Issue 72 | November 6, 2015


CAREER TRENDS HAPPY HOUR
"Ideas have a short shelf life. You must act on them before the expiration date."
- John Maxwell, American Author and Speaker

Career Jam: Where Experts Forecast The New& The Next
(Formerly Career Brainstorming Day)

November 13, 2105 | 11:30AM Local Time
Events are filling up!
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CAREER THOUGHT LEADERS (CTL) NEWS & EVENTS

  • Upcoming Programs & Events

RESOURCES, DATA & IMPORTANT LINKS

  • Networking by Numbers: My Unconsciously Biased Address Book
  • Business Building: How to Use LinkedIn Publishing for Free Thought Leadership & PR
  • LinkedIn Networking: Don’t Connect with Everyone on LinkedIn
  • Legal Perspective: Who Owns the LinkedIn Account – Employer or Employee?
  • Recruitment: Why Talent Solutions is the Most Valuable Division for LinkedIn
  • Job Search: Why I’m Making My Job Search a Social Campaign

UPCOMING TRAINING & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

  • The Workplace Excellence Series Certification Event
  • Career Jam: Where Experts Forecast The New & The Next
  • Increasing Employment Outcomes with Tough Clients

CAREER THOUGHT LEADERS (CTL) NEWS & EVENTS

UPCOMING PROGRAMS & EVENTS

CAREER JAM: WHERE EXPERTS FORECAST THE NEW & THE NEXT

In-person events (11:30 AM - 3:30 PM Local Time): Boston, Chicago, DC Metro, London, New Orleans, and Stamford (see website for exact locations)

Virtual events (11:30 AM - 2:30 PM Local Time): Europe (Paris Time), North America – Pacific, North America – Eastern

Register Today! In-person events are limited to 12 registrations and virtual events to 15 registrations for maximum participation.

WHAT: Learn from and share with professionals across the industry while building your network! A facilitator will guide each group of career colleagues through a discussion outline while encouraging dynamic conversations on a variety of career, job search, employment, and professional development topics.

WHY: Learn, get published, be a trendsetter. Career Thought Leaders will take all the ideas shared and publish them in a white paper recognizing the contributions of all Career Jam participants and distribute it to:

  • Thousands of Career Professionals Worldwide (10K+)
  • Colleges/Universities in the US, Canada, Europe, Asia & Australia
  • Military Installations, Government Agencies & Workforce Development Centers
  • Broadcast, Online & Print Media
  • Social Media Outlets & PR Channels
  • Job Seekers

Download the 2014 white paper to read the findings from last year's event.

WHEN: The event starts at 11:30 AM local time (for in-person events) or 11:30 AM in the time zone you select for virtual events.

HOW: Register
Registration is $109 for in-person events and $89 for virtual events with discounts for CTL Associates.

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!

RESOURCES, DATA & IMPORTANT LINKS

Networking by Numbers: My Unconsciously Biased Address Book (Rick Klau on LinkedIn)
Does your address book have bias? This article talks specifically about gender bias while sharing a few great analytical tools for you to identify and avoid creating an overly homogeneous network.

Business Building: How to Use LinkedIn Publishing for Free Thought Leadership & PR (Forbes)
LinkedIn publishing can be a powerful tool for building a brand of thought leadership. This article outlines several practical tips for making it successful.

LinkedIn Networking: Don’t Connect with Everyone on LinkedIn (USA Today)
We know LinkedIn is critical to our client’s long-term career success (and our own!). Here is an article you can share with your clients to provide another perspective on why careful connection is critical.

Legal Perspective: Who Owns the LinkedIn Account – Employer or Employee? (New Hampshire Union Leader)
If you have clients who are wondering what their company’s influence might be on the future of their LinkedIn account, this is an article for them! The cases referenced in the article are definitely eye opening.

Recruitment: Why Talent Solutions is the Most Valuable Division for LinkedIn (Forbes)
This article shares powerful reasons why job search is now a campaign and how social media channels play a role in a successful campaign. My favorite: "Opportunity Doesn’t Knock, You Have to Seek it Out.”

Job Search: Why I’m Making My Job Search a Social Campaign (Tara Hunt on LinkedIn)
Taking the step up to management is exciting and offers new challenges, especially for star performers. This article outlines those challenges and the three human motivators that new managers must understand to be successful.

UPCOMING TRAINING & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

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

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!

November 13, 2015: Career Jam: Where Experts Forecast the New & the Next (Global Locations & Virtual Events)
Global Career Brainstorming Day is back for its 6th year with a new name, more resources for attendees, and the same great peer-to-peer conversations and learning. Be part of the thought leadership group forecasting the new and the next in the careers industry, get published in our annual white paper, and learn and share with your peers at this one-of-a-kind event. #CareerJam Click here to learn more!

November 30, 2015: Increasing Employment 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 barriers.

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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