Issue 323 | November 12, 2020

"Follow your heart. Purpose will reveal itself to you only while walking your own path." - Brendon Burchard, New York Times best-selling author


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  • CTL Associate News & Opportunities


    • Veteran Job Search: Resource Compilation
    • 2021 Trends: The Big 3
    • LinkedIn: 10 Ways to Boost Outreach
    • Resumes: Visual Resumes Get Attention
    • Workplace Trends: 5 Most Valuable Skills
    • Long-term Unemployment: Prevent or Circumvent
    • Colleagues Earn Prestigious Credential


    CTL & RWA Events

    • Career Jam: Where Experts Forecast The New & The Next
    • Trend Tuesday Live

    Did you miss an issue of Career Trends Happy Hour?
    Read all past editions online!

    NOV 16-20 | Career Jam: Where Experts Forecast The New & The Next

    We’ve announced the 6 Megatrends and the schedule and new layout for Career Jam: Where Experts Forecast The New & The Next, which will run from November 16–20, 2020.

    Immerse yourself in your choice out of three 90-minute deep-dive programs each day with experts on the industry’s most relevant subjects. You can choose which sessions to attend live to join the discussion and get the recording of every session with the presentation and discussion recap.


    Welcome New CTL Associates

    • Marlis Bruns, Stevenson and Bruns, California 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!

    Veteran Job Search: Resource Compilation for Veterans (LinkedIn)

    Check the comments on this LinkedIn post for a wealth of resources for your military transition clients and all veterans in the workplace (as well as for those who are hiring veterans). If you have resources to share, please do so in the comments!
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    Trends: The Big 3: Emerging Jobs, Remote Work & Virtual Job Search (Video)

    This video goes through the data related to the top 3 megatrends we’ll be discussing during Career Jam next week – emerging technology and jobs, remote work, and virtual job search! Join us next week to hear about the next 3. 

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    LinkedIn: 10 Ways to Use LinkedIn’s New Tools to Boost Your Outreach (Forbes)

    These 10 tools might take a bit more time, but if you or your clients are looking to cut through the noise on a busier-than-ever LinkedIn, these just might do the trick.

    Read more

    Career Jam: Where Experts Forecast The New & The Next

    Starts November 16, 2020
    9 Expert Presentations | Colleague Discussions

    Learn More & Join

    Resumes:  A Visual Resume May Be the Trick to Getting Noticed by Recruiters (Business Insider)

    With insights from Hannah Morgan, this article goes through the when, why, and how of visual resumes to help you and your clients decide if it is the right choice. If you want more instruction, Hannah and I did an in-depth session on infographic resumes this summer.

    Read more

    Workplace Trends: These Are the 5 Most Valuable Skills to Learn Right Now (CNBC)

    This author and I agree on the power of learning futuristic thinking! Read this article for skills we all can continue working on to be more agile with our careers in the age of uncertainty.

    Read more

    Long-term Unemployment: Proactive Steps to Prevent or Circumvent the Problems of 2021 (Career Confidante Radio)

    Looking ahead at 2021. I like to focus on the opportunities. And the trends also tell us that there are potential potholes proactive strategies might help us avoid – from long-term unemployment to resume gaps and graduating into a tight 2021 market. Listen in for strategies your clients can use to start creating a better 2021 today!

    Read more

    Colleagues Earn Prestigious Credential

    Congratulations to Kymberli Speight, Lynda Grossman, Teena Evert, Catherine Claeys, Kristine Pierce, Susan Chritton, Tiffany Hardy, Anne Kretz, and Silvia Herráez 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 digital brand!

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


    November 16-20, 2020 | Various Times
    Career Jam: Where Experts Forecast The New & The Next

    Check out the new flexible schedule for this unique event focused on learning, sharing, and predicting the strategies career service providers need to know. If you love to be on top of the trends and thrive on collaborating with other industry professionals about what strategies are working now and what might be coming next, learn more and register.

    November 17, 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.

    Marie Zimenoff

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