Issue 61 | August 21, 2015


CAREER TRENDS HAPPY HOUR

"You can’t reach for anything new if your hands are still full of yesterday’s junk."
- Zig Ziglar, American author, salesman, and motivational speaker


Careers Industry Entrepreneurs: An Event Just for You
The No-Brainer Way to Grow
Your Practice with LinkedIn

Thursday, September 10 – 2:00 PM EDT
Details & Registration


CAREER THOUGHT LEADERS (CTL) NEWS & EVENTS

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

RESOURCES, DATA & IMPORTANT LINKS

  • Interviewing: What to Include in an Interview Follow-Up Email
  • Market Trends: Why 6 Million Americans Would Rather Work Part Time
  • Military Transition: How to Deal with Stereotypes in Civilian Job Interviews
  • Advancement: 4 Ways to Get the Raise You Deserve
  • Leadership: Kim Jong Un Will Make You a Better Leader
  • Coaching: 7 Common Thoughts That Are Destroying Your Success
  • Resumes: The Top 10 Creative Resume Ideas

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR COLLEAGUES

  • Colleague Releases a New Book

UPCOMING TRAINING & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

  • Increasing Outcomes with Tough Clients
  • The No-Brainer Way to Grow Your Practice with LinkedIn
  • CTL Associate Quarterly Call with CTL Board
  • Resume Writing Academy (RWA) Certification Program

CAREER THOUGHT LEADERS (CTL) NEWS & EVENTS
 

UPCOMING PROGRAMS & EVENTS

The No-Brainer Way to Grow Your Practice with LinkedIn (September 10, 2015)
Join Eric Langley as he shares how to use LinkedIn to grow your career practice in this live, interactive step-by-step training. This webinar is specifically designed to help career development professionals find, connect, and communicate with people like your best clients. Register today

CTL Associate Quarterly Call with CTL Board (September 21, 2015; 12–12:45pm ET)
CTL Associates ... Watch for an email from Marie Zimenoff with call-in details. You MUST be an Associate to participate.

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. To read about all of the benefits and opportunities of becoming a CTL Associate ($399 lifetime fee), click here!

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

The Career Thought Leaders 2016 Conference (March 30 - April 1, 2016). Join Career Thought Leaders, Resume Writing Academy, and The Academies for the premier training event for professionals in the careers industry. Early registration is open and more program details will be available in the coming weeks. Details and Registration

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!

RESOURCES, DATA & IMPORTANT LINKS
 

Interviewing: What to Include in an Interview Follow-Up Email (About Careers)
This article shares tips for your clients to gain an advantage through effective follow-up after interviews, including 5 specific things they can say in the email to increase their chances of a second interview or job offer.

Market Trends: Why 6 Million Americans Would Rather Work Part Time (Bloomberg Business)
A bit of interesting data outlines which job seekers are abandoning traditional career paths by choice to work just enough hours to pay the bills or pursue a passion.

Military Transition: How to Deal with Stereotypes in Civilian Job Interviews (MilitaryTimes)
From leadership to translating experience and addressing post-traumatic stress, this article provides great tips for veterans interviewing for civilian positions.

Advancement: 4 Ways to Get the Raise You Deserve (The Muse)
If you have a client who has been vying for a raise for a while and not getting anywhere, this article is for them! These four techniques are a great way to get a manager’s attention.

Leadership: Kim Jong Un Will Make You a Better Leader (Dr. Travis Bradberry on LinkedIn)
We often look to celebrated cultural icons for leadership lessons. In this article, Dr. Bradberry shares how we can learn just as much about leadership from some of the questionable qualities of the world’s more suspect leaders.

Coaching: 7 Common Thoughts That Are Destroying Your Success (Inc.)
As coaches, we know that the only truth that matters in our client’s success is the experience of the mind, which does the perceiving, sensing, and doubting. This article shares 7 common thoughts that affect the success of our clients (and each of us!) and a few strategies for consciously reversing the negative.

Resumes: The Top 10 Creative Resume Ideas (Undercover Recruiter)
Employers will see hundreds of resumes for each position they post. If you are looking for new creative ideas to help your client get a competitive edge, this article definitely shares a few stand-out concepts.

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR COLLEAGUES
 

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

COLLEAGUE RELEASES NEW BOOK

Laura DeCarlo of Career Directors International is proud to announce the publication of Resumes for Dummies, 7th edition. The book is available on Amazon.

UPCOMING TRAINING & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
 

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

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 the immediate and long-term outcomes for clients with major employment barriers.

September 10, 2015: The No-Brainer Way to Grow Your Practice with LinkedIn
Join Eric Langley as he shares how to use LinkedIn to grow your career practice in this live, interactive step-by-step training. This webinar is specifically designed to help career development professionals find, connect, and communicate with people like your best clients.

September 21, 2015: CTL Associate Quarterly Call with CTL Board (12–12:45pm ET)
CTL Associates ... Watch for an email from Marie Zimenoff with call-in details. You MUST be an Associate to participate.

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.

For more information about CTL & RWA credentials:

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

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

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