Issue 244 | April 18, 2019


"Being a giver is not good for a 100-yard dash, but it's valuable in a marathon." — Adam Grant, in Give and Take

Certified Hidden Job Market Coach
Starts Tuesday, April 30
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CAREER THOUGHT LEADERS (CTL) NEWS & EVENTS

  • White Paper and Top 18 Trends for 2019 Infographic Released
  • Certified Hidden Job Market Program Starts April 30
  • CTL Associate News & Opportunities

RESOURCES, DATA & IMPORTANT LINKS

  • Career Inspiration: Why Your Attitude is More Important than Your IQ
  • Branding: How Interacting in Professional Groups on Facebook Can Help Your Brand Grow
  • Job Search: The Debate Surrounding Thank-you Notes & Cover Letters
  • LinkedIn: LinkedIn Adds New Reaction Choices for Posts
  • Career: What Career Confusion Looks Like at Three Key Stages of Life

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR COLLEAGUES

  • Colleagues Earn Prestigious Credential

UPCOMING TRAINING & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

CTL & RWA Events

  • Certified Hidden Job Market Coach
  • International Career Colleague Discussion

CAREER THOUGHT LEADERS (CTL)
NEWS & EVENTS

Career Jam White Paper & Top 18 Trends for 2019 Infographic Released

Every year, Career Thought Leaders gathers the top minds of the industry to look at trends during Career Jam: Where Experts Forecast The New & The Next. In 2018, Career Jam attendees discussed how 6 Megatrends were impacting the careers industry. These megatrends included: Generations in the Workplace, the Gig Economy, Education, Artificial Intelligence, Social Branding & Recruiting, and Storytelling.

The output from the event is detailed in a white paper, during a webinar, and in an infographic that can be accessed here.

If you want to be involved in discussing and setting the trends for 2020, learn more about the next Career Jam on November 22, 2019.

April 30 | Certified Hidden Job Market Coach Training Program

Job search takes a toll on client confidence, motivation, and follow-through. From targeting their search, to networking and using social media, opportunities for fear to erode their success are constant.

Are you looking for tools to address the fears and barriers that stop job seekers in their tracks?

The Certified Hidden Job Market Coach (CHJMC) program offers a structured approach to job search planning, networking, and proactive search. During this 6-week virtual class, you'll learn how to improve job search strategy, hone your coaching approach, and structure your services so candidates land jobs faster.

Delivery: 6 virtual classes (webinar), 1.5 hours each, for 9 hours of training PLUS the 30+ done-for-you worksheets you can customize for your business.

ICF Credits: 4.5 ICF Core Competency credits when you join the live classes!

Classes will be recorded, and you will have lifetime access to the recordings and materials.

Learn More and Register.

CTL ASSOCIATE NEWS & OPPORTUNITIES

Welcome New CTL Associate

Kathleen Dohoney, Rhode Island USA

Welcome New CTL Associate Organization

Thunderbird School of Global Management, Arizona State University, Arizona USA – Matthew Denley, Angelique Tatum, and Helen Wu

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

Career Inspiration: Why Your Attitude is More Important than Your IQ (Ladders)
If you have a client who is facing some adversity, this is the little pick-me-up they need by the ever-inspiring Travis Bradberry. His suggestions are compelling and backed by research!

Branding: How Interacting in Professional Groups on Facebook Can Help Your Brand Grow (B2C)
Organic reach on Facebook has become more challenging for small businesses, but this article shares strategies for using Facebook groups to grow your brand (a strategy for job seekers, too!).

Job Search: The Debate Surrounding Thank-you Notes & Cover Letters (HRReporter)
An HR perspective on whether your client should or should not send those thank-you notes and cover letters.

LinkedIn: LinkedIn Adds New Reaction Choices for Posts (Inc.)
The next step in LinkedIn's apparent quest to one-up Facebook – the addition of reaction options. Do you have them yet? How will you use them? The algorithm for posts currently favors comments, so it will be interesting to see how these impact engagement.

Career: What Career Confusion Looks Like at Three Key Stages of Life (Forbes)
This article shares what feeling lost and confused in your career can look like at some of the most common points in life where people can feel adrift in their vocation.

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR COLLEAGUES

Colleagues Earn Prestigious Credential

Kudos to Amy Berk and Ruth Sull, the latest career professionals to earn the Academy Certified Resume Writer (ACRW) credential from the Resume Writing Academy. You have worked hard to perfect your writing, learn new strategies, and join a group of elite writers across the globe. We are thrilled to have you in the ACRW community!

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

April 30, 2019 | 12-1:30PM ET
Certified Hidden Job Market Coach

Job search takes a toll on client confidence, motivation, and follow-through. From targeting their search to networking and using social media, opportunities for fear to erode their success are constant. Are you looking for tools to address fear and barriers that stop job seekers in their tracks? The Certified Hidden Job Market Coach (CHJMC) program offers a structured approach to job search planning, networking, and proactive search, enhancing your ability to move candidates into new jobs quickly. 6 sessions starting Thursday, April 30, from 12:00 to 1:30 pm Eastern (or listen to the recordings). Eligible for 4.5 ICF Core Competency credits when you attend live! Learn more and register.

May 20, 2019 | 12-1PM PARIS TIME
International Career Colleague Discussion

Join career colleagues from Europe and beyond to discuss trends in education and how they are impacting career services. CTL Board Members Ruth Winden (UK) and Maike Hennig (Spain) will share information and lead a discussion around how clients are learning to advance their careers, new educational programs that are available, how new degree models are impacting career services, and more. RSVP now.

Please email your kudos, upcoming events, or latest happenings to me at marie@careerthoughtleaders.com so that I can share them with everyone!

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