Issue 322 | November 4, 2020

"Dialogue is balancing advocacy with inquiry." - Author Unknown


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  • Career Transition Coach Starts Monday, Nov. 2
  • Career Jam Registration Open
  • CTL Associate News & Opportunities


    • Recruiting Trends: Jobvite Recruiter Nation Data
    • Remote Career: Climb the Ladder from Home
    • Workforce Trends: Layoff, Freezing & Hiring Projections
    • Recruiting Tech: New Virtual Interview Platform
    • Interviewing: Wow Interviewers from Afar
    • LinkedIn: Stand Out with Strengths
    • Colleagues Earn Prestigious Credentials


    CTL & RWA Events

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

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

    NOV 10 | The 6 Megatrends for 2021: Top Data You Need to Know

    Join us to get the quick download of the top data for the 6 Megatrends Impacting Careers in 2021. We’ll go through what you need to know to better serve your clients as a preview to Career Jam – getting you ready for meaningful conversations with your peers to discuss the new and the next in the industry!

    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

    • Barbara Deters, Deters Consulting, Missouri 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!

    Recruiting Trends: New Jobvite Survey Highlights Shift in Priorities for Recruiters and Job Seekers in COVID-19 Job Market (OA Online)

    This announcement highlights a few of the takeaways from Jobvite’s latest Recruiter Nation survey. We also went through a few of the key points visually in this week’s Trend Tuesday Live – click here to see the video. What stands out to you and will impact your clients?
    Read more

    Remote Career Advancement: How to Keep Climbing the Ladder While You Work from Home (New York Times)

    This article shares practical ways our clients can stay visible and advance their career while working remotely. I’m excited to hear more on this topic from Debra Benton who wrote “The Virtual Leader” during Career Jam in a few weeks!

    Read more

    Workforce Trends: Businesses Plan More Layoffs, Hiring Freezes as COVID-19 Escalates (USA Today)

    Read beyond the headline on this one to see that 9% of companies are planning layoffs and the same amount planning to restrict hiring AND 12% are planning to increase hiring through the end of the year. What industries are you seeing lay off? Hiring?

    Read more

    Career Jam: Where Experts Forecast The New & The Next

    Starts November 16, 2020
    9 Expert Presentations | Colleague Discussions

    Learn More & Join

    Recruiting Tech: Launches New Video Screening Platform (GlobeNewswire)

    This announcement shares information about a new platform joining the virtual interviewing market that offers self-service for candidates and companies as a replacement for phone screens. The use of these types of interviews is on the rise and seems to be here to stay!

    Read more

    Interviewing: Applying for a Remote Job? Here Are 4 Ways to Wow Interviewers from Afar (Forbes)

    Whether you are interviewing for a company down the street or across the globe, it is likely a video interview and digital screen. This article shares practical tips for impressing interviewers with your digital and video presence.

    Read more

    LinkedIn: How to Stand Out on LinkedIn by Highlighting Your Strengths (Career Confidante Radio)

    If your clients are wondering how they can share their unique value on LinkedIn, this is a great session to listen in as Jennifer Vancil shares tips for weaving your strengths into your profile and how you can demonstrate your strengths via your actions on LinkedIn.

    Read more

    Colleagues Earn Prestigious Credential

    Congratulations to Rachel Raymond who earned the Certified Career Transition Coach (CCTC) credential from Career Thought Leaders. You have demonstrated your commitment to coaching and expanding your knowledge with practical tools to improve outcomes for your clients. Keep up the good work!

    Kudos to Jennifer King, the latest career professional to earn her Academy Certified Resume Writer (ACRW) credential from the Resume Writing Academy. You have worked hard to perfect your writing and learn new strategies to join an elite group of global writers, while becoming an even greater asset to your clients. We are thrilled to have you in the ACRW community!

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


    November 10, 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.

    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.

    Marie Zimenoff

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