Issue 74 | November 20, 2015


CAREER TRENDS HAPPY HOUR
"One thorn of experience is worth a whole wilderness of warning."
- James Russell Lowell, 20th Century American poet, critic, and diplomat

Resume E-Summit
Writing & Understanding Technology & Engineering Resumes
Friday, December 11 | Noon Eastern
Tech and engineering resumes can be some of the most challenging to write. Learn how to tackle them with a confident mindset!
Register Today


CAREER THOUGHT LEADERS (CTL) NEWS & EVENTS

  • Upcoming Programs & Events

RESOURCES, DATA & IMPORTANT LINKS

  • Video: LinkedIn CEO Shares One Question Vital to Career Success
  • Early Career: 4 Career Lessons Everyone Should Learn by 30
  • Interviewing: 11 Ways to Ruin a Job Interview
  • Advancement: 4 Ways to Bounce Back From a Work Rut
  • Communication: The Top 10 Worst Communication Mistakes You Can Make
  • Leadership: 5 Ways to Show You're Ready for More Responsibility at Work
  • Job Market: Pay by Industry: The Best and The Worst

UPCOMING TRAINING & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

  • Increasing Employment Outcomes with Tough Clients
  • Resume E-Summit: Writing & Understanding Technology & Engineering Resumes
  • CTL Associate Quarterly Call with CTL Board: The Now & The New in Technology

CAREER THOUGHT LEADERS (CTL) NEWS & EVENTS

UPCOMING PROGRAMS & EVENTS

WRITING & UNDERSTANDING TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING RESUMES

Presenters: Ruth Pankratz & Marie Zimenoff
December 11, 12 noon to 2 pm Eastern

Don't let technical resumes scare you! You don't have to be a genius to help technology and engineering gurus write an effective resume.

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, these professions have strong potential for growth, creating opportunities for writers and their clients. From the entry-level network engineer or database administrator to a CIO, this E-Summit will provide strategies every resume writer can use to give this technical group of professionals a competitive edge.

As always, with our E-Summits, the handouts include sample resumes from a wide variety of roles and levels, resources, and tools to build your confidence in constructing effective technical resumes.

E-Summits are Easy to Attend - Live or Recorded

LIVE WEBCAST: Friday, December 11, 2015, 12 noon to 2 p.m. US Eastern time.

RECORDING: MP3 audio recording - listen anytime you want and as often as you want.

Registration: $69.00 (includes webcast, all samples and handouts, and recording).

After you register, you'll receive 3 emails:

  • Copy of your order
  • Webinar details with link to the Resume E-Summit
  • Receipt (if paid by credit card)

DETAILS & REGISTRATION


CAREER THOUGHT LEADERS CONFERENCE

March 30 - April 1, 2016
The Curtis Hotel, Denver, CO

Career Thought Leaders and Resume Writing Academy have partnered with The
Academies to bring careers industry professionals three days of connecting, learning, and exceptional value.

Mindset. Get ready to challenge your own beliefs, hear hiring manager perspectives, and walk away with new approaches for improving client mindset. The program focuses on sharing insights in the now, the new, and the next in our industry, while providing practical tools for career practitioners to use today. 

Mastery. Coaching, resume/profile writing, and business development will be our focus for the three days. Content will edify attendees from across the industry: career professionals who coach, counsel, consult, and write, whether in a private practice/business or within a college, corporation, nonprofit, or government agency.

Momentum. Your focus is moving your business, your career, and your client’s career forward. Join us to get the inspiration, connections, ideas, and affirmation you need to take them all to the next level.

The event will take place at the Curtis Hotel in downtown Denver, Colorado. Rooms will be available at The Curtis for a discounted rate of $155+ per night.

DETAILS & REGISTRATION

RESOURCES, DATA & IMPORTANT LINKS

Video: LinkedIn CEO Shares One Question Vital to Career Success (Business Insider)
In this interview with Oprah Winfrey, LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner shares one question people never asks themselves and the power it can have in creating momentum for their career. This is a great resource for our clients who are starting to consider what 2016 will hold for their careers.

Early Career: 4 Career Lessons Everyone Should Learn by 30 (Forbes)
If you working with younger professionals, this is a great read providing examples of common mistakes and strategies for handling them. Perhaps it will help your clients avoid some of these mistakes!

Interviewing: 11 Ways to Ruin a Job Interview (Independent)
Although we might consider some of these tips as obvious, they are great reminders for our clients on the simple ways they can improve their interviewing results.

Advancement: 4 Ways to Bounce Back From a Work Rut (The Muse)
Whether you or your client lack motivation, feel unproductive, or are just in a funk at work, this article offers four actions to get you back on track.

Communication: The Top 10 Worst Communication Mistakes You Can Make (Inc.)
"Communication is what builds relationships and careers." As career professionals, we know this to be true! This article helps identify the mistakes in communication that can get in the way of career success.

Leadership: 5 Ways to Show You're Ready for More Responsibility at Work (Careerealism)
If your clients are feeling like the "grunt worker" around the office, here are five great tips for getting the visibility they need to take a step up in their career.

Job Market: Pay by Industry: The Best and the Worst (Recruiting Trends)
A new report from CareerBuilder and Economic Modeling Specialists Intl. (EMSI) shows which industries have experienced the biggest increases and declines in post-recession wage growth. Recruiting Trends summarizes it nicely for us!

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 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.

December 11, 2015: Resume E-Summit - Writing & Understanding Technology & Engineering Resumes
Don't let technical resumes scare you! You don't have to be a genius to help technology and engineering gurus write an effective resume. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, these professions have strong potential for growth, creating opportunities for writers and their clients. From the entry-level network engineer or database administrator to a CIO, this E-Summit will provide strategies every resume writer can use to give this technical group of professionals a competitive edge. Attend live or listen to the recording.

December 14, 2015: CTL Associate Quarterly Call with CTL Board: The Now & The New in Technology
CTL Associates ... Watch for an email with call-in details. You MUST be an Associate to participate. To read about all of the benefits and opportunities of becoming a CTL Associate ($399 lifetime fee), click here.

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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