Issue 68 | October 9, 2015


CAREER TRENDS HAPPY HOUR

"In the game of life, it is wise to refrain from keeping score."
- Author Unknown


Featured Event for Those Working with
Adults in Transition
Certified Career Transition Coach Training

Taught by Marie Zimenoff

Learn and gather resources for helping experienced professionals transition into a career that meets their needs while capitalizing on their existing experience. This focused training provides tools for guiding clients through career change when traditional assessments are too costly for the organization and/or leave a large gap between “ideal” career and the realities of life.
Classes start next Thursday, October 15!


RESOURCES, DATA & IMPORTANT LINKS

  • Interviewing: Perfect Your Interview Follow-Up to Build Relationships & Influence Hiring Managers
  • Market Trends: Most Desirable Jobs May Not Be Best for Candidates
  • Infographic: All the Productivity Tips You Need in 9 Infographics
  • Video: Stephen Colbert Takes the Myers-Briggs Personality Test
  • Career Change: 4 Ways to Help You Make a Tough Career Decision
  • For Business Owners: Why You Should Drop the Client Who Demands You Drop Your Fee

INDUSTRY OPPORTUNITIES

  • Call for Programs: Asia Pacific Career Development Association
  • First ICF Philippines International Coaching Summit
  • Avoid the Certification Panic with Training

UPCOMING TRAINING & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

  • Advanced Course: Learning & Results
  • Certified Career Transition Coach (CCTC) Program
  • Certified Brain-Based Success Coach (CBBSC) Program
  • Certified MBA Career Coach Program
  • Career Coaching for Government Employees
  • Certified Job Search Strategist (CJSS) Program
  • Yellow Brick Path Certified Career Management Coach
  • The Workplace Excellence Series Certification Event

RESOURCES, DATA & IMPORTANT LINKS

Interviewing: Perfect Your Interview Follow-Up to Build Relationships & Influence Hiring Managers (The Five O’clock Club)
These article offers tips your clients can use to “move the needle” when a company sits down to decide if they are the right person for the job with effective strategies for interview follow-up.

Market Trends: Most Desirable Jobs May Not Be Best for Candidates (Recruiting Trends)
Did your clients go after one of these “overrated” jobs for the high salary potential and glamour, only to realize the trade-offs of long hours, high pressure, and stiff competition? Read this article for an interesting take on the most “overrated” and “underrated” jobs.

Infographic: All the Productivity Tips You Need in 9 Infographics (Lifehack)
You’ve read all the time management articles, but this one gives you visuals! Plus, it provides tips and tricks for being “super-productive,” something we all strive to be.

Video: Stephen Colbert Takes the Myers-Briggs Personality Test (SplitSider)
If you use assessments and haven’t viewed this yet, grab your coffee or wine and settle in for a laugh and a reminder of a client’s perspective of the assessment process. Will the MBTI help him discover the “real” Stephen Colbert as part of his “Who Am Me?” segment? You’ll have to watch to find out!

Career Change: 4 Ways to Help You Make a Tough Career Decision (Next Avenue)
This article provides four online tools to help clients make tough career decisions when asking questions, research, and talking just aren’t doing the trick. Thank you to Sharon Wiatt Jones for sharing this great article.

For Business Owners: Why You Should Drop the Client Who Demands You Drop Your Fee (Entrepreneur)
Whether you are new in business or have been at it for years, many of us find ourselves tempted to negotiate with that client who insists on a discount. This articles explains the dangers of offering a price break. Thank you to new CTL Associate Wendi Weiner for sharing this resource.

INDUSTRY OPPORTUNITIES

Call for Programs: Asia Pacific Career Development Association
Hear Dr. Y Barry Chung, Dr. Shuh-Ren Jin, and Dr. Spencer Niles at one event May 18–22: The 2016 APCDA Conference in Taipei. Download the event flyer or the call for programs flyer to learn more.

First ICF Philippines International Coaching Summit
Join your coaching colleagues for the biggest international coaching and leadership event in South East Asia in Manila. November 6, 2015. Learn more here.

Training Offers Answer for the Certification Panic
Are you a new resume writer looking for resources to prepare for resume writing certifications? Before you spend countless hours reading that Gregg Reference Manual, check out the training from the Resume Writing Academy – from a free introductory class to a Master Class with samples and strategies, to a comprehensive training program that teaches grammar, strategy, and provides feedback on writing projects ... all leading to a certification and taking the guesswork out of preparing for other resume writing certifications!

For more information about CTL & RWA credentials:

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

CTL Associates receive special discounts on programs like these. To read about all of the benefits and opportunities of becoming a CTL Associate ($399 lifetime fee), click here!

UPCOMING TRAINING & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

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

October 13, 2015: Advanced Coaching Course: Learning & Results (Tuesdays 2–3:30pm ET)
For experienced coaches: Develop your confidence and competence in this program designed for the coach who needs to stretch and grow clients in the action and accountability phases of coaching sessions. 6 weeks beginning October 13th. Read more here.

October 15, 2015: Certified Career Transition Coach (CCTC) Program (Thursdays 12–1:30pm ET)
For those who work with adults making challenging career transitions. This program will provide tools for guiding a client through career change when traditional assessments leave a large gap between ideal and real. Get the tools you need to help clients determine a path that capitalizes on their existing experience. 6 weeks beginning October 15. Register today.

October 20, 2015: Certified Brain-Based Success Coach (CBBSC) Program (Tuesdays 11-12:30pm ET)
For those whose client's are stuck, stalled or unhappy with their progress: It may all be in their brains! Learn how to work with clients to build new neuropathways toward work/life success in this ground-breaking program. 15 weeks beginning October 20. Read more here.

October 23, 2015: Certified MBA Career Coach Program (Fridays 10-12:00pm ET)
For those who support MBA professionals: Learn how to support those who need to prioritize their career goals in the midst of challenging academic schedules. You'll understand how to move them from confusion to clarity, confidence and commitment. 12 weeks beginning October 23. Read more here.

October 27, 2015: Career Coaching for Government Employees (12–1:00pm ET)
If you work for a government entity, your career development needs differ from those in the private sector. Join us for a special members-only, Ask-a-Coach webcast with career coach Michelle Carroll. Michelle will answer common questions that she hears from government employees, as well as queries posed by you during this interactive webcast. Click here to learn more!

October 27, 2015: Certified Job Search Strategist (CJSS) Program (Tuesdays 4-6:00pm ET)
For those who want to support clients in an effective, targeted job search: You'll walk away with 40 steps to a savvy job search, as well as keywords for resumes and interviews that hiring managers are looking for. 12 weeks beginning October 27. Read more here.

November 5–7, 2015: Yellow Brick Path Certified Career Management Coach (Dallas, TX)
Based on the growing importance of career issues in today’s professional coaching engagement, Coach Academy International has partnered with Yellow Brick Path Career Management Coaching & Consulting to create a cutting edge, power-packed training program for practicing coaches, HR professionals, and career specialists such as outplacement counselors, college advisors, recruiters, and resume writers. For more information, contact Paula Asinof CCM, MCD, MBA (Wharton) at pasinof@asinof.com or (214) 526-8690 or Mina Brown PCC, BCC, MBA (Vanderbilt) at minabrown@coachacademyinterational.comor (972) 733-9963.

November 7 & 8, 2015: The Workplace Excellence Series Certification Event (Chicago, IL)
The Workplace Excellence Series is designed to help job seekers and incumbent workers develop and deliver the not-so-soft skills employers demand today. Use it within your organization to shorten job search time, improve employee performance, and help individuals increase their career and company's success. Grow your bottom line by generating income as you offer job seeker and incumbent worker training. Click here to learn more!

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

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