Issue 324 | November 23, 2020

"One reason people resist change is because they focus on what they have to give up instead of what they have to gain." - Rick Godwin, American Pastor

Well.. better late than never? They say "breaking up is hard to do," and this has definitely been true as we switch email systems! Thank you for your patience and feedback as we continue navigating the wonderful world of technology.

If you have feedback or suggestions (or want to say "Hello"), I'd love to know you're reading this ... go ahead and hit Reply!

I look forward to hearing from you.

Marie Zimenoff, CEO

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  • CTL Associate News & Opportunities


    • Job Search: Job Market Permanently Changed
    • Career Confidence: Career Hauntings
    • Trends: Diversity, Mental Health, Older Workers
    • Advancement: How to Brief a Senior Exec
    • College to Careers: Career Exploration
    • Career Change: Reinvent in Uncertain Times
    • Colleagues Earn Prestigious Credential


    CTL & RWA Events

    • Trend Tuesday Live
    • Certified Personal Branding Strategy Class

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    Use code CTLRWA2020TU to get 10% off storewide until January 1, 2021!

    The results are in and your colleagues absolutely loved the new Career Jam experience! With 450+ minutes of content on the top trends in the industry, it’s an annual update for your industry intel.

    Why do your colleagues recommend Career Jam?

    #1: Inspiration (and Getting Ahead of the Trends)

    #2: Practical Strategies for Working with Clients

    #3: Relevant, Impactful Presentations

    #4: Knowing You're Delivering Best-in-Class Services

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    Welcome New CTL Associates

    • Sara Timm, DFW Resume, Texas USA

    CTL Associates, be sure to check the Associates area of the website for details on the following opportunities:

    Want to get in on these opportunities? Join as a CTL Associate today!

    Be on the Lookout: Watch for emails from CTL with invitations for various writing, coaching, media, and publishing opportunities. Emails go out to all CTL Associates several times each month, so be sure to check them out!

    Job Search: The Pandemic Has Permanently Changed the Job Market (Forbes)

    Talent and hiring have gone global and that means new opportunities and new challenges for job seekers around the world. Read this article for a few quick strategies from Career Jam speaker, Gillian Kelly.

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    Career Confidence: Everyone Has Career Hauntings – Here’s How to Identify Yours (Pure Wow)

    This article shares how career hauntings are getting in the way for many of us and how we can identify them. Teena Evert shared a few specific strategies for us to work on with clients around the issue in this podcast as well.

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    Trends: 6 Megatrends for Careers: Diversity, Older Workers, Mental Health (Video)

    This video goes through the data related to the next 3 megatrends we discussed during Career Jam: diversity, older workers, and mental health!

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    Certified Personal Branding Strategist Program

    Starts January 21, 2021
    Stand Out! Process to Differentiate You & Your Clients

    Learn More & Join

    Career Advancement: How to Brief a Senior Executive (Harvard Business Review)

    Read this article for expert tips for improved presentations, especially for our clients who might be presenting to Boards of Directors or Senior Executives. Great tips for other types of conversations, too!

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    College to Careers: Career Exploration in College (Inside Higher Ed)

    As students and soon-to-be graduates look at a challenging job market, this article offers a few strategies schools are using to improve career exploration.

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    Career Change: 5 Strategies for Reinventing Your Career in Uncertain Times (Harvard Business Review)

    If you have clients who are wondering if now is the time to make a change, this article offers insights into mindset and tips for how they can make it a reality.

    Read more

    Colleagues Earn Prestigious Credential

    Congratulations to Maike Hennig, Beverly Harvey, Birgitte Alstrom, Jill Fahlgren, Grace Thomas, Jasmine Briggs-Rogers, Diane Britchford, and Pamela Harris who earned and renewed the Certified Digital Branding Strategist credential from Career Thought Leaders. They are now leading the pack in guiding clients to create a stand-out social brand based!

    Please reply to this newsletter with your kudos, upcoming events, or latest happenings so I can share them with everyone!


    November 24, 2020 | 4:00PM-4:30PM US ET
    Trend Tuesday Live

    Join us Live every Tuesday at 4 pm ET to talk about the latest trends in career services, leadership development, and all things career. We’ll be sharing some of the insights from the latest trends white paper based on our annual Career Jam event. You’ll also get updated on the very latest in the industry and trends in job search, LinkedIn, branding, resume writing, coaching, business development, and more. RSVP to get weekly reminders.

    January 21, 2021 | 11:00AM-12:30PM US ET
    Certified Personal Brand Strategist Class

    Get the tools 1000s of coaches in 40+ countries are using to stand out in a crowded market... and guide clients to do the same. Learn the Reach Personal Branding methodology, a comprehensive, 3-step process for uncovering, communicating, and nurturing your personal brand. This methodology is the future of career management and the foundation for expanding professional and personal success. Learn more and register.

    Marie Zimenoff

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