Issue 84 | February 12, 2016


CAREER TRENDS HAPPY HOUR
"Everything will change when your desire to move on exceeds your desire to hold on."
- Alan Cohen, Author of Daily Dose of Sanity



Mindset. Mastery. Momentum.

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

The careers industry is changing more rapidly now than ever! Career Thought Leaders and Resume Writing Academy are helping you stay ahead of the curve with three days of connecting, learning, and exceptional value at the Career Thought Leaders Conference March 30 to April 1, 2016, at the Curtis Hotel in downtown Denver.

Conference Question of the Week: What nationally acclaimed blogger and author will be joining us at the CTL Conference?

Chris Guillebeau, author of The $100 Startup, will be joining us live on March 30th for an early release party for his new book, Born for This! The first 100 registrants for the conference get exclusive benefits for the event, including a free advance copy of the book, priority seating, priority access to the book signing, and more!

Click here to register today.


CAREER THOUGHT LEADERS (CTL) NEWS & EVENTS

  • Upcoming Programs & Events

RESOURCES, DATA & IMPORTANT LINKS

  • Leadership: 3 Steps to Becoming a Better Leader
  • Recruiting Trends: 7 Ways to Stay on Top of Recruiting Trends in Your Industry
  • Recruiting Intelligence: The Final Generation - Recruiting Gen "Z"
  • Technology: How Recruiting Technology Will Change Hiring in 2016
  • Workforce Trends: More Hiring, Fewer Layoffs Forecast for 2016

UPCOMING TRAINING & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

  • Advanced Job Search Coaching Program
  • Certified Career Transition Coach (CCTC) Program
  • E-Summit: ATS & SEO: Navigating Alphabet Soup to Get Clients Found

CAREER THOUGHT LEADERS (CTL)
NEWS & EVENTS


UPCOMING PROGRAMS & EVENTS

CAREER THOUGHT LEADERS 2016 CONFERENCE
March 30 to April 1, 2016
The Curtis Hotel, Denver, CO

The premier conference in the careers industry is less than two months away! Don't miss out on the opportunity to learn, network, and enjoy some fun in Denver (home to the future Super Bowl Champion Denver Broncos). Here are a few highlights of the topics and speakers (view all the details by clicking on the links below for each day).

Coaching Day: Retrain Your Brain (Susan Whitcomb), Seismic Shifts for You & Your Clients (Elisabeth Harney Sanders-Park), Tools for the Journey (Kristin Sherry), Career Management & Social Media (Linda Van Valkenburgh), and workshops on working with executives (Beth B. Kennedy), international clients (Ruth Winden), students and recent graduates (Ellen Bartkowiak), and work-life balance (Michelle Carroll).

Business Day: Dream It & You Can Be It (Marie Zimenoff), Marketing & Business Planning (Ruth Pankratz), Brainiac Branding (Susan Whitcomb & Deb Dib), Online Business Strategy (Vaneese Johnson), Building Relationships (Don Overcash, Sandler Sales), and workshops on SEO, pre-retirement/retirement planning (Jan Melnik & Lorraine Beaman), telling your story, and more.

Special topics for career professionals from organizations, including marketing and engaging participation in career services, helping candidates tell their stories, and more!

Writing Day: Branding & Social Media (Loretta Peters), Packaging Portfolios with Personality (Melanie Lenci), Intensive Writing Workshops (Jan Melnik, Louise Kursmark, Marie Zimenoff, and Stephen Van Vreede), Lunch with a Recruiter, The Future of Work (Alexandra Levit and Rich Feller), and workshops on writing for social media, writing for corporate audiences (Charlotte Weeks), and round tables with the top writing experts on specialty topics like finance, executives, healthcare, and more!

Reserve your seat at the career industry's top event today!


CERTIFIED CAREER TRANSITION COACH (CCTC) PROGRAM
February 17, 2016, 12–1:30 pm 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 February 17. 
Read more here.


MASTER E-SESSION: PRICING & PACKAGING YOUR CAREER SERVICES

In case you missed it – get the recording!

Learn share strategies for packaging resume, LinkedIn, and other writing services AND career, job search, and interview coaching for careers industry business owners. You'll walk away with step-by-step tools for filling your marketing funnel, communicating your services, and closing more sales.

This E-Session is $45 for CTL Associates; $55 for non-associates and includes the 90-minute webinar and handouts packed full of tools to help you grow your confidence and your revenue!

Get the Recorded Webinar and Handouts

CTL Associates: Be on the lookout for emails from CTL with invitations for various writing, coaching, media, and publishing opportunities. Emails go out to all of our CTL Associates several times each month, so be sure to check them out! Want to get in on the opportunities? Join CTL today!

RESOURCES, DATA & IMPORTANT LINKS

Leadership: 3 Steps to Becoming a Better Leader (Fortune)
This article shares tangible ways leaders can demonstrate what this author considers the most important leadership qualities: motivation and inspiration.

Recruiting Trends: 7 Ways to Stay on Top of Recruiting Trends in Your Industry (Gild)
This article shares great ways to stay on top of trends in recruiting (and any industry). It provides suggestions for recruiting groups for us and a structure you could use with clients to help them stay up on their industry trends.

Recruiting Intelligence: The Final Generation - Recruiting Gen "Z" (ERE)
"Millennials are so yesterday." This article shares ways that companies are starting to engage Generation Z.

Technology: How Recruiting Technology Will Change Hiring in 2016 (Gild)
This article shares how technology will be used in 2016 for recruiting and how we can be ready to use this technology to our benefit.

Workforce Trends: More Hiring, Fewer Layoffs Forecast in 2016 (SHRM)
Labor market experts at Challenger, Gray & Christmas Inc. share their data and predictions for a fairly uplifting job market in 2016.

UPCOMING TRAINING & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Visit the 2016 Calendar of Events for all CTL and RWA events this year.

February 16, 2016: Advanced Job Search Coaching Program
(Tuesdays, 12–1:30 pm ET) 
Would you like to add Job Search Coaching to your coaching practice? Joan Runnheim Olson, owner of Pathways Career Success Strategies, LLC and adjunct faculty member with the Institute for Life Coach Training, will be teaching the Advanced Job Search Coaching Program. The purpose of this program is to prepare you to coach clients/students to obtain a desired job in their organization of choice. Read more here.

February 17, 2016: Certified Career Transition Coach (CCTC) Program (Wednesdays, 12–1:30 pm 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. Read more here.

March 4, 2016: E-Summit: ATS & SEO: Navigating Alphabet Soup to Get Clients Found (Friday, Noon–2:00 pm ET)
In this E-Summit, ATS expert Dr. Cheryl Minnick will join Marie Zimenoff in sharing straightforward, effective strategies for building resumes that are both beautiful and able to pass through applicant tracking systems (ATS)! We'll also share strategies for writing LinkedIn profiles that provide a punch, with search engine optimization (SEO) to show up in recruiter search and personality to keep their attention. Learn more and register. Read more here.

For information about CTL & RWA credentials:

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

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

2016 CALENDAR OF EVENTS

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.

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