Issue 231 | January 17, 2019


"The great secret about goals and visions is not the future they describe, but the change in the present they engender." — David Allen, American Productivity Consultant

Certified Personal Branding Strategist
Early Registration Closes January 22
Register Today

CTL Professional Development Symposium
3-pay Plan Ends January 24
Register Today

Master Lessons in Writing Executive Resumes & LinkedIn Profiles
With Wendy Enelow & Marie Zimenoff
Register Today


CAREER THOUGHT LEADERS (CTL) NEWS & EVENTS

  • Certified Personal Branding Strategist Program Early Registration Closes January 22
  • CTL Symposium 3-pay Plan Ends January 24
  • Master Lessons in Writing Executive Resumes & LinkedIn Profiles February 6
  • CTL Associate News & Opportunities

RESOURCES, DATA & IMPORTANT LINKS

  • Leadership: Six Key Trends Successful Leaders Must Address in 2019
  • Business: Five Reasons Why You Should Invest in Outplacement Services
  • LinkedIn: Best Practices for Hiring and Recruiting on LinkedIn
  • Workforce Trends: Employee Mobility Trends 2019
  • Career: Critical Gender Differences in Americans' Top Career Regrets

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR COLLEAGUES

  • Colleagues Earn Prestigious Credentials

UPCOMING TRAINING & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

CTL & RWA Events

  • Certified Personal Brand Strategist Class
  • 360Reach Analyst Class
  • Resume & Profile E-Summit: Master Lesson in Executive Resume Writing
  • International Careers Industry Colleague Discussion
  • Academy Certified Resume Writer Course
  • Career Thought Leaders Professional Development Symposium

Partner Events

  • Help Anyone Start a Career Now!

CAREER THOUGHT LEADERS (CTL)
NEWS & EVENTS

January 22 | Early Registration Ends for the Certified Personal Brand Strategist Program

Personal branding isn't the flavor of the month. It is a transformational process that entrepreneurs, small business owners, executives, professionals, and job seekers use to find authenticity and articulate the branded value that makes them more influential, indispensable, and incredibly happy at work.
For your clients, personal branding is the future of career management and a proactive solution for their long-term career success.

Personal branding launches your career, boosting your confidence to know you are doing the best for your client, taking the right steps and not having to make it up as you go.
After the CPBS program, you'll sound and feel like an expert, exiting the spiral of constantly hunting new clients at a low price point with your new, long-term value proposition that converts your ideal clients.

In the Certified Personal Brand Strategist program, you will learn the Reach Personal Branding, a comprehensive, three-step process for uncovering, communicating, and nurturing your personal brand.

Early Registration Ends January 22

January 24 | Symposium 3-Pay Option Ends

Yes! You can still join your trend-setting career colleagues at the 2019 Career Thought Leaders Professional Development Symposium!

If you haven't checked out the line-up of speakers that will cover branding, coaching, writing, it is one you don't want to miss.

Meet Our Keynote Speaker

Paul Osincup | Leveraging Levity: Humor as a Strategy for Workplace Positivity

More than one-third of Americans experience chronic stress at work and 85% report not being happy at work. This high-energy, funny, and content-rich talk will explore both why and how to use humor as a tool for positivity, productivity, and success at work. Although it's packed full of actionable and research-based ideas for implementation in the work of symposium attendees and their clients, this talk is only appropriate for those who enjoy laughing.

See the Full Agenda & Register Today

February 6 | Master Lessons in Writing Executive Resumes & LinkedIn Profiles

Instructors: Wendy Enelow & Marie Zimenoff

Learning to write executive resumes and LinkedIn profiles is MORE than just being a great writer! You must understand what these clients do and how they do it … you must be able to interview them to capture the critical information you need … you must know what achievements are the most significant and how to best showcase them … you must quickly demonstrate, in your first communication with each prospective client, that you are THE best resume writer for them.

Learning to communicate with senior management and executive clients can be challenging. They have high expectations and want you to be able to speak their language. It's essential for you to know what resources are available to educate yourself about executive job seekers and what proactive steps you can take to grasp a wealth of knowledge about words, concepts, strategies, business operations, and so much more.

In this intensive 2-hour webinar, Wendy and Marie will share their expertise about how to write, structure, and design resumes that will satisfy the most discriminating clientele and successfully position them for high-level opportunities.

In addition to the information-rich webinar presentation, you'll also receive a portfolio of sample resumes and LinkedIn profiles, a list of resources to enhance your executive knowledge, and other handouts to guide you as your build and/or expand your own executive practice.

The session will be recorded and all registrants will receive access to the materials, live session, and recording. Qualifies for 2 CEUs.

Learn More and Register

CTL ASSOCIATE NEWS & OPPORTUNITIES

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

Want to get in on these 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

Leadership (Infographic): Six Key Trends Successful Leaders Must Address in 2019 (Forbes)
Your clients will want to consider these key blind spots to achieve their 2019 goals and address the top concern of many leaders.

Business: Five Reasons Why You Should Invest in Outplacement Services (Entrepreneur)
If you offer outplacement services (or want to expand your business to offer them), this article outlines the benefits for companies who offer support for transitioning employees.

LinkedIn: Best Practices for Hiring and Recruiting on LinkedIn (IT World)
As you coach job seekers to use LinkedIn for job search, this article shares what they need to know about how recruiters are using LinkedIn to source candidates.

Workforce Trends: Employee Mobility Trends 2019 (Human Resources)
In this article, HR leaders in the Asia Pacific region share what we can expect as the workforce becomes increasingly mobile globally.

Career: Critical Gender Differences in Americans' Top Career Regrets (Forbes)
Read about new data on the differences between men and women as they share their career regrets and the types of risks they take. Share this with your clients as they consider their 2019 career goals!

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR COLLEAGUES

COLLEAGUES EARN PRESTIGIOUS CREDENTIALS

Congratulations to Claire Langley who earned the Certified Career Transition Coach credential from Career Thought Leaders. You have demonstrated your commitment to coaching and expanding your knowledge with practical tools to improve outcomes for your clients. Keep up the good work!

Congratulations to Diane Hudson who renewed her Credentialed Career Manager certification. She continues to demonstrate dedication to the careers industry through certification, commitment to continued education, sharing her expertise, and giving back to her local and professional community. Kudos to you, Diane!

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 Federal Resume Writer (ACRW-Federal)
Academy Certified Profile Writer (ACPW)
Master Resume Writer (MRW)
Credentialed Career Manager (CCM)
Certified Career Transition Coach (CCTC)
Certified Hidden Job Market Coach (CHJMC)
Certified Personal Brand Strategist (CPBS)
Certified Social Branding Analyst
360Reach Analyst

UPCOMING TRAINING & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Visit the 2019 Calendar of Events for all CTL and RWA events this year.

CTL & RWA EVENTS

February 5, 2019| 2 Sections: 9-10 am Singapore Time and 11-12 Atlantic Time (US-ET)
Certified Personal Brand Strategist Class

Learn the Reach Personal Branding methodology, a comprehensive, 3-step process for uncovering, communicating, and nurturing your personal brand. 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.

February 5, 2019| 2 Sections: 9-10 am Singapore Time and 11-12 Atlantic Time (US-ET)
360Reach Analyst Class

Develop hands-on expertise in harnessing the power of the 360Reach Survey to help clients achieve their goals. Learn how to analyze the results of the longest-standing branding-related 360 on the market. You will learn coaching techniques to help clients and use 360Reach to set yourself apart from competitors. Learn more and register.

February 6, 2019|12:00PM-2:00PM ET
Resume & Profile E-Summit: Master Lessons in Writing Executive Resumes & LinkedIn Profiles

Join Wendy Enelow and Marie Zimenoff as they share tips and tools for writing for the most senior clients. If you want to expand your business to serve executive clients or need to be more confident in working with them to charge what you're worth, this session is for you! Learn more and register.

February 18, 2019| 12-1PM PARIS TIME
International Careers Industry Colleague Discussion

Join career colleagues from Europe and beyond to discuss trends and best practices in career services. CTL Board Members Ruth Winden (UK) and Maike Hennig (Spain) will share information and lead a discussion for you to share, learn, and network with your career colleagues throughout the region! Learn more and register.

February 19, 2019| 1:00PM-2:30PM 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 comprehensive resume writing training and certification program teaches you strategy, modern formatting in Word, and much more through training and 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.

March 25-27, 2019| 8:00AM-5:00PM US-PT
Career Thought Leaders Professional Development Symposium

Early registration is open for our annual professional development event! We will be on one of the only private beaches in San Diego for 3 days of learning and connecting focused on rejuvenating our approaches, our professional growth, and our clients' careers. Learn more and register.

PARTNER EVENTS

Help Anyone Start a Career Now!
Live, Interactive, Practical Training for Practitioners
Seattle-FEB 1 | Southern CA-FEB 28

Do you help the unemployed, under-employed or unhappily employed to get jobs & start careers? This event is for you. Join nationally-recognized careers expert and author, Elisabeth Sanders-Park, for a day of powerful, practical, interactive training. You'll learn a 5-step process and proven tools to: Mobilize Motivation, Clarify Direction & Job Target, Prove Qualification, Overcoming Barriers, and Get to Decision-Makers... and do it well and quickly.

2019 CALENDAR OF EVENTS

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