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The Now, The New & The Next in Careers

Issue 304 | June 25, 2020


"Yesterday I was clever, so I changed the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself."
Rumi

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

  • Personal Branding: How to Power Up Your Personal Brand
  • Leadership: Seven Essential Leadership Lessons from Psychology
  • Diversity & Careers: Career Exploration Through the Lens of Equity
  • Labor Market: The Most In-Demand Jobs for June 2020
  • Job Search & Disability: Requesting Accommodations

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR COLLEAGUES

  • Colleagues Earn Prestigious Credential

UPCOMING TRAINING & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

CTL & RWA Events

  • College Fridays
  • Jazz Up Job Search with an Infographic Resume
  • Business Boost Summer League
  • Overcoming Hiring & Workplace Bias: Tools for Career Service Providers
  • Certified Personal Branding Strategist
  • Secrets of Corporate Recruiters

CAREER THOUGHT LEADERS (CTL)
NEWS & EVENTS

Making Diversity & Inclusion Part of Our Culture

Career Thought Leaders stands with our Black colleagues against racism and also recognizes the celebration of World Pride Day today. We 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

Personal Branding: How to Power Up Your Personal Brand (Career Confidante Radio)
Faith James, Certified Personal Branding Strategist and bestselling author, shares her inspirational messages around the power of knowing who we are, showing up for ourselves in everything we do, and persevering when faced with obstacles.

Leadership: Seven Essential Leadership Lessons from Psychology (Forbes)
Our leadership clients are facing mounting challenges today and this article shares research-based strategies for connecting, motivating, and inspiring an inclusive culture across their teams.

Diversity & Careers: Career Exploration Through the Lens of Equity (Inside HigherEd)
This article makes an important point: Many employers are now requiring job applicants to demonstrate commitment and contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion. This article then goes through specific actions anyone can take to improve their focus on equity.

Labor Market: The Most In-Demand Jobs for June 2020 (LinkedIn)
Job search activity is surging and this article shares some of the hottest jobs based on LinkedIn job posting data. Don't forget that we have a list of all the open position resources on the CTL Website: Who Is Hiring During COVID.

Job Search & Disability: Requesting Accommodations (Wharton)
This session from the Ability Summit 2020 gives us tips on whether, when, and how to disclose a disability and ask for accommodations during the job search, onboarding, or throughout employment.

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR COLLEAGUES

Colleagues Earn Prestigious Credential

Congratulations to Monica Paola Gamboa Baquero, Maureen Farmer, Marietta Crawford, Gigi Elizee, Maria Kalogera, Lorraine Lyman, Katrina McCoy, Melissa Orpen-Tuz, Leah Solorio, Jaki Suter, Kate Williamson, and Lizete Mangueleze 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 digital 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 | 12:00-1:00PM 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 8, 2020 | 11:00-12:30PM US ET
Overcoming Hiring & Workplace Bias: Tools for Career Service Providers

As career services providers we want to help all clients be successful and may be unaware of factors that impede job search and career advancement success for Black clients. In this session, Kymberli and Joel Speight will share practical approaches that any career service provider can use to guide Black clients through the job search and career advancement. Learn more and register.

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.

July 15, 2020 | 11:00-12:30PM US ET
Secrets of Corporate Recruiters

World-renowned expert, Shally Steckerl, spills the beans on what top employers do to identify talent today, and what YOU need to do to position your clients to work for America's most admired organizations. In the age of information overload, recruiters are using innovative methods and software to filter candidates – and it's not just LinkedIn and job boards. Learn more and register.

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