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Issue 305 | July 2, 2020


"Don't wait for inspiration."
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Certified Personal Branding Strategist
Registration Ends TOMORROW July 3
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Jazz Up Job Search with an Infographic Resume
TODAY 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 July 3
  • Jazz Up Job Search with an Infographic Resume
  • CTL Associate News & Opportunities

RESOURCES, DATA & IMPORTANT LINKS

  • College to Career: Coronavirus Hasn't Stopped Federal Internships
  • Multicultural Career Services: How to Incorporate Social Group Identity Conversations in Career Work
  • Diversity & Resumes: Should You Really Put Protesting on Your Resume?
  • Remote Work: Three Problems Your Boss Has with Work From Home
  • Diversity: Stop Asking & Start Doing: 10 Ways to Be an Active Ally in the Workplace to Black Women
  • Data Privacy: Understanding Your Privacy, Personal Data on LinkedIn Learning

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR COLLEAGUES

  • Colleague Earns Prestigious Credential

UPCOMING TRAINING & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

CTL & RWA Events

  • 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 will be prioritizing and deepening the conversation around diversity, bias, and how we address those topics in our work.

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, speakers, and resources specific to these issues in the workplace.

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. We will be having a CTL Community Call on July 13 for all our program students, graduates, and CTL Associates. RSVP here.

TODAY 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

July 3 | Certified Personal Branding Strategist Program Regular Registration Closes

Are you ready to finally have the tools and confidence you need to:

  • lead clients through more transformational engagements?
  • articulate a unique value proposition to stand out in a crowded coaching market (and help clients stand out from their peers)?
  • have a repeatable process and structure so you can focus on each client and know every client will get outstanding results?
  • attract more ideal clients and make more money with a done-for-you, customizable personal branding strategy business?

If so, then it's time to become a Certified Personal Branding Strategist!

After the CPBS program, you'll sound and feel like an expert, exiting the spiral of constantly hunting new clients at a low price point with your new, long-term value proposition that converts your ideal clients.

In the Certified Personal Branding Strategist program, you will learn the Reach Personal Branding approach, a comprehensive, three-step process for uncovering, communicating, and nurturing your personal brand.

Plus, you'll earn 11 ICF CCEs, including 5 core competency CCEs! Early registration closes tomorrow, July 3.

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

College to Career: Coronavirus Hasn't Stopped Federal Internships (Federal News Network)
This article shares an interview with the director of federal initiatives at The Washington Center, a program that is bridging the gap between would-be interns and federal agencies.

Multicultural Career Services: How to Incorporate Social Group Identity Conversations in Career Work (CTL Facebook Live)
Abby Locke shares insights on how career services providers can open the door for conversations about social group identities with their clients and how these conversations can enhance our work with clients. Join us on Wednesday, July 8, as Kymberli Speight shares more tools we can use for coaching clients to overcome bias.

Diversity & Resumes: Should You Really Put Protesting on Your Resume? (Huffpost)
Presenting a different opinion than another article on this subject from a few weeks ago, this article weighs the pros and cons of sharing protesting activities on a resume. This illustrates the work we can do with clients to talk through social group identity ... and that it isn't up to us to have an answer.

Remote Work: Three Problems Your Boss Has with Work From Home (Commercial Real Estate)
This article shares data out of Australia related to expectations around getting back into the office after the pandemic – facets leaders and employees need to consider as they seek to advance their careers from home.

Diversity: Stop Asking & Start Doing: 10 Ways to Be an Active Ally in the Workplace to Black Women (NBC News)
For years companies have been missing out on the benefit of Black women bringing their full selves to work and this article shares how we can be active allies for Black women in the workplace.

Data Privacy: Understanding Your Privacy, Personal Data on LinkedIn Learning (CU Connections)
Have you ever stopped to think about the way connecting a LinkedIn profile with LinkedIn Learning impacts your data privacy? This article shares what administrators on the other side can see when using the platforms.

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR COLLEAGUES

Colleague Earns Prestigious Credential

Congratulations to Latasha Salley who earned the Certified Career Transition Coach credential from Career Thought Leaders. You have demonstrated your commitment to coaching and expanding your knowledge with practical tools to improve outcomes for your clients. Keep up the good work!

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

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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