Issue 63 | September 4, 2015


CAREER TRENDS HAPPY HOUR

"Don’t try to keep up with the leaders. Lap them."
- Author Unknown


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

Thursday, September 10th at 2PM EDT
Details & Registration


CAREER THOUGHT LEADERS (CTL) NEWS & EVENTS

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

RESOURCES, DATA & IMPORTANT LINKS

  • Work Trends: How Technology Will Change the Way We Work
  • Job Trends: The 20 Best Paying Jobs for Women in 2015
  • Workforce Trends: Why More Employees are Going Back to Their Old Jobs
  • Hiring Trends: The Importance of Social Media
  • Interviewing: 11 Unique Interview Questions to Ask an Employer
  • Advancement: 4 “Old-Fashioned” Ways to Stay Connected to Virtual Teams
  • International Job Search: Looking for a Job Abroad? Expats Tips

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR COLLEAGUES

  • Colleague Presents Special Event
  • Industry Association Announces New Website & Magazine

UPCOMING TRAINING & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

  • Advanced Coaching Course: Communication
  • 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
  • Certified Career Management Coach Entrepreneur

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!

UPCOMING CONFERENCE APPEARANCES

The National Resume Writers' Conference 2015 (September 16-18, 2015)
Marie will be sharing writing secrets for the "hard to employ" at The NRWA conference in Charlotte, NC, on Friday, September 18. Stop by the Resume Writing Academy booth and introduce yourself!

RESOURCES, DATA & IMPORTANT LINKS

Work Trends: How Technology Will Change the Way We Work (World Economic Forum)
Predictions vary widely, of course, regarding the impact of technology. This article gives career professionals and job seekers trends to consider as we strive to stay ahead of market trends and teach our clients to do the same.

Job Trends: The 20 Best Paying Jobs for Women in 2015 (Forbes)
Women are the primary breadwinner in almost one third of dual-income households and these 20 jobs pay a median annual wage just shy of $80,000. Read more about these jobs and view the 20 jobs in pictures.

Workforce Trends: Why More Employees are Going Back to Their Old Jobs (Bloomberg Business)
Boomerang employees – workers who return to a former employer – are on the rise. If you are working with a candidate who hesitates to apply to a former employer, this is a great read on a recent trend.

Hiring Trends: The Importance of Social Media (SHRM/Ascendo Resources)
Another source of data to help explain the importance of social media to your job seekers, SHRM released this research on Tuesday showing 87% of HR professionals say a LinkedIn presence is important.

Interviewing: 11 Unique Interview Questions to Ask an Employer (The Five O’Clock Club)
Our job seekers spend much of their time planning and practicing answers to questions, but we know the importance of the questions they ask can be just as great. This article shares a few new ones for them to ask.

Advancement: 4 “Old-Fashioned” Ways to Stay Connected to Virtual Teams (The Muse)
Working virtually can be an impediment to career growth. This article shares simple strategies for maintaining relationships for success where you are and for advancing your career.

International Job Search: Looking for a Job Abroad? Expats Tips (The Wall Street Journal)
Job search is even more complicated when it is conducted in a foreign country. This article shares tips from job seekers who have succeeded in an international search, from social media strategies to recommended job sites and mindset for surviving this complex transition.

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR COLLEAGUES

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

COLLEAGUE PRESENTS SPECIAL EVENT

Congratulations to Elizabeth Craig, Internationally Certified Career and Job Transition Strategist, who will present a special University of Minnesota Alumni Event: “Proactive 5-Step Process to Make a Significant Career Transition.” This event will be held Monday, October 12, 2015, in the 3M Auditorium at Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota.

INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES NEW WEBSITE & MAGAZINE

NCDA is proud to announce the debut of their newly updated website, ncda.org, and web magazine, careerconvergence.org. With ideas collected from members over the past several years, the upgrade provides a better experience for all those NCDA serves in the field of career development. As always, the website is the face and first contact of NCDA, with the aim to remain inspiring and empowering!

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:

September 3, 2015: Advanced Coaching Course: Communication
For experienced coaches. Develop your confidence and competence in this program designed for the coach who needs to stretch and grow clients in the exploration phase of coaching sessions. 6 weeks beginning September 3rd, Tuesdays, 1-2:30pm ET. Register today!

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. Details & registration.

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. Read more here.

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 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 now.

September 29, 2015: Certified Career Management Coach Entrepreneur
For those who want to set up their own career coaching business. Understand the entire process from getting clear on what career coaching is... all the way to seeing your clients land their dream job. 15 weeks beginning September 29th (Tuesdays11am-1pm ET) or October 1st (Thursdays 3-5pm ET). Read more here.

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