Issue 265 | September 12, 2019


"If you call failures experiments, you can put them on your resume and claim them as achievements." – Mason Cooley, 20th Century American Aphorist

Academy Certified Resume Writer
Training & Certification Class ... You Can Still Join!
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Are You Going to ICF Converge?
Join Us for a CTL-Hosted Lunch in Prague
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Career Jam: Where Experts Forecast The New & The Next
Topics Announced for November 22 Event
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CAREER THOUGHT LEADERS (CTL) NEWS & EVENTS

  • Academy Certified Resume Writer
  • Prague Career Professionals Meetup
  • Career Jam: Where Experts Forecast The New & The Next
  • Join Us in Person at These Upcoming Events
  • CTL Associate News & Opportunities

RESOURCES, DATA & IMPORTANT LINKS

  • Networking: 3 Big Networking Mistakes and How to Avoid Them
  • Hiring & Job Search: Confessions of a Former Corporate Recruiter
  • Business: New on LinkedIn: Your Centralized Hub for Actionable Marketing Insights
  • Leadership: How Mentorship Can Make Workplaces More Equitable
  • Social Media: If You Lie About Your Qualifications on WhatsApp or LinkedIn, You Could End Up in Jail

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR COLLEAGUES

  • Colleague Earns National Media Attention

UPCOMING TRAINING & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

CTL & RWA Events

  • Academy Certified Resume Writer (Webinar Class)
  • CTL European Colleague Meeting at ICF (Prague)
  • CTL Professional Development Symposium 2020 Vision (Philadelphia, USA)

Partner Events

  • 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.

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, click here to learn more about the ACRW program.

October 23| CTL Hosted Luncheon at ICF Converge

As a sponsor for the ICF Converge event happening in Prague, CTL will 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!

November 22| Career Jam: Where Experts Forecast The New & The Next

Calling all career industry visionaries! If you're driven to be on the leading edge of the latest trends, if your mind is often in overdrive thinking up new ways to improve client's careers and boost their success, if you thrive on collaborating with industry colleagues about what is working now and what might be coming next, you won't want to miss the conversations taking place November 22, 2019.

Share your thought leadership – and gain valuable insights – as we celebrate the 10th year of the event and discuss this year's peer-selected megatrends, including: the new retirement, diversity and bias, Generation Z, artificial intelligence (AI), remote work, positive psychology and wellbeing, and emotional intelligence.

Learn More About Career Jam & Join the Conversation

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.

CTL ASSOCIATE NEWS & OPPORTUNITIES

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

Networking: 3 Big Networking Mistakes and How to Avoid Them (Thrive Global)
Our network is our net worth and people do business (and hire) people they like… We all know these old adages, but we might not be networking in a way that helps us achieve our goals. This article gives practical advice career professionals and their clients can follow for more effective networking.

Hiring & Job Search: Confessions of a Former Corporate Recruiter (Forbes)
It can be hard for clients to put themselves in the hiring manager's shoes. If you want to help them get insight into the internal process of corporate recruiting, share this article.

Business: New on LinkedIn: Your Centralized Hub for Actionable Marketing Insights (LinkedIn)
Although marketed as an information hub for businesses, this new resource within LinkedIn is a treasure trove of information on what users are doing and a guide to how you and your clients can connect with your audience there.

Leadership: How Mentorship Can Make Workplaces More Equitable (Forbes)
If you are working with clients who are leaders wanting to be more effective or those who are struggling to break into leadership (especially those who are underserved or undervalued), this article explains why mentorship is important and how individuals can use it to advance their careers.

Social Media: If You Lie About Your Qualifications on WhatsApp or LinkedIn, You Could End Up in Jail (BusinessTech)
If you work outside the US or with clients who do, it is important to know the implications of job search and social media around the world. A fascinating read on what's going on in social media in South Africa.

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR COLLEAGUES

Colleague Earns National Media Attention

Congratulations to Birgitta Moller who was interviewed for a 3-page story in Sweden's largest lifestyle magazine for women age 40+ about what to do and what not to do when maximizing their resume. Keep up the great work, Birgitta!

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

September 12, 2019 | 11:00AM-12:30PM US ET
Academy Certified Resume Writer Training & Certification

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 lifetime access to a community of elite writers. Learn more and register.

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 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.

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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