Issue 258 | July 25, 2019


“Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude." – Denis Waitley, American motivational speaker

Grow Your Visibility Visually

How to Leverage Video for Massive Business Growth & Engagement
How to Make Video Work for Your Social Brand
Learn More & Register Today


CAREER THOUGHT LEADERS (CTL) NEWS & EVENTS

  • Grow Your Visibility Visually
  • Join Us in Person at These Upcoming Events
  • CTL Associate News & Opportunities

RESOURCES, DATA & IMPORTANT LINKS

  • Advancement: Don't Be the Best Kept Secret in Your Organization
  • Writing: Finding Your Flow
  • College to Career: Ten Ways Your Summer Internship or Temp Job Enhances Your Career
  • Job Search: How to Use Google to Boost Your Job Search
  • Leadership: One Surprising and Rare Leadership Trait More Effective Than Charisma or Confidence

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR COLLEAGUES

  • Colleagues Earn Prestigious Credentials

UPCOMING TRAINING & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

CTL & RWA Events

  • How to Leverage Video for Massive Business Growth & Engagement (Virtual)
  • How to Build Video Visibility: YouTube 101 (Virtual)
  • Personal & Social Branding Update (Virtual)
  • International Career Colleague Discussion (Virtual)
  • CTL European Colleague Meeting at ICF (Prague)
  • CTL Professional Development Symposium 2020 Vision (Philadelphia, USA)

Partner Events

  • The European Career Services Event (Virtual)
  • International Coach Federation Converge (Prague)

CAREER THOUGHT LEADERS (CTL)
NEWS & EVENTS

JULY 18-30 | Grow Your Visibility Visually

How to Use Visuals & Video to Connect with Your Ideal Customer

Building a brand that stands out on LinkedIn has become even more challenging. You (and your clients) need a profile that draws in readers. You need engaging content to share across social media to build visibility and drive traffic to your profile.

Are you ready to level up your social media presence? Spend the summer with Career Thought Leaders as we walk you through your social media strategy and step-by-step through creating stand-out profiles, visual posts, and videos that will capture the attention of your target audience (and give you tools to use with clients, too!).

Our "Social Summer" series offers you the opportunity to do it all or know what you need to know to manage someone doing it for you (plus a few extra bonuses). Or, you can register for the workshops that speak directly to your needs.

Webinar 1: Write LinkedIn Profiles that Captivate, Educate & Activate: The Power of Storytelling (Get the Recording & Resources)

Webinar 2: Use Canva to Design Epic Content for Social Media (Get the Recording)

Webinar 3: Create Effective Infographics & Visual Communications (Get the Recording)

Webinar 4: Leverage Video for Massive Business Growth & Engagement (July 25, 12–2 pm ET)

Webinar 5: Build Video Visibility: YouTube 101 (July 30, 12–2 pm ET)

Plus – resources for determining your brand differentiation, a guide for creating your social media strategy, a panel of peer samples, and more!

Purchasing the series gives you access to all the live content, plus all the recordings and resources – all on one page so you can reference them when you need inspiration!

Register Today

Upcoming Conference Appearances – Join Us Live

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'll also be hosting an event for CTL colleagues on Wednesday, October 23. If you are interested and want to get involved/get the info, complete the form here: www.surveymonkey.com/r/CTLEurope102019!

CTL ASSOCIATE NEWS & OPPORTUNITIES

Welcome New CTL Associates

Jill Grindle, Pinnacle Resumes, LLC, Massachusetts USA
Lori Jazvac, Creative Horizons Communications, Ontario, Canada

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

Advancement: Don’t Be the Best Kept Secret in Your Organization (Ladders)
If your client feels like they are being passed over or not as visible as they want to be in their organization, this is a must-share with practical tips.

Writing: Finding Your Flow (Inside Higher Ed)
If you want to find inspiration in your writing, apply these tips to your next project – whether it is a resume, a profile, or an article.

College to Career: Ten Ways Your Summer Internship of Temp Job Enhances Your Career (Forbes)
Send this article to your students doing internships or your clients working in temporary positions today so they can start maximizing those experiences, even If they don’t get hired in the end.

Job Search: How to Use Google to Boost Your Job Search (Business 2 Community)
This article shares a few tips you (or your clients) might not know about how to use Google to improve their search – from Google Alerts to Google Jobs and beyond.

Leadership: One Surprising and Rare Leadership Trait More Effective Than Charisma or Confidence (Inc.)
Not surprising to those of us familiar with the work of Brené Brown, this article explains how leaders can become more authentically vulnerable.

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR COLLEAGUES

Colleagues Earn Prestigious Credentials

Kudos to Mauria Stivers, 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!

Congratulations to Chris Lawson, Teena Evert, and Emily Brown who earned the Certified Career Transition Coach credential from Career Thought Leaders. They have demonstrated a commitment to coaching and expanding their knowledge with practical tools to improve outcomes for clients. Keep up the good work!

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

July 25, 2019 | 12:00-2:00PM US ET
How to Leverage Video for Massive Business Growth & Engagement

It's no secret that video is the fastest, easiest way to build your know, like, and trust factor online. In this presentation, learn Tanya's top tips for creating highly engaging videos to promote your business, educate your audience, and elevate your brand. Look like a total pro with video...even if you're totally not. Learn more and register.

July 30, 2019 | 12:00-2:00PM US ET
How to Build Video Visibility: YouTube 101

YouTube is the second most popular search engine and second most popular website in the world. Will your clients (and future clients) find you there? In this session, virtual videographer Brighton West will share everything you know to grow your business with YouTube. Learn more and register.

August 1, 2019 | 11:00AM-12:00PM US ET
Personal & Social Branding Update

Join Master Personal Brand Strategists Susan Chritton, Deb Dib, and Marie Zimenoff for a fun, lively, content-packed session about personal and social branding! We'll be talking about how video, visuals, digital leadership, and career management are influencing changes in branding. Free to attend. Learn more and register.

August 19, 2019 | 12:00-1:00PM 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 portfolio careers and the gig economy. RSVP here.

October 23, 2019 | Career Thought Leaders European Colleague Meeting at ICF (Prague)

Connect with your career colleagues in Prague! If you are attending the ICF Converge event (or just want to connect), join your CTL colleagues Wednesday, October 23! Leaders in career and branding coaching will be coming together to connect and share. If you'd like to share your input as we plan or stay tuned to plans, please submit your info here.

April 20–22, 2020 | Career Thought Leaders Professional Development Symposium

Save the date for this annual opportunity to gather with Career Thought Leader colleagues! You won't want to miss Vision 2020: Thriving in an Uncertain World. More information and registration coming soon.

PARTNER EVENTS

October 9–10, 2019
The European Career Services Event

Join fellow European career service leaders to discuss the future of work, including the recruitment of graduates, case studies from colleagues, and discussion of how artificial intelligence and machine learning can bridge education and employment. If you are a career service leader and interested in attending, you can register your interest here.

October 23–26, 2019
International Coach Federation Converge

Join coaches from around the world at this global event designed to strengthen connections and offer cutting-edge learning opportunities. Among the three days of learning, you can hear from Career Thought Leader Board Members and Personal Branding Strategists including Marie Zimenoff, Susan Chritton, William Arruda, and Amalia Sterescu! Learn more here.

2019 CALENDAR OF EVENTS

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