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The Now, The New & The Next in Careers

Issue 313 | August 28, 2020


"Rather than choose 'all' or 'nothing,' choose 'a little something.'"
- Chip & Dan Heath, Decisive

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

  • Resume & Profile Strategies for Career Launch in a Pandemic
  • CTL Associate News & Opportunities

RESOURCES, DATA & IMPORTANT LINKS

  • Networking: What We Think We've Learned About Networking for Virtual Events
  • Job Trends: Remote Job Openings Up
  • Career Communications: How to Write a Cover Letter that Gets More Interviews
  • Branding: Is Your Personal Brand Costing You a Seat on the Board
  • Leadership & Diversity: Your Company Says Diversity Is a Higher Priority, Now What?
  • Interviewing: Artificial Intelligence in Interviews

UPCOMING TRAINING & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

CTL & RWA Events

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

Partner Events

  • Asperger's/Autism Employment Coach Certification

CAREER THOUGHT LEADERS (CTL)
NEWS & EVENTS

New Partner Introduction

Join us in welcoming our new partner – Barbara Bissonnette of Forward Motion Coaching!

Barbara Bissonnette is a certified coach and the Principal of Forward Motion Coaching. Since 2006 she has specialized in career development coaching for individuals with Asperger's Syndrome and similar autism spectrum profiles. She is the author of the award-winning Complete Guide to Getting a Job for People with Asperger's Syndrome; the Asperger's Syndrome Workplace Survival Guide; and Helping Adults with Asperger's Syndrome Get & Stay Hired.

Barbara also offers a variety of training and consulting services for professionals:

The Asperger's/Autism Employment Coach Certification is an 11-week program that features live instruction and mentoring. It is a "deep dive" for professionals who want to understand how Asperger's/autism impacts adults in the workplace and learn specific tools and techniques to help them be successful. Fall groups begin on September 25 and October 1. Group size is limited. CTL Associates receive a 10% discount! Click here  for details and to request an application.

Finding Employment that Works for Individuals with Asperger's Syndrome/Autism is a full-day, virtual seminar that explains how to guide students/clients to manageable careers. Participants learn how communication and executive function challenges impact adults; why career decisions should not be based on interests; how to establish rapport and deal with unrealistic expectations. It also includes tips on interview preparation, the job search, and workplace accommodations. It qualifies for 4 GCDF credits.

For information visit ForwardMotion.Info

Custom trainings and consultations are also available for your group. To learn more, email Barbara@ForwadMotion.info.

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

Networking: What We Think We've Learned About Networking for Virtual Events (Martech)
If you have clients that are trying to network virtually, this article shares what event planners are doing to try to increase engagement – insights attendees can use to prepare and maximize their experiences!

Job Trends: Remote Job Openings Up (HRDive)
New data from LinkedIn shows that remote job openings are on the rise – tripling since March. This is great news for our clients. If you missed it, here's a resource you or your clients can use to improve job search for remote work.

Career Communications: How to Write a Cover Letter that Gets More Interviews (Career Confidante Radio)
Cover letters can often be a struggle for job seekers. Listen in as Tom Powner shares how to write a letter that connects and gets more interviews! There are more tips for great cover letters in this article.

Branding: Is Your Personal Brand Costing You a Seat on the Board (CIO)
Personal branding is a powerful tool for clients in all facets of their career, and this article talks about specific branding challenges for women looking to get a promotion or a board seat.

Leadership & Diversity: Your Company Says Diversity Is a Higher Priority, Now What? (Wall Street Journal)
Companies called for change in their organizations after the murder of George Floyd. What can your leadership clients do to make sure their organization goes from talk to action?

Interviewing: Artificial Intelligence in Interviews (CTL Video)
Use of Artificial Intelligence is increasing throughout the hiring process. In this video, you'll see how it's being used in interviewing and get a few tips on how your clients can improve their scores.

UPCOMING TRAINING & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

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

CTL & RWA EVENTS

September 1, 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.

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 14, 2020 | 12:00PM-1:00PM US ET
CTL Associate Call

In this CTL Associate Call, our CTL Board will be leading a discussion about the technology, tools, and techniques we are using to meet the demands of going virtual with our work.

The call is open to all CTL Associates and is a way to help you stay current, learn some new tricks, and share some of your own wealth of information.

CTL Associates ... Watch for an email from Marie Zimenoff with call-in details. You MUST be an Associate to participate. To read about all of the benefits and opportunities of becoming a CTL Associate ($399 lifetime fee), click here.

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.

PARTNER EVENTS

September 25, 2020 | 10:00AM-11:30AM US ET
October 1, 2020 | 4:00PM-5:30PM US ET

Asperger's/Autism Employment Coach Certification

This 11-week program is a "deep dive" for professionals who want to assist individuals on the spectrum! It features live instruction over the Internet and a supervised practicum.

The weekly sessions feature discussions, interactive exercises, and case studies. Assignments include readings, short answer questions, and case study reviews. The 6-week practicum includes personalized feedback and mentoring. The program qualifies for 23 GCDF credits.

You will learn in detail how adults are impacted at work, as well as tools and techniques to help them choose the right job/career, get hired, and maintain employment.

Fall groups begin on September 25 and October 1, 2020. Click here for details and to request an application. Group size is limited.

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

2020 CALENDAR OF EVENTS

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