Issue 51 | June 5, 2015


CAREER TRENDS HAPPY HOUR
"Life is like a camera. Focus on what’s important, capture the good times, develop from the negatives, and if things don’t work out, take another shot."
- Author Unknown

Register Today for Resume E-Summit:
Writing Powerful LinkedIn Profiles

Presented by Melanie Lenci
and Marie Zimenoff
June 26, 2015


CAREER THOUGHT LEADERS (CTL) NEWS & EVENTS

  • The E-Bridge Goes Weekly
  • Upcoming Programs & Events
  • Visit Us at These Upcoming Events

RESOURCES, DATA & IMPORTANT LINKS

  • Advancement: 5 Secrets to a Better Relationship with Your Boss
  • Technology: “Blind Auditions” Coming to an Employer Near You?
  • College Grads: 5-Step Graduate Guide to Personal Branding
  • Market Update: Employers Hustle to Retain Job-Hopping Workers
  • International Trends: Asian Companies to Focus on ASEAN Countries
  • Resume Writers: Harvard Business Review Promotes You
  • Entrepreneurs: 10 Tips for Boosting Your Startup’s Google Ranking

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR COLLEAGUES

  • Credentials & Professional Development

UPCOMING TRAINING & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

  • CTL Associate Quarterly Call with CTL Board
  • E-Summit: Writing Powerful LinkedIn Profiles
  • Certified Resume Development Coach Program
  • Advanced Job Search Coaching Program
  • The Academies' Certified Career Management Coach Internal/Corporate Program
  • Career Professional Marketing Webinar: How to Build Trust & Influence with Prospects
  • The Academies' Certified Brain-Based Success Coach Program

CAREER THOUGHT LEADERS (CTL) NEWS & EVENTS
 

THE E-BRIDGE GOES WEEKLY

Welcome to the first Career Trends Happy Hour – Your Weekly E-Bridge! I hope you will enjoy the resources, read about your colleagues’ accomplishments, and study the long list of professional development opportunities – whether you are in Europe enjoying a glass of wine or taking a coffee break in California.

And don’t forget to share your news with me by emailing marie@careerthoughtleaders.com!

UPCOMING PROGRAMS & EVENTS

CTL Associate Quarterly Call with CTL Board: The Now & The New in Entrepreneurship & Business Building (June 8, 12–12:45 pm Eastern time): 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

Writing Powerful LinkedIn Profiles (June 26, 12 noon to 2 pm Eastern): LinkedIn dominates today’s job search and personal branding landscape. This E-Summit will provide the latest trends in writing great LinkedIn profiles so that our clients are found for the right opportunities and stand out among the 364 million LinkedIn users! Register today.

VISIT US AT THESE UPCOMING EVENTS

Upcoming Conference Appearances:

National Career Development Association Global Conference
Stop by and see us at the National Career Development Association in Denver! CTL will be an exhibitor and Marie will be speaking about branding on July 1 at 10:20 am. CTL board member Michelle Carroll will also be speaking on July 1 at 1:00 pm and on July 2 at 8:30 am.

RESOURCES, DATA & IMPORTANT LINKS
 

Advancement: 5 Secrets to a Better Relationship with Your Boss
Your client’s boss could play a key role in their advancement and can improve morale and productivity. This article shares five recommendations to help them build a stronger alliance with their boss.

Technology: “Blind Auditions” Coming to an Employer Near You?
Read about a new website where employers can post a job along with a challenge, and job seekers can take on the challenge as their “interview.” Dolby Laboratories is trying it; will it be in your neck of the woods next?

College Grads: 5-Step Graduate Guide to Personal Branding
Your college grads are overwhelmed with transitioning from college to the workforce. This article provides 5 simple steps for them to do something they can control - build a solid base for marketing their personal brand.

Market Update: Employers Hustle to Retain Job-Hopping Workers
We’ve heard that companies would start making changes to retain their talent. Is it finally here? Data in this article shares how companies are increasing wages, improving benefits, and taking notice of employee issues – data your clients who are considering asking for that raise might want to know!

International Trends: Asian Companies to Focus on ASEAN Countries
By 2030, Asia will be home to 66% of the global middle-class population and 59% of middle-class consumption. This article speaks to where the growth in opportunities are likely to occur.

Resume Writers: Harvard Business Review Promotes You
It is not every day that a publication like HBR endorses hiring a professional resume writer. This would be a great article to link to on your site, as it provides good information for the “do-it-yourself” job seeker and a plug for working with a professional like you!

Entrepreneurs: 10 Tips for Boosting Your Google Ranking (Personal Branding Blog)
With 1.2 trillion individual searches per year on Google, it is critical to understand how your site can generate traffic. This article will give you a few new ideas for enhancing your brand and your ability to attract business.

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR COLLEAGUES
 

Please email your kudos to me (marie@careerthoughtleaders.com) so that I can share them with everyone!

CREDENTIALS & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Congratulations to Freddie Cheek who renewed her Credentialed Career Manager distinction, demonstrating her dedication to continued learning in social media, job search, and resume writing, and to sharing this knowledge with others in the careers industry. Great work Freddie!

Congratulations to Elizabeth Craig who completed the “Increasing Employment Outcomes with Tough Clients” April 2015 course. Content and application are useful for all levels of clients served! Presented by our colleague, Elisabeth Sanders-Park, WorkNet Solutions, in partnership with the National Association of Workforce Development Professionals (NAWDP). The course qualifies for NAWDP’s Certified Workforce Development Professional (CWDP) credential competency areas of Diversity in Workforce Development and Career Development Principles.

For more information about CTL & RWA credentials:

Academy Certified Resume Writer (ACRW)
Master Resume Writer (MRW)
Credentialed Career Manager (CCM)

UPCOMING TRAINING & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
 

Visit the 2015 Calendar of Events for all CTL and RWA events this year. Here's what's coming up:

June 8, 2015: CTL Associate Quarterly Call with CTL Board: The Now & The New in Entrepreneurship & Business Building. 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.

June 9, 2015: Certified Resume Development Coach Program.Branding trends and hiring practices change quickly! This certification is for careers industry professionals that work within workforce, nonprofit, or other organizations and coach individuals in developing resumes. When you don’t have the luxury of time to write for a client, how do you help them maximize their results? This program will provide coaching skills, resume-building tools, and resources for you to guide them in creating effective career marketing documents.

June 9, 2015: Advanced Job Search Coaching Program. The purpose of this program is to prepare you to coach clients/students to obtain a desired job in their organization of choice. This program combines application of job search best practices, ICF core competencies, and coaching techniques. You will dig deep into all 11 ICF core competencies. Coaching demos and coaching practice will expand your job search coaching skills.

June 16, 2015: The Academies' Certified Career Management Coach Internal/Corporate Program. This 12-week program, conducted via tele-seminar/webinar, supports career coaches who work within an organization/business. The next cohort begins Tuesday, June 16th, from 2-4pm ET.

June 17, 2015: Career Professional Marketing Webinar: How to Build Trust & Influence with Prospects. This interactive webinar will focus on engaging with prospective coaching clients, walking you through the prospect-oriented webinar, "Three Steps to Finding the Perfect Fit Job" and the accompanying "Career Insights Profiles." The webinar will be held from 2-3pm ET.

June 26, 2015: E-Summit: Writing Powerful LinkedIn Profiles.
There’s no doubt that LinkedIn dominates today’s job search landscape. As such, it’s critically important that we stay abreast of constant changes that impact how we write great LinkedIn profiles so our clients are found by the right people for the right opportunities! Sign up for the live or recorded E-Summit and 30+ pages of handouts, including samples and resources.

June 30, 2015: The Academies' Certified Brain-Based Success Coach Program. This 10-week program, conducted via tele-seminar/webinar, supports all coaches who have clients that remain stuck, stalled, or unhappy with their progress. The next cohort begins Tuesday, June 30th, from 4:30-6:00pm ET.

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

2015 CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Subscribe

Subscription form

* Mandatory fields
*First Name
*Last Name
*Email

Security check

* Code
 
Type the 6 characters you see in the picture
Captcha code image
Hear the code Try another code

Upcoming events

Copyright 2015 Career Thought Leaders
333 West Drake Road, Suite 11, Fort Collins, CO 80526

Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software