Issue 57 | July 24, 2015


CAREER TRENDS HAPPY HOUR

"Do something today that your future self will thank you for."
- Author Unknown


There’s nothing like seeing you in person...
The Career Thought Leaders Conference is Back!

March 30 – April 1, 2016 (No Fooling!)
The Curtis Hotel, Denver, CO

Mark Your Calendars to Join Us
Registration will Open August 1


CAREER THOUGHT LEADERS (CTL) NEWS & EVENTS

  • Upcoming Programs & Events
  • Visit Us at These Upcoming Events

RESOURCES, DATA & IMPORTANT LINKS

  • Interviewing: 3 Things You MUST Do During A Skype Interview
  • Video: 5 Insider Tips for Getting Noticed on LinkedIn
  • LinkedIn: LinkedIn Recommendations Written By a Free Language Generator
  • Social Media: 21 Time-Saving Pinterest Tools for Businesses and Marketers
  • Job Search: 10 Email Templates You’ll Need During Job Search
  • Leadership: 5 Traits to Be a Leader of the Future
  • Resume Writing Competition Opportunity

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR COLLEAGUES

  • Colleague Earns Prestigious Credential

UPCOMING TRAINING & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

  • The Academies' Certified Executive and Leadership Development Coach Program (CELDC)
  • Certified Transition Interview Coach (CTIC)
  • The Academies' CELDC P.L.U.S

CAREER THOUGHT LEADERS (CTL) NEWS & EVENTS
 

UPCOMING PROGRAMS & EVENTS

Career Industry Writers’ Summer Camp
Do you miss those days of taking time during the summer to learn new skills, rejuvenate your spirit, and meet new friends? The Resume Writing Academy is bringing them back for careers industry writers!

Here are a few ways you can join the fun!

  • Join us in our new LinkedIn group, Master Resume Writers, to share, learn, and connect with fellow writers. Tune in to this group daily for articles, tips, resources, and more.
  • Accelerate your learning by taking advantage of our E-Summit bundle, where you can get 16 resume and LinkedIn writing E-Summits for $429.
  • Rejuvenate your resources for clients with a 50% discount on a bundle of Pass-Along Materials on LinkedIn from Resume Writers’ Digest.

UPCOMING CONFERENCE APPEARANCES

Alumni Career Services Network Conference
Stop by and see us at the Alumni Career Services Network summer conference in Philadelphia from July 26–28, 2015! CTL and RWA will be exhibitors and I will be speaking about career management for career professional on Tuesday, July 28.

RESOURCES, DATA & IMPORTANT LINKS
 

Interviewing: 3 Things You MUST Do During A Skype Interview (Careerealism)
This article shares three amusing stories your job seekers can read for a laugh and a reminder of the keys to successful Skype interviews.

Video: 5 Insider Tips for Getting Noticed on LinkedIn (Business Insider)
Donna Serdula offers five tips for getting noticed on LinkedIn, including optimizing keywords, what to put in the profile, and how to stay top-of-mind.

LinkedIn: LinkedIn Recommendations Written By a Free Language Generator (AvidCareerist)
Building on one of the top tips from the video above, this article shares how “Hal” (a free, online language generator) can help you and your clients write LinkedIn recommendations!

Social Media: 21 Time-Saving Pinterest Tools for Businesses and Marketers (BufferSocial)
If you’ve been thinking about adding Pinterest to your social media strategy, or your job seekers are using it, this article is a must read! Find out what the best time-saving tools are for pinning, analyzing, and image building.

Job Search: 10 Email Templates You’ll Need During Job Search (The Muse)
Scripts are some of the most powerful tools we can provide to our job seekers. This article shares fill-in-the-blank emails you can use to help your job seekers open doors through networking, following up on applications, thank you notes, and much more.

Leadership: 5 Traits to Be a Leader of the Future (Inc.)
As the business world changes, so do the qualities that leaders need to be great. This article shares 5 traits that will help you and your clients put innovation at the forefront to keep up with technology evolution and provide their organizations with a competitive edge.

Resume Writing Competition Opportunity: The National Resume Writers’ Association (The NRWA) has announced a new competition for resume writers: Recognizing Outstanding Achievement in Resumes (ROAR). The competition closes on August 14.

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR COLLEAGUES
 

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

COLLEAGUE EARNS PRESTIGIOUS CREDENTIAL

Congratulations to Jan Melnik who renewed her Master Resume Writer credential. Jan writes so beautifully and has an amazing way of communicating a client's strengths! Her dedication to continued professional development is a credit to the industry. Congratulations again, Jan!

For more information about CTL & RWA credentials:

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

CTL Associates: Emails go out to all of our CTL Associates several times each month, so be sure to check them out! You'll receive invitations for various writing, coaching, media, and publishing opportunities.

We also 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 lisa@careerthoughtleaders.com.

Get in on these opportunities by becoming a CTL Associate today!

UPCOMING TRAINING & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
 

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

August 12, 2015: Certified Executive and Leadership Development Coach Program (CELDC)
For those who work with executives and leaders, this 12-week program will equip you to coach them in areas that will benefit them and their teams. Plus, this niche proves over and over to be the most lucrative market for coaches. Begins Wednesday, August 12, 4-6pm ET. Read more here.

August 13, 2015: Certified Transition Interview Coach (CTIC)
Join your colleagues for 6 weeks of training specifically developed for those who coach clients in preparing for interviews. The program provides processes, tools, and strategies for working with job seekers from diverse backgrounds, including military transition, ex-offenders, new graduates, and entry- to mid-level professionals. The next group class starts Thursday, August 13th, at Noon Eastern.

August 20, 2015: The Academies' CELDC P.L.U.S
Learn to expand the client’s perspective and ability to think, feel, and act with greater clarity, certainty, and confidence by exposing the uniqueness of their creativity, vision, and strengths.

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

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