Issue 248 | May 16, 2019


“Speak your truth even if your voice shakes.” — Robin Sharma, Author of The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari

SAVE THE DATE!
April 20-22, 2020

CTL Professional Development Symposium
2020 Vision: Thriving in an
Uncertain World
Notary Philadelphia Downtown

Program Info & Conference Registration Coming Soon


CAREER THOUGHT LEADERS (CTL) NEWS & EVENTS

  • Join Us in Person at These Upcoming Events
  • CTL Associate News & Opportunities

RESOURCES, DATA & IMPORTANT LINKS

  • Business: Red Flags to Watch for When Hiring a Freelancer
  • Networking: This is the Cold Email that Gets Me a Response Every Time
  • Entrepreneurship: Should You Turn Your Passion into a Career?
  • College to Career: 10 Pieces of Practical Advice for College Graduates
  • Interviewing: 10 Ridiculously Smart Questions You Should Ask in a Job Interview

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR COLLEAGUES

  • Colleagues Earn Prestigious Credential

UPCOMING TRAINING & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

CTL & RWA Events

  • International Career Colleague Discussion
  • Resume Writing Certification Community Discussion

Partner Events

  • World Business and Executive Coaching Summit
  • The Art of Leadership

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:

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

Business: Red Flags to Watch for When Hiring a Freelancer (Business.com)
If you are thinking about hiring a freelancer to help with writing resumes, marketing, or another aspect of your business, this is a must-read. Also, consider that coaching, branding, or resume clients see us in a similar light and make sure your marketing avoids these red flags.

Networking: This is the Cold Email that Gets Me a Response Every Time (Ladders)
Whether you are writing a cold or warm email, these are excellent tips for making sure the email is well received and achieves your goals.

Entrepreneurship: Should You Turn Your Passion into a Career? (Study International News)
If you have clients who are considering turning their passion into a career or are getting that advice from someone in their network, this is a great read.

College to Career: 10 Pieces of Practical Advice for College Graduates (Forbes)
This article is a collection of wisdom from seasoned leaders to help college graduates succeed in the corporate world.

Interviewing: 10 Ridiculously Smart Questions You Should Ask in a Job Interview (Ladders)
We can never have too many resources for our clients to have great questions in an interview, and this is definitely one to keep in your collection.

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR COLLEAGUES

Colleagues Earn Prestigious Credential

Welcome Maureen Farmer, Jessica Hernandez, Ann Holm, Susana Arbex de Araujo, Luciana Balduino, and Giuliana Hadade to the Certified Personal Branding Strategist community. They are now equipped with coaching skills and tools to walk clients through the transformational Reach Personal Branding process!

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

UPCOMING TRAINING & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

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

CTL & RWA EVENTS

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.

May 22, 2019 | 12-1PM US ET
RWA Resume & Profile Certification Community Conversation

Join your fellow RWA certification community colleagues (ACRWs, ACPWs & MRWs) in a conversation about resume topics! For this quarter, we'll be discussing resume design – from formatting elements in Word to infographics. In these calls, we will provide content to update you on trends and then facilitate a discussion where you can ask and share with your certification community. RSVP today.

PARTNER EVENTS

May 28, 2019
World Business and Executive Coaching Summit

At this live, online summit you get to learn from over 40 of the most brilliant minds in the coaching profession. They share their best tools and strategies and even do live coaching demonstrations (which I have found to be especially valuable!). Register today.

June 20, 2019
The Art of Leadership

Join 1,500+ leaders and participate in a full day of world-class learning, networking and inspiration. The Art of Leadership brings together the most respected names in thought leadership in an environment that inspires action. From world leaders, business icons, bestselling authors, academics and more, these powerful role models share their personal stories while shining a humanistic lens on many of the narratives and issues confronting leadership today. Register today.

2019 CALENDAR OF EVENTS

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

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

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