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Issue 275 | November 21, 2019


"You cannot antagonize and influence at the same time."
J.S. Knox, Associate Professor of Sociology, Liberty University

Annual Symposium Registration Open Philadelphia, PA
Join us April 20–22, 2020
Learn More & Register

Personal & Digital Branding Trends
Free Call with Susan Chritton, Deb Dib & Marie Zimenoff
RSVP to Join Us December 11


CAREER THOUGHT LEADERS (CTL) NEWS & EVENTS

  • Annual Professional Development Symposium Registration Opens
  • Personal & Digital Branding Trends Free Call
  • CTL Associate News & Opportunities

RESOURCES, DATA & IMPORTANT LINKS

  • Interviewing: How to Deflect Difficult Questions in an Interview or Negotiation
  • Communication: 5 Ways Introverts Can Instantly Become More Likeable Without Saying Much
  • Job Search: How to Cultivate a Good Reference
  • Career: How Knowing What You Dislike Can Spark Your Passion
  • Recruiting: 2019 in Review: 14 Entrepreneurs Reflect on the Biggest Trends of the Year

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR COLLEAGUES

  • Colleague Earns Awards

UPCOMING TRAINING & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

CTL & RWA Events

  • CTL Associate Quarterly Call
  • Personal & Digital Branding Update
  • CTL Professional Development Symposium 2020 Vision (Philadelphia, USA)

Partner Events

  • Introduction to Brain-Based Coaching
  • Training from the BACK of the Room

CAREER THOUGHT LEADERS (CTL)
NEWS & EVENTS

NEW | Annual Professional Development Symposium Registration Opens

When professionals want to go from good to great, they seek out opportunities to challenge their thinking. Coaches, brand strategists, resume writers, and career service providers that have attended CTL's symposiums for years will tell you that this is why they keep coming back.

Flourish with foresight. Attendees leave sessions and discussions with insight into what's next in our work, making them more effective with clients and distinguished from their peers.

Catalyze collaborations. From profitable business collaborations to referral relationships and mentorship, you'll find unexpected outcomes arise from being with like-minded industry leaders.

Propel presence and profits. Business owners repeatedly share that they raise prices after the event and those in organizations report increased visibility and influence, as all attendees gain confidence and tactics through sessions and best-practice sharing.

Reignite your resolve. Attendees consistently share that after participating in sessions and connecting with colleagues they leave the event refreshed to tackle the next client challenge.

Join us to up-level your work and your confidence ... get tools to take on a wider range of clients, offer more value faster, and guide clients in handling an increasing complex workplace. 

Learn More and Register

DEC 11 | Personal & Digital Personal Branding Trends Free Call

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 changes in digital sourcing, economic conditions, work/life integration, and emotional intelligence are influencing changes in branding, PLUS tools to use branding to transform client confidence during tough transitions. Free to attend.

Learn more and register.

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

Interviewing: How to Deflect Difficult Questions in an Interview or Negotiation (Harvard Business Review)
When your client gets that sticky interview question, should they tell the truth, decline, or lie? This research explored another option – deflection – with true experimental design. Fascinating!

Communication: 5 Ways Introverts Can Instantly Become More Likeable Without Saying Much (Business Insider)
Introverts (and even extroverts) can often feel intimidated by pressure to be charismatic. This article explains tangible ways anyone can be a better communicator and build stronger connections with others.

Job Search: How to Cultivate a Good Reference (Forbes)
Having strong references has many benefits in job search – from laying the foundation for referrals to standing out in a candidate pool. Read this article for methods you may not be using for your clients to cultivate and leverage references to stand out.

Career: How Knowing What You Dislike Can Spark Your Passion (Fast Company)
Career paths are rarely a straight line and there are many data points to consider as we move through a career. This article shares a few other ways we can help clients identify what they do want to do and get moving.

Recruiting: 2019 in Review: 14 Entrepreneurs Reflect on the Biggest Trends of the Year (Recruiter)
As we discuss the trends we are seeing in our industry this Friday at Career Jam, it is also important to consider trends in related fields and what they mean for us and our clients.

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR COLLEAGUES

Colleagues Earn Awards

Congratulations to Gayle Draper who earned the Outstanding Community Outreach Strategist from the Career Professionals of Canada for a mentoring program with small business startups.

Kudos to Wendi Weiner who won the Pat Schuler "Kick Butt Award" from Career Directors International.

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

December 9, 2019 | 12-1PM US ET
CTL Associate Quarterly Call

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 what's going on globally in the world of work and careers, with Board members Susan Chritton and Maike Hennig sharing their insights and leading discussion.

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.

December 11, 2019 | 11AM-12PM US ET
Personal & Digital 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 changes in digital sourcing, economic conditions, work/life integration, and emotional intelligence are influencing changes in branding, PLUS tools to use branding to transform client confidence during tough transitions. Free to attend. Learn more and register.

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. First 50 "All-Access" registrations get 2 free books from our keynote speakers! Learn more and register.

PARTNER EVENTS

November 7-21, 2019 | Introduction to Brain-Based Coaching: Leveraging Neuroscience for Greater Impact with Your Coaching Clients

With certified coach, Joan Runnheim Olson, explore the latest insights into how the brain works and how to apply neuroscience in real-time with your coaching clients. Whether you're new to coaching or are an experienced coach, you and your clients will benefit from understanding how to make the brain work better to increase desired positive outcomes. Thursdays from 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Eastern, November 7 through November 21, 2019. Earn six (6) ICF CCEUs. Register here.

Nov 21-22 @ MI | Dec 12-13 @ MD | Mar 19-20 @ NC | Training from the BACK of the Room

This is great training for teachers, trainers, and coaches! Crafted by Sharon Bowman, based on current brain science, and delivered by Career Thought Leader Elisabeth Sanders-Park, it takes your training to an advanced level. Whether you lead workshops, facilitate small groups, or work one-on-one, seasoned and newer practitioners will get a fresh perspective, practical approaches, and proven tools that improve your training immediately and forever. Fills quickly. Early bird and CTL discount (code: CTL$300) available.

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 Digital Branding Analyst
360Reach Analyst

2019 CALENDAR OF EVENTS

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