leadership: There are 4 Ways to Lead a Team – And 3 Are Ineffective (Business Insider)
A former Google and Apple executive outlines the most effective of four leadership styles – "radical candor." A great read!

Branding: Emerging Trends in Branding for 2018: Transparency, Authenticity, and the 80's (Ecwid)
Whether you're branding your business or helping your clients with their personal branding, this fun article will get you thinking about how you can incorporate these trends for 2018.

Workplace Trends: Employers Are Looking for Job Candidates in the Wrong Places (The Atlantic)
There's a push to fill roughly 6 million vacant jobs in the US by shifting hiring from degree-focused to skills-focused. Are companies buying in?

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR COLLEAGUES

COLLEAGUES EARN PRESTIGIOUS CREDENTIALS

Congratulations to Syril Salel, Randi Bussin, and Posey Salem 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 Noorah Kareem, Liza Sager, Christy Herlick Gibson, Alexis Buhrman, Valerie McCormick, Juliette Jain, Anne Kretz, Cheryl Berrington, Annette Harris, Grace Thomas, Megan Weinkauf, and Valerio Pascotto who earned the Certified Social Branding Analyst credential from Career Thought Leaders. They now lead the pack in guiding clients to create a stand-out social brand based on the Reach Personal Branding process!

COLLEAGUE WINS BUSINESS AWARD

CTL Associate Paula Asinof and her company Yellow Brick Path have recently earned the Best Career Coaching Firm – Texas and the Award for Excellence in Lifetime Career Management in the second annual North American Excellence Awards hosted by US Business News.

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 2018 Calendar of Events for all CTL and RWA events this year.

CTL & RWA EVENTS

January 16, 2018, Noon ET
Personal Brand Update Call with Susan Chritton & Marie Zimenoff

Join Master Personal Branding Strategist Susan Chritton and CTL CEO Marie Zimenoff for a fun, lively, content-packed session all about personal branding! We'll share:

  • Important branding trends coaches and resume writers need to know.
  • Major changes to LinkedIn that will impact your practice.
  • How to receive the Social Branding Certification ($797 value) at no cost!

You'll also learn about the Reach Personal Branding methodology and the unique opportunity to become a Certified Personal Brand Strategist (CPBS). The deadline to get the early-bird pricing for the CPBS program is January 30. Register for the free call.

February 5, 2018, Noon ET
Academy Certified Resume Writer Course

Increase your confidence, help candidates stand out, open doors to opportunities for yourself, and make more money! The Resume Writing Academy offers the only comprehensive resume writing course where you learn strategy, modern formatting in Word, and much more not just through training, but feedback on your work! The program includes 5 classes, personalized feedback on 5 writing assignments, and the opportunity to join an elite list of writers. Learn more and register.

February 13, 2018, 11am ET
Certified Personal Brand Strategist Class

Learn the Reach Personal Branding methodology – a comprehensive, three-step process for uncovering, communicating, and nurturing your personal brand. Developed by William Arruda and proven with thousands of clients and participants, this methodology is the future of career management and essential to expanding professional and personal success. You will earn 3 certifications: 360Reach Certified Analyst, Certified Personal Brand Strategist, and Social Branding Certified Analyst. 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. Learn more here.

2018 CALENDAR OF EVENTS

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