CTL Professional Development Symposium 2020 Vision (Philadelphia, USA)
Millennial Career Coaching: A 5-Step Model to Make Informed Career Decisions
The European Career Services Event
International Coach Federation Converge (Prague)
CAREER THOUGHT LEADERS (CTL) NEWS & EVENTS
September 12 | Resume Writing Training & Certification: ACRW Group Class
Career professionals like you come to Resume Writing Academy because they want confidence that every resume they write will win clients interviews. They want to be confident in answering candidate concerns about the resume strategy that will work best for them ... to be the expert who stands out from the sea of resume advice.
Graduates tell us that RWA gives them the confidence and results they desire.
That they transformed their writing and built their confidence through repeated feedback on their work.
That they continue to grow through our free, lifetime community resources like quarterly community calls and access to experts during office hours and one-on-one calls.
Do you want the confidence to charge what you are worth for your work?
Do you want to be the expert your career services team needs to improve job placement?
If so, read on to learn more about the ACRW program starting September 12.
RWA's certification program provides grammar, formatting, and writing assignments carefully crafted to test your command of strategy, design, and writing.
Our team of experienced writers give you personalized feedback on every assignment, answer class/client project questions, and continue this support after graduation.
PLUS – no membership is required, and certification is built into the program. You'll work hard on each assignment, rewrite a few, and earn your certification at the end – no test to take or separate fee to pay.
What Does the ACRW Program Involve?
5 webclasses on resume strategy, resume writing, content development, cover letters and e-notes, formatting, grammar, keyword and ATS optimization, and more
4 homework assignments with individualized feedback to hone your skills in strategy, writing, and formatting
3 additional resume and letter writing projects to practice writing for specific industries (with the same in-depth, personalized feedback!)
What Resources Does the ACRW Program Include?
Hundreds of pages of handouts and resume, cover letter, and e-note samples
100-page resume e-book
50-page cover letter e-book
8 videos demonstrating best-in-class, ATS-friendly Word formatting techniques
Personalized feedback on your assignments and continued support after graduation
Lifetime access to community discussions, office hours, and one-on-one support
PLUS – subcontract opportunities that pay $100 to $400 per resume and leads for publishing, speaking, and other project work
NOTE: We do not guarantee employment but continually provide leads from companies who need great resume writers TODAY!
Questions?Schedule a time to talk with Resume Writing Academy CEO Marie Zimenoff about the program.
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 on Wednesday, October 23. This event is open to all interested coaches (you do not have to be an Associate or attending Converge to join us). Learn more and RSVP for this limited-space hosted luncheon: https://www.careerthoughtleaders.com/event-3538811!
CTL ASSOCIATE NEWS & OPPORTUNITIES
CTL Associates, be sure to check the Associates area of the website for details on the following opportunities:
The next CTL Associate call is Monday, September 9. RSVP here.
The recording of the CTL Associate Call from Monday, June 17, is available on the Associates Page.
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
Job Search:This is the Right Way to Reply to a Recruiter Message on LinkedIn (Fast Company) The economy and job market are strong and it's likely your clients are receiving messages from recruiters via LinkedIn. This article shares how they can respond to make a good first impression and maintain the relationship even if the opportunity isn't a good fit right now.
Advancement:Infographic: How to Handle Negative Feedback (TechRepublic) Getting negative feedback is challenging … whether it is our client getting feedback at work or us getting feedback from a boss or a client. This article shares steps to handle negative feedback better and apply it to improve performance moving forward.
Writing:10 Powerful Phrases to Include in a Cover Letter (The HR Digest) Clients often struggle with what to say in a cover letter to make the connection with the reader. Although you might not love every one of these phrases, they provide an excellent starting place for your clients (or your next letter or article on the subject).
Congratulations to Charmaine Pocek and Seth Butler who earned the Academy Certified Resume Writer credential from Resume Writing Academy. You have worked hard to perfect your writing, improve your strategy, and join a community of elite writers across the globe. We are thrilled to have you both in the ACRW community!
Join your fellow forward-thinking colleagues and the CTL Board in an engaging conversation! The call is open to all CTL Associates and is a way to help you stay current, learn some new tricks, and share some of your own wealth of information. We'll be talking about how to help clients "recession-proof" their careers and how we can position our businesses and careers to thrive no matter what 2020 brings.
CTL Associates ... Watch for an email from Marie Zimenoff with call-in details. You MUST be an Associate to participate. To read about all of the benefits and opportunities of becoming a CTL Associate ($399 lifetime fee), click here.
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.
Connect with your career colleagues in Prague! If you are attending the ICF Converge event (or just want to connect), join your colleagues for a luncheon and discussion event on Wednesday, October 23. This event is open to all interested coaches (you don't have to be a CTL Associate or be attending Converge to join us). Learn more and RSVP for this limited-space hosted luncheon.
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.
Earn CEU's and refine your approach to working with millennials as you help them in the career exploration and decision-making process. Robin Roman Wright, Career & Leadership Coach, will be teaching this 4.5-hour webinar. Learn more and register.
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.
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.