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Issue 303 | June 20, 2020


"Look on every exit as being an entrance somewhere else."
Sir Tom Stoppard, British playwright and screenwriter

Certified Personal Branding Strategist
Registration Ends June 30
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Jazz Up Job Search with an Infographic Resume
July 2, 12:00-2:00 PM US ET

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CAREER THOUGHT LEADERS (CTL) NEWS & EVENTS

  • Diversity & Inclusion Conversations
  • Certified Personal Branding Strategist Program Registration Closes June 30
  • Jazz Up Job Search with an Infographic Resume
  • CTL Associate News & Opportunities

RESOURCES, DATA & IMPORTANT LINKS

  • Interviewing: 3 Major Changes to Job Interviews You Need to Prepare For
  • Career Communications: Why You Should Include Protesting in Both Your Cover Letter & Resume
  • College to Career: Pioneering Micro-Internships & The Future of Campus Recruiting
  • Career Advancement: Harvard Lecturer: "No Specific Skill Will Get You Ahead in the Future" – But This "Way of Thinking" Will
  • Leadership & Diversity: How to Begin Talking About Race in the Workplace

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR COLLEAGUES

  • Colleagues Publish Best-Sellers & Earn Prestigious Credential

UPCOMING TRAINING & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

CTL & RWA Events

  • College Fridays
  • Jazz Up Job Search with an Infographic Resume
  • Business Boost Summer League
  • Certified Personal Branding Strategist

CAREER THOUGHT LEADERS (CTL)
NEWS & EVENTS

Making Diversity & Inclusion Part of Our Culture

Career Thought Leaders stands with our Black colleagues against racism and will be prioritizing and deepening the conversation around diversity, bias, and how we address those topics in our work.

We recognize that many in our community do not have an opportunity for diversity, equity, and inclusion training as part of a larger organization and that we need information on these topics specific to our work in careers, branding, and leadership.

The CTL Board is creating a plan to continually address a wide range of diversity issues and create space for challenging, actionable conversations.

We welcome your suggestions for topics, forums, and speakers. We are also pulling together resources specific to these issues in the workplace globally.

Please send any suggestions to Marie at marie@careerthoughtleaders.com or use this link to set up a time for us to chat:  https://my.timetrade.com/book/B46DN

One of the first steps is to integrate these conversations into our Associate calls. If you are an Associate, please watch your email for a survey to set a time for a conversation on July 13.

June 26| College Fridays Discussion

After hearing from so many on college campuses right now who are working with students and graduates, we decided to start a weekly event where you can listen to colleagues or recruiters and connect for collaboration with peers.

On June 26 we'll be Live (Facebook and YouTube) at 12:00PM US ET with job search expert and recruiter guests sharing about what students can do to be more successful in their job search!

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July 2 | Jazz Up Job Search with an Infographic Resume

An infographic visually simplifies complex information. Why not help your clients simplify their resumes by using icons, graphs, and symbols?

While an infographic resume does not replace the traditional text version of the resume... yet, it is a growing trend to explore. When used while networking, an infographic resume provides a fresh and unique presentation of skills and experience.

And there are elements of infographic resumes that we can use on a traditional resume ... yes, even when applying online!

Learn More & 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!

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

RESOURCES, DATA & IMPORTANT LINKS

Interviewing: 3 Major Changes to Job Interviews You Need to Prepare For (Forbes)
This article shares how job interviews are changing and top considerations for your clients who are preparing for and interviewing during the pandemic.

Career Communications: Why You Should Include Protesting in Both Your Cover Letter & Resume (Business Insider)
If you are working with clients who are supporting protests in the US or around the globe, this article shares why your clients may want to include this information – based on insights from an HR manager.

College to Career: Pioneering Micro-Internships & The Future of Campus Recruiting (CTL Video)
If you have not checked out Parker Dewey's platform for "career launchers" (students and recent grads), do it today. In this video, Parker Dewey CEO, Jeffrey Moss, walks us through the platform and the amazing philosophy behind the company.

Career Advancement: Harvard Lecturer: "No Specific Skill Will Get You Ahead in the Future" – But This "Way of Thinking" Will (CNBC)
This article talks about the importance of breadth and depth in one's career. As we've long talked about the importance of branding oneself as a specialist, this is an interesting future to consider!

Leadership & Diversity: How to Begin Talking About Race in the Workplace (Wharton)
Many companies are entering a new level of conversation around racism in America and around the globe. This article shares practical tips for any client to engage in these important conversations.

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR COLLEAGUES

Colleagues Publish International Best-Sellers & Earn Prestigious Credentials

Congratulations to Faith James on the recent publication of "Experts & Influencers: The Women's Empowerment Edition" – which hit #1 International Best-Selling Status within 18 hours of its launch! The book is available on Amazon in 13 different countries. Congratulations, Faith!

Congratulations to Donald Stevens, Julianne Franke, Renee Green, Michelle Scheibner, Autumn Conrad Schiff, Rebecca Bosl, Denise Taylor, Nahkia Henry, and Lisa Hebert who earned and renewed the Certified Digital Branding Strategist credential from Career Thought Leaders. They are now leading the pack in guiding clients to create a stand-out social brand!

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 Branding Strategist (CPBS)
Certified Digital Branding Strategist (CDBS)
360Reach Analyst

UPCOMING TRAINING & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Visit the 2020 Calendar of Events
for all CTL and RWA events this year.

CTL & RWA EVENTS

June 26, 2020 | 12:00PM-1:00PM US ET
College Fridays Colleague Discussion

Join us live on Facebook to hear from job search experts and recruiters. They'll share tips you can use to help students and recent graduates land faster in today's challenging market. See all the details

July 2, 2020 | 12:00-2:00PM US ET
Jazz Up Job Search with an Infographic Resume

An infographic visually simplifies complex information. Why not help your clients simplify their resumes by using icons, graphs, and symbols? While an infographic resume does not replace the traditional text version of the resume... yet, it is a growing trend to explore. When used while networking, an infographic resume provides a fresh and unique presentation of skills and experience. And there are elements of infographic resumes that we can use on a traditional resume ... yes, even when applying online! Learn more and register today.

July 7, 2020 | 10:00-11:00AM US ET
Business Boost Summer League

This transformative program, created and led by Marie Zimenoff, is designed to take your business to new heights through key insights and group accountability. Each Business Boost Summer League session includes group coaching/consulting time for members to share challenges and receive input, focused training sessions specific to group member interests, and structured accountability (weekly, via email/messaging). Groups are limited to 8 individuals, so learn more and register today.

July 9, 2020 | 3:00-5:00PM US ET
Certified Personal Branding Strategist Class

Get the tools 1000s of coaches in 40+ countries are using to stand out in a crowded market ... and guide clients to do the same. Learn the Reach Personal Branding methodology, a comprehensive, 3-step process for uncovering, communicating, and nurturing your personal brand. This methodology is the future of career management and the foundation for expanding professional and personal success. REGISTRATION CLOSES JUNE 30. Learn more and register.

2020 CALENDAR OF EVENTS

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