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Issue 308 | July 23, 2020


"Taking care of yourself is an essential part of taking care of others. The healthier the tree, the better the fruit it can offer."
- Author Unknown

Certified Hidden Job Market Coach
Processes, Structure & Ideas
Register Today! Starts Monday, July 27


CAREER THOUGHT LEADERS (CTL) NEWS & EVENTS

  • Diversity & Inclusion Conversations
  • Certified Hidden Job Market Coach Starts July 27
  • CTL Associate News & Opportunities

RESOURCES, DATA & IMPORTANT LINKS

  • Job Search: 70 Recruitment Statistics for Attracting Top Talent in 2020
  • Digital Branding: Job Seekers: Be Careful Using LinkedIn's New "Open to Work" Feature
  • Networking: A Highly Social Person's Harsh Take on Networking
  • Career: How to Give Yourself "Career Insurance" During Uncertain Times
  • Diversity in Hiring: A Method for Overcoming Implicit Bias When Considering Job Candidates
  • Resumes: How to Write a Resume Experience Section Recruiters Will Read

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR COLLEAGUES

  • Colleagues Earn Prestigious Credentials
  • Saddlebrook Associates Makes Forbes Top 50 List

UPCOMING TRAINING & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

CTL & RWA Events

  • Certified Hidden Job Market Coach Training Program
  • Business Boost Summer League
  • Academy Certified Profile Writer (ACPW)
  • Branding Community Conversation
  • Digital Branding Strategist Certification

CAREER THOUGHT LEADERS (CTL)
NEWS & EVENTS

Making Diversity & Inclusion Part of Our Culture

Get the recording for the CTL Community Call from July 13 AND share your interests via the DEI Interests & Demographic Survey. You can find the recording and the link to the survey at these links: coach certification students, RWA students/graduates, strategists, and CTL Associates.

Listen in to our latest LIVE video with Abby Locke here (available to all).

We welcome your suggestions for topics, speakers, and resources specific to diversity, equity, and inclusion in career services and 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

July 27 | Certified Hidden Job Market Coach Training Program

Job search takes a toll on client confidence, motivation, and follow-through. From targeting their search to networking and using social media, opportunities for fear to erode their success are constant.

Are you looking for tools to address the fears and barriers that stop job seekers in their tracks?

The Certified Hidden Job Market Coach (CHJMC) program offers a structured approach to job search planning, networking, and proactive search. During this 6-week virtual class, you'll learn how to improve job search strategy, hone your coaching approach, and structure your services so candidates land jobs faster.

Delivery: 6 virtual classes (webinars), 1.5 hours each, for 9 hours of training PLUS the 30+ done-for-you worksheets you can customize for your business.

ICF Credits: 4.5 ICF Core Competency Credits when you join the live classes!

Classes will be recorded and you will have lifetime access to the recordings and materials.

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

Job Search: 70 Recruitment Statistics for Attracting Top Talent in 2020 (SmallBizGenius)
Scroll down to the "hiring process" section of this data-packed article and find gems your clients need to know as they are applying to jobs (note: it is from late 2019). If you want a process to help clients access the 50% of employers who think referrals are the best hires, join the Certified Hidden Job Market Coach program starting Monday, July 27!

Digital Branding: Job Seekers: Be Careful Using LinkedIn's New "Open to Work" Feature (Forbes)
There have been a few heated debates recently on LinkedIn about whether or not job seekers should use the green ring around their profile picture that announces to everyone that they are #OpentoWork. This article shares some of the pros and cons. Join me Tuesday to talk more about this feature and the research that might help clients make the decision.

Networking: A Highly Social Person's Harsh Take on Networking (Ladders)
Telling a relatable story with good moral and practical advice, this article is a must-read and must-share on networking!

Career: How to Give Yourself "Career Insurance" During Uncertain Times (Fast Company)
Finding a job that will never be eliminated may be an unrealistic goal, but this article shares things all of us can do to prepare for the future – no matter what it holds.

Diversity in Hiring: A Method for Overcoming Implicit Bias When Considering Job Candidates (Harvard Business Review)
This article shares an interesting approach to increase diversity in hiring. The links take you to data around diversity hiring programs. A great one to share with your HR and leader/hiring manager clients and colleagues!

Resumes: How to Write a Resume Experience Section Recruiters Will Read (Career Confidante Radio)
Listen in as former recruiter turned professional resume writer, Matthew Warzel, shares his strategies for writing a stand-out experience section.

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR COLLEAGUES

Colleagues Earn Prestigious Credentials

Kudos to Jeanne Stoner on earning the Academy Certified Resume Writer credential from Resume Writing Academy. You have worked hard to perfect your writing, improve your strategy, and join a community of elite writers across the globe. We are thrilled to have you in the ACRW community!

Kudos to Lora Sprigings who earned the Certified Hidden Job Market Coach credential from Career Thought Leaders. She is now among a growing group of coaches who've created more structured processes for job seekers to achieve their goals even faster!

Congratulations to Heather Gross 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!

Congratulations to Dr. Cheryl Minnick for completing the training and passing her exam to become a Certified Strong Interest Assessment Practitioner.

Saddlebrook Associates Makes Forbes Top 50 List

In June, Forbes released its list of the Top 200 Executive Search Firms in the US for 2020. Saddlebrook Associates, led by Robbie Sewell, ACRW graduate was #50 on the list! Congratulations Robbie and team and thank you for your dedication to helping employers and candidates.

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 27, 2020 | 11:00AM-12:30PM US ET
Certified Hidden Job Market Coach Training Program

Are you looking for tools to address the fears and barriers that stop job seekers in their tracks? The Certified Hidden Job Market Coach (CHJMC) program offers a structured approach to job search planning, networking, and proactive search. During this 6-week virtual class, you'll learn how to improve job search strategy, hone your coaching approach, and structure your services so candidates land jobs faster. Learn more and register today.

August 4, 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.

August 13, 2020 | 3:30PM-5:00PM US ET
Academy Certified Profile Writer (ACPW)

This is the first comprehensive, strategically focused, intensive 3- month training program guaranteed to teach you how to write, format, and structure your client's social media profiles. Be an expert in a growing field and help candidates stand out with a consistent online brand. Learn more and register today.

August 19, 2020 | 9:00AM-10:00AM US ET
Branding Community Conversation

In this Branding Community Conversation, join your CPBS, CDBS, and 360Reach colleagues to share and learn together. Stay current, learn some new tricks, and share some of your own wealth of information. Come ready to share (this will not be a lecture!). Learn more and register today.

October 1, 2020 | 3:00PM-4:30PM US ET
Digital Branding Strategist Certification (October 2020)

This innovative certification gives you everything you need to coach your client in creating and executing a social branding strategy to expand their thought-leadership, build and nurture their network, and do their job better. The result: your clients gain competitive advantage and increase their influence and confidence. They expand their brand community. They increase their performance and reach their goals. Learn more and register today.

2020 CALENDAR OF EVENTS

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& RESUME WRITING ACADEMY (RWA)

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