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The Now, The New & The Next in Careers

Issue 312 | August 20, 2020


"Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future."
- John F. Kennedy, American politician and 35th U.S. President

Writer Community Conversation
Join Us Wednesday, August 26

Resume & Profile Strategies for Career Launch in a Pandemic
With NEW Samples & Strategies for Today's Challenges
Register Today! Join us Thursday, September 10


CAREER THOUGHT LEADERS (CTL) NEWS & EVENTS

  • Last Call for Demographics Survey
  • Writer Community Conversation
  • Resume & Profile Strategies for Career Launch in a Pandemic
  • CTL Associate News & Opportunities

RESOURCES, DATA & IMPORTANT LINKS

  • Job Access: Through a New Alliance, Helping Millions of Americans Access Quality Jobs
  • Job Search: Indeed Launches Virtual Hiring Events Complete with 'Lobbies' and 'Waiting Rooms'
  • Remote Work: How to Recruit and Hire the Best Remote Workers
  • College to Career: A Pandemic Silver Lining? Reimagined Career Services for Students
  • Inclusion: Understanding Organizational Barriers to a More Inclusive Workplace
  • Hiring: 10 Things Recruiters Used to Believe – But Don't Anymore

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR COLLEAGUES

  • Colleagues Earn Prestigious Credentials

UPCOMING TRAINING & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

CTL & RWA Events

  • Trend Tuesday Live
  • Resume & Profile Certification Community Conversation
  • Resume & Profile Strategies for Career Launch in a Pandemic
  • Academy Certified Resume Writer (ACRW)
  • Digital Branding Strategist Certification

CAREER THOUGHT LEADERS (CTL)
NEWS & EVENTS

Last Call: Demographics Survey

Please take a few minutes and help us learn more about our community! Watch your email or find the link to the survey at these locations: coach certification students, RWA students/graduates, strategists, and CTL Associates.

August 26 | RWA Writer Community Conversation

Join your fellow RWA certification community colleagues (ACRWs, ACPWs, ACCSs & MRWs) in a conversation about what's new in the industry. We'll be talking about outdated advice in resumes, how clients can fill the gap, and more.

Learn More & Register

September 10 | Resume & Profile Strategies for Career Launch in a Pandemic

Students and early careerists launching their careers today need current strategies for marketing their experience, credentials, and education to compete in the post-COVID market. In this session, we'll explore strategies for marketing their virtual internships, volunteer experiences, rescinded opportunities, social activism, and more!

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 Access: Through a New Alliance, Helping Millions of Americans Access Quality Jobs (McKinsey)
This article shares data around labor trends (using the links in the first few paragraphs) and an introduction to a new effort to improve the economic security for millions of workers by the Markle Foundation (the creators of Skillful).

Job Search: Indeed Launches Virtual Hiring Events Complete with 'Lobbies' and 'Waiting Rooms' (HR Drive)
As it looks like recruiting is going virtual for the near future, Indeed is joining the wave of new tech solutions to improve virtual job fairs.

Remote Work: How to Recruit and Hire the Best Remote Workers (Entrepreneur)
This article offers an important HR view of how our clients can best uncover remote opportunities!

College to Career: A Pandemic Silver Lining? Reimagined Career Services for Students (Forbes)
This article shares how going (mostly) remote is changing the ways colleges and employers interact. You can also check out Parker Dewey's survey results on how students want to engage with employers.

Inclusion: Understanding Organizational Barriers to a More Inclusive Workplace (McKinsey)
This article makes the business case for inclusion and diversity programs – and how inclusion benefits all employees – while also sharing the four top factors for addressing it.

Hiring: 10 Things Recruiters Used to Believe – But Don't Anymore (LinkedIn Talent Blog)
A breath of fresh air for us and our clients around how recruiter perspective is changing regarding resume gaps, passive candidates, and more.

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR COLLEAGUES

Colleagues Earn Prestigious Credentials

Congratulations to Leah Solorio who earned the Certified Personal Branding Strategist credential from Career Thought Leaders. She now has the Reach Personal Branding tools and sharpened coaching skills to help clients be happier and more successful at work!

Congratulations to Tyre Robinson and Catherine Claeys for earning the 360Reach Analyst credential. They have invested in learning how to incorporate external feedback into their clients' brands through the most widely used personal branding, 360. Kudos to you all for the work you do!

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

August 25, 2020 | 4:00PM-4:30PM US ET
Trend Tuesday Live

Join us live every Tuesday at 4pm ET to talk about the latest trends in career services, leadership development, and all things career. We'll be sharing some of the insights from the latest trends white paper based on our annual Career Jam event. You'll also get updated on the very latest in the industry and trends in job search, LinkedIn, branding, resume writing, coaching, business development, and more. RSVP to get weekly reminders.

August 26, 2020 | 12:00PM-1:00PM US ET
Resume & Profile Certification Community Conversation

Join your fellow RWA certification community colleagues (ACRWs, ACPWs, ACCSs & MRWs) in a conversation about what's new in the industry. We'll be talking about outdated advice in resumes, how clients can fill the gap, and more. Learn more and register today.

September 10, 2020 | 12:00PM-2:00PM US ET
Resume & Profile Strategies for Career Launch in a Pandemic

Students and early careerists launching their careers today need current strategies for marketing their experience, credentials, and education to compete in the post-COVID market. In this session, we'll explore strategies for marketing their virtual internships, volunteer experiences, rescinded opportunities, social activism, and more! Learn more and register.

September 15, 2020 | 11:00AM-12:30PM US ET
Academy Certified Resume Writer (ACRW)

Increase your confidence, help candidates stand out, open doors to opportunities for yourself, and make more money! The Resume Writing Academy comprehensive resume writing training and certification program is celebrating its 30th class of teaching strategy, modern formatting in Word, and much more through training and personalized feedback! The program includes 5 classes, personalized feedback on 5 writing assignments, and the opportunity to join an elite list of writers. Learn more and register.

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

FROM CAREER THOUGHT LEADERS (CTL)
& RESUME WRITING ACADEMY (RWA)

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