Issue 76 | December 11, 2015


CAREER TRENDS HAPPY HOUR
"The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance; the wise grows it under his feet."
- James Oppenheim, American poet, novelist, and editor

E-SUMMIT:
MASTER TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING RESUMES & LINKEDIN PROFILES

Presenters: Ruth Pankratz & Marie Zimenoff

TODAY: December 11, 12 noon to 2 pm Eastern
(Or listen to the recording any time)
DETAILS & REGISTRATION


Mindset. Mastery. Momentum.
March 30 to April 1, 2016
Denver, CO - The Curtis Hotel


If you haven't looked recently, the lineup for three days of learning, networking, and fun is almost complete!

There were a few other topics we know you'd love to hear about, so we're putting together some special events throughout the year next year.

The first will be a Pricing & Packaging webinar. In this webinar, we'll share strategies for packaging resume, LinkedIn, and other writing services AND career, job search, and interview coaching for our careers industry business owners.

If you register for the CTL conference by December 31, 2015, you get this webinar as your free gift!

View the agendas for sessions covering coaching, business development (with a track for those from organizations), and writing (resumes, LinkedIn profiles, and more!).

Early registration ends January 15, 2016! Reserve your seat today.


CAREER THOUGHT LEADERS (CTL) NEWS & EVENTS

  • Upcoming Programs & Events
  • Congratulations to Our Colleagues

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR COLLEAGUES

  • Colleagues Earn Prestigious Credentials

RESOURCES, DATA & IMPORTANT LINKS

  • Technology: How Mobile Apps Are Transforming The Job Search
  • Scam Alert: When A Job Offer Is A Scam
  • Job Market: Tesla Goes On Hiring Spree
  • Recruiter Perspective: Internal Mobility Programs
  • Job Search: Networking No-No's: The Wrong Way To Go About Building Connections
  • Workplace: 5 Simple Daily Habits That Lead To Ultimate Success

UPCOMING TRAINING & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

  • CTL Associate Quarterly Call with CTL Board: The Now & The New in Technology

CAREER THOUGHT LEADERS (CTL) NEWS & EVENTS

UPCOMING PROGRAMS & EVENTS

RESUME E-SUMMIT: WRITING & UNDERSTANDING TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING RESUMES

December 11, 12 noon to 2 pm Eastern

From the entry-level network engineer, database administrator, and engineering technician, to the CIO and engineering manager, this E-Summit will provide strategies every resume writer can use to give technical professionals a competitive edge.

As always with our E-Summits, the handouts include 70+ pages of sample resumes and LinkedIn profiles 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 pm US Eastern time
RECORDING: MP3 audio recording - listen any time you want and as often as you want

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

Details & Registration

CAREER THOUGHT LEADERS 2016 CONFERENCE

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

CTL and the Resume Writing Academy are excited to bring careers industry professionals three days of connecting, learning, and exceptional value!

View the agendas for sessions covering coaching, business development (with a track for those from organizations), and writing (resumes, LinkedIn profiles, and more!).

Early registration ends January 15, 2016! Reserve your seat today.

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!

VOTE FOR THE 2016 RESUME E-SUMMIT TOPICS

Use the link below to vote on the next four topics you'd like to see covered in our 2016 E-Summits!

2016 Resume E-Summit Topic Poll

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR COLLEAGUES

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

COLLEAGUES EARN PRESTIGIOUS CREDENTIALS

Congratulations to Laura Slawson, the newest Credentialed Career Manager! Wendi has demonstrated her dedication to the careers industry through certification, commitment to continued education, sharing her expertise, and giving back to her local and professional community. Keep up the good work, Laura!

Congratulations to Tim Windhof for earning his Certified Resume Development Coach designation! Tim has shown dedication to assisting clients in building resumes that overcome challenging work history. Kudos to you, Tim!

A big congratulations to Julie Roberts  who has earned the Certified Career Transition Coach credential! Julie has proven her dedication to finding more and better ways to serve her clients in changing careers that honor their experience and meet their goals. Great work, Julie!

We'd love to share your good news! Please send any announcements you'd like included in the CTL Career Happy Hour to Marie at marie@careerthoughtleaders.com.

For information about CTL & RWA credentials:

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

RESOURCES, DATA & IMPORTANT LINKS

Technology: How Mobile Apps Are Transforming The Job Search (TechCrunch)
We know that most job seekers are using their phones to job search. The recruiting and HR world is starting to catch up! This article shares a few new technologies employers are slowly incorporating into the hiring process.

Scam Alert: When A Job Offer Is A Scam (Forbes)
It can often be challenging to identify a scam until it's too late. This article shares a few stories that can help you and your clients know what to look for and steer clear of these bad situations.

Job Market: Tesla Goes On Hiring Spree (Bloomberg)
From retail to engineers and executives, Tesla is looking to hire 1600+ employees. If you are working with clients (who aren't afraid of a little risk) any where in the world, they might want to check out if there are opportunities for them!

Recruiter Perspective: Internal Mobility Programs - Are Employers Missing a Major Recruiting Opportunity? (Recruiting Trends)
If you are working with leaders in organizations or people looking to advance, this is a great article for them. The conversation around more internal mobility and development is one to watch!

Job Search: Networking No-No's: The Wrong Way To Go About Building Connections (The Seattle Times)
If your clients are networking this holiday season, here are a few tips for them to avoid small choices that can add up to big mistakes.

Workplace: 5 Simple Daily Habits That Lead To Ultimate Success (Beamery)
As we look towards the new year, it is always on our minds to improve our effectiveness, work-life balance, and health. This article provides practical food-for-thought as we make our New Year's resolutions.

UPCOMING TRAINING & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Visit the 2015/2016 Calendar of Events for all CTL and RWA events this year. Here's what's coming up:

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.

VOTE FOR THE 2016 RESUME E-SUMMIT TOPICS

Use the link below to vote on the next four topics you'd like to see covered in our 2016 E-Summits!

2016 Resume E-Summit Topic Poll

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

2015/2016 CALENDAR OF EVENTS

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