The Academies' Certified Career Management Coach Internal/Corporate Program
Career Professional Marketing Webinar: How to Build Trust & Influence with Prospects
E-Summit: Writing Powerful LinkedIn Profiles
The Academies' Certified Brain-Based Success Coach Program
CAREER THOUGHT LEADERS (CTL) NEWS & EVENTS
UPCOMING PROGRAMS & EVENTS
Writing Powerful LinkedIn Profiles (June 26, 12 noon to 2 pm Eastern): Go beyond copying and pasting from the resume to writing LinkedIn profiles with personality! TORI Award-winning LinkedIn profile writer Melanie Lenci will join me for this E-Summit and share her samples and tips for creating profiles with personality.
The 30+ pages of handouts will include numerous samples, resources for designing profiles with visual appeal, questions for gathering content, and tools for managing the logistics of working with a client to input the data and understand the basics of LinkedIn. Melanie is also generously sharing her LinkedIn Connection Kit with attendees, a resource full of scripts your clients can use to be more effective in using LinkedIn as a tool for their job search and career management.
Join us to learn the latest trends in writing great LinkedIn profiles so your clients are found for the right opportunities and stand out among the 364 million LinkedIn users! Register today.
WELCOME NEW CTL ASSOCIATE
Laura Slawson, The Creative Edge, LLC
CTL Library: We invite you to contribute your articles to the CTL Library which is reserved exclusively for CTL Associates. To have your article published, submit it to Lisa Oliver at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Be on the Lookout: Watch for emails from CTL with invitations for various writing, coaching, media, and publishing opportunities. Emails go out to all of our CTL Associates several times each month, so be sure to check them out!
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
Special Report: Job Preparedness Indicator (Career Advisory Board) The 2014 Job Preparedness Indicator is the fourth annual survey designed to identify gaps between candidates' reported skills and the skills employers seek to fill open positions. Read more about this gap to help your job seekers improve their outcomes.
Market Update: Do More Jobs Mean More Economic Security? (Journal Star) The U.S. economy is realizing job growth, but this isn’t resulting in financial security for many people. This article shares data around job growth, sectors where hiring is surging, some good news regarding hourly wage growth, and data indicating where wages might be stagnating.
Productivity: 4 Types of Productivity Styles (99U) There is not a one-size-fits-all approach to productivity. This article shares work strategies that align with cognitive styles and tools to help you be more productive in a way that suits your strengths and preferences.
The Asia Pacific Career Development Association has announced a scholarship for one free registration to their conference in Tokyo, Japan September 15-17, 2015. Applicants must be graduate students or have graduated within the last 2 years. Members of APCDA have generously donated to partially fund this scholarship. More information is available here.
Congratulations to John O’Connor, who renewed his Credentialed Career Manager distinction. John has dedicated many hours to professional development, shared his expertise through numerous volunteer and publishing efforts, and recently earned CDI’s Certified Master Resume Writer credential. Thank you for your dedication to the careers industry, John!
Congratulations to Christopher Adelman, the latest career professional to earn his Academy Certified Resume Writer (ACRW) credential from the Resume Writing Academy. You did a great job in the program and have become a talented resume writer.
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)