PhDs at the Crossroads for Career Coaches and Counselors
CAREER THOUGHT LEADERS (CTL) NEWS & EVENTS
Upcoming Conference Appearances – Join Us Live
Career Thought Leaders will once again be a sponsor of the National Career Development Association Conference in Houston, TX, June 27–29, 2019. If you are attending, stop by the vendor table (313) and see/meet Marie Zimenoff, CEO. If you are in the area, let her know ... she'd love to meet for a meal or cold treat!
Marie and Susan Chritton, Master Branding Strategist and Instructor for the Certified Personal Branding Strategist program, are honored to be selected as presenters at ICF Converge in Prague, October 23–26, 2019. The presentation will be on Thursday and Friday about writing bios and social media profiles to attract your ideal clients. We're also in the initial phases of planning a one-day meeting for our Europe colleagues before Converge – so stay tuned!
CTL Associates, be sure to check the Associates area of the website for details on the following opportunities:
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 Advancement:8 TED Talks that Basically Equal an MBA (Ladders) If you or your clients want a curated list of the must-watch videos to learn skills critical for career advancement, this is it!
Recruiting:Companies Are Getting Creative to Recruit – As Early as Middle School (Fast Company) An interesting trend in recruiting is a reaction to worry over dwindling talent pools – as hiring the right talent tops the list of concerns among corporate leaders. What does this mean for us as career professionals and how we coach our clients of all ages?
Job Search:It's Now Easier to Find Work-from-home Jobs in Google Search (Tech Crunch) Google has been adding more job search features to its search engines and the latest will make it easier for your clients to find work-from-home jobs – screening out the low-quality results that typically haunt that type of search. If your client wants to stand out for that remote job interview, share this bonus article with them!
Interviewing:How to Prepare for a Video Interview (Forbes) As we've been seeing more articles about the rise of video interviewing, this was a timely and practical partner with tips for how your clients can succeed in the (often) dreaded video interview.
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.
You can help PhD grads find their way when academic dreams don't work out. Join Anne Hull, M.Ed. to discuss what's the same and different about this client group. As always, there will lots of practical tips and resources as well. You can earn 1 NBCC clock hour. Live webinar May 16th at 12PM EDT. Register today.