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The Now, The New & The Next in Careers

Issue 314 | September 3, 2020


"Eons of natural selection coded you to act first and think later. You must adapt to a new world that demands the opposite."
- J.G. Berger & K. Johnson, Simple Habits for Complex Times

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

ACRW Training & Certification Program
Starts September 15
Learn More & Register Today


CAREER THOUGHT LEADERS (CTL) NEWS & EVENTS

  • Resume & Profile Strategies for Career Launch in a Pandemic
  • Academy Certified Resume Writer Course
  • CTL Associate News & Opportunities

RESOURCES, DATA & IMPORTANT LINKS

  • Tech & Diversity: Wall Street Counts on Video Interviews in Bid to Diversity Ranks
  • Work from Home: Women Say Working from Home is Hurting Their Careers
  • Resumes: How to Target a Resume to a Job Ad
  • Job Search: How to Spot Job Search Scams and Protect Yourself
  • LinkedIn Trends: 11 Emerging Trends & How to Prepare for Them
  • Education Trends: LinkedIn Shares New Data on the Rising Interest in Higher Education

UPCOMING TRAINING & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

CTL & RWA Events

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

Partner Events

  • Keys to Breakthrough Coaching Masterclass
  • Virtual TRAINER Program
  • Virtually Excellent Interactive DEMO
  • Virtual COACH Program
  • Asperger's/Autism Employment Coach Certification

CAREER THOUGHT LEADERS (CTL)
NEWS & EVENTS

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 In this session, we'll explore strategies for marketing their virtual internships, volunteer experiences, rescinded opportunities, social activism, and more!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

September 15 | Resume Writing Training & Certification: ACRW Group Class

Career professionals like you come to Resume Writing Academy because they want confidence that every resume they write will win their clients interviews. They want to be confident in answering candidate concerns about the resume strategy that will work best for them ... to be the expert who stands out from the sea of resume advice.

Graduates tell us that RWA gives them the confidence and results they desire.

That they have transformed their writing and built their confidence through repeated feedback on their work.

That they continue to grow through our free, lifetime community resources like quarterly community calls and access to experts through office hours.

Do you want the confidence to charge what you are worth for your work?

Do you want to be the expert your career services team needs to improve job placement? If so:

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

Tech & Diversity: Wall Street Counts on Video Interviews in Bid to Diversity Ranks (Bloomberg)
An interesting article around how virtual interviews can increase diversity within hiring pools. If you missed it, check out our video on how virtual interviews are using AI.

Work from Home: Women Say Working from Home is Hurting Their Careers (Fast Company)
This new data shares how women, men, and those of different races are experiencing the impact of working from home on their careers.

Resumes: How to Target a Resume to a Job Ad (CTL Video)
Watch this video for a bottom-up strategy to build a resume that targets a specific job type. Tune in next week for how to target a specific ad and join the CTL Career Colleague Facebook group for an exclusive video review of resume scoring systems.

Asperger's/Autism Employment Coach Certification
Groups Start September 25 and October 1, 2020

Barbara Bissonnette, Forward Motion Coaching
Click here for information and an application.

Job Search: How to Spot Job Search Scams and Protect Yourself (Forbes)
This is an important topic for our job seekers, especially as online hiring increases and job seekers get creative as they face long-term unemployment.

LinkedIn Trends: 11 Emerging Trends & How to Prepare for Them (Forbes)
We always like to stay ahead of the trends and this article will help you start thinking about what's coming to LinkedIn and how you and your clients could benefit from being early adopters.

Education Trends: LinkedIn Shares New Data on the Rising Interest in Higher Education (Social Media Today)
Mirroring a trend in the last recession, more US users of LinkedIn are showing interest in higher education. This article shares data around what they are looking to learn.

UPCOMING TRAINING & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

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

CTL & RWA EVENTS

September 8, 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 15 | Multiple Times Available
Keys to Breakthrough Coaching Masterclass

Do you have the coaching skills to deliver impactful results your clients crave? To achieve these extraordinary results quickly and consistently, you need to go deep. You have to seek out the difficult conversations and tough questions that 99% of coaches avoid. Learn EXACTLY how to do that in Marcia Reynold's free LIVE masterclass: Keys to Breakthrough Coaching!

September 15, 16 & 17, 2020 | 2:00PM-5:00PM US ET
Virtual TRAINER Program

This intensive training offers practical and applied strategies for designing, delivering, and producing excellent virtual training. During the program, participants design, and present their own virtual training.

September 21, 2020 | Multiple Times Available
Virtually Excellent - A F'ree Interactive DEMO

This fun and interactive 60-minute program equips and inspires people who must now train, coach, and meet virtually. This event has been offered 15 times since April for nearly 900 people in 15 countries!

September 24, 2020 | 1:00PM-4:00PM US ET
Virtual COACH Program

This 3-hour skill-building session teaches 6 Pillars for Virtual Excellence and a brain-based, 4-step approach for effective virtual coaching sessions. You get interactive, applied training fortified with slides, activities, and a robust handout.

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

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

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