Issue 60 | August 14, 2015


CAREER TRENDS HAPPY HOUR

"Become the most positive and enthusiastic person you know."
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr. American author of Life's Little Instruction Book


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

Details & Registration


CAREER THOUGHT LEADERS (CTL) NEWS & EVENTS

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

RESOURCES, DATA & IMPORTANT LINKS

  • Recruiting Trends: Can Recruiters Still Rely on LinkedIn Recommendations?
  • International: Job Search Advice for International Professionals Looking in the U.S.
  • Advancement: 13 Behaviors that Prevent You From Moving Up in Your Career
  • Interviewing Trends: Salary History Questions Contribute to Bias
  • Leadership: Questions to Ask Before You Join a Board
  • Technology: 6 Ways to Dial Up Social Media to Advance Your Career

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR COLLEAGUES

  • Colleague Earns Prestigious Credential

UPCOMING TRAINING & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

  • The Academies' CELDC P.L.U.S
  • Increasing Outcomes with Tough Clients
  • Resume Writing Academy (RWA) Certification Program

CAREER THOUGHT LEADERS (CTL) NEWS & EVENTS
 

UPCOMING PROGRAMS & EVENTS

Resume Writing Academy Certification (RWA) Program (September 25, 2015)
RWA is the first comprehensive, strategically focused resume training program, guaranteed to teach you how to write powerful and effective resumes. Whether you're a beginning resume writer who wants to learn the art of resume writing or an experienced writer who wants to move your skills from good to great, RWA is your solution! Register Today!

UPCOMING CONFERENCE APPEARANCES

The National Resume Writers' Conference 2015
Marie will be sharing writing secrets for the “hard to employ” at The NRWA conference in Charlotte, NC, in September. Stop by the Resume Writing Academy booth and introduce yourself!

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!

RESOURCES, DATA & IMPORTANT LINKS
 

Recruiting Trends: Can Recruiters Still Rely on LinkedIn Recommendations? (RecruitingTrends)
It is always interesting to get the recruiter's perspective. This article outlines what one recruiter sees as the shortcomings of the Recommendation feature, giving insights into how many recommendations are preferred and what subject matter makes them more meaningful.

International: Job Search Advice for International Professionals Looking in the U.S. (Forbes)
This article provides five strategies for international professionals looking for work in the U.S., from how to network to how to address questions before they are asked.

Advancement: 13 Behaviors that Prevent You From Moving Up in Your Career (Entrepreneur)
If you are working with clients who are looking for advancement, this is a must-read! There is a lot of talk about these behaviors from Millennials, but a professional of any age can fall into these behaviors and not realize how they impact their career growth.

Interviewing Trends: Salary History Questions Contribute to Bias (The Atlantic)
This article speaks directly to how inequality in pay may be perpetuated by one of our clients' least favorite questions. The federal government’s HR is eliminating the question. Will corporations follow their lead?

Leadership: Questions to Ask Before You Join a Board (Brian Sooy on LinkedIn)
If you or your clients are considering joining a nonprofit board, read this article first. Joining a board can be a great way to expand leadership skills and network, and knowing what you are getting into and why will set you up for success.

Technology: 6 Ways to Dial Up Social Media to Advance Your Career (Money)
We all know the importance of a strong digital presence in our clients' quest to catch the eye of internal or external hiring managers. This article provides tangible steps to upgrade their social strategy.

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 Laura Slawson, the newest Credentialed Career Manager! Laura has demonstrated her dedication to the careers industry through certification, commitment to continued education, sharing her expertise, and giving back to her local and professional community. Keep up the good work, Laura!

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:

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.

September 8, 2015: Increasing Outcomes with Tough Clients
This 6-session virtual program facilitated by thought leader and author Elisabeth Sanders-Park offers a 6-step framework, fresh perspective, and practical approaches to increase immediate and long-term outcomes for clients with major employment barriers.  Details & registration.

September 25, 2015: Resume Writing Academy (RWA) Certification Program
RWA is the first comprehensive, strategically focused resume training program, guaranteed to teach you how to write powerful and effective resumes. Whether you're a beginning resume writer who wants to learn the art of resume writing or an experienced writer who wants to move your skills from good to great, RWA is your solution.

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

2015 CALENDAR OF EVENTS

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