Issue 174 | December 8, 2017


CAREER TRENDS HAPPY HOUR
"There is no passion to be found playing small—in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living."
– Nelson Mandela, Political Leader & Philanthropist

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CAREER THOUGHT LEADERS (CTL) NEWS & EVENTS

  • End-of-Year Sale
  • Join us for the 2018 Symposium in Madrid
  • CTL Associate News & Opportunities
  • Visit Us at These Upcoming Events

RESOURCES, DATA & IMPORTANT LINKS

  • Social Branding: How Written Content is Still Relevant on Social Media
  • Career: New Careers Advice Strategy Unveiled by UK Government
  • Productivity: Dr. Daniel Amen: How to Use Your Brain to Be a More Effective Worker
  • Networking: 7 Counterintuitive Networking Hacks You Probably Aren't Using
  • Interviewing: AI Already Reads Your Resume – Now It's Going to Interview You, Too

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR COLLEAGUES

  • Colleagues Earn Prestigious Credentials

UPCOMING TRAINING & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

CTL & RWA Events

  • Career Thought Leader Associate Call
  • CTL Conference & Professional Development Symposium

CAREER THOUGHT LEADERS (CTL)
NEWS & EVENTS

End-of-Year Sale

Get industry-leading training at the best price of the year! If you are looking for resources to build your business or get fresh ideas for your writing or coaching, this deal is for you.

Coaching
Get $40 off the popular Certified Career Transition Coach or Certified Hidden Job Market Coach programs.

Get $20 off the Coaching Master-E-Session Bundle, including Blueprint to the Hidden Job Market, Coaching for Career Advancement: Emotional Intelligence, and Coaching 101: Skills, Assessments, and more for Career and Leadership Coaches.

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Writing
Get $30 off the Resume Writing Academy E-Summit Bundle, 15+ sessions with nearly 1000 pages of samples and resources PLUS 34 hours of training, for $429 $399 (a value of $1000+). E-Summits are training sessions that dive deep into specific resume topics. Session recordings are available and include access to handouts with 30+ pages of samples for each E-Summit.

Get $100 off the industry-leading Academy Certified Resume Writer or Academy Certified Profile Writer programs or $200 off the Certification Bundle.

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Business Development
Get $40 off the Grow Your Business Bundle, including 12+ hours of sessions, materials, and insights. Topics include pricing and packaging, sales, marketing, presentation skills, storytelling, and much more!

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MAY 1 | Join Us in Madrid: 2018 Career Thought Leader Symposium

Thrive: Helping Careerists Navigate a Global, Virtual & Gig Workforce
May 1 to 3, 2018
NH Nacional
Paseo Del Prado, 48, Madrid, Spain

Career Thought Leaders and Resume Writing Academy are going abroad for three exciting days of global connecting, learning, and exceptional value.

The 2018 conference will be a true international symposium, with attendees joining from across the U.S., Europe, Australia, South America, and beyond.

Do you have an up-to-date passport? The end of the year is a great time to renew or get your passport before the rush of the new year!

Early Registration Ends December 15! Register Today.

CTL ASSOCIATE NEWS & OPPORTUNITIES

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

  • RSVP for the CTL Associate Call December 11, 2017
  • Share your expertise during an interview on The Career Confidante radio (40,000 listeners and growing!)

CTL Associates receive discounts on the Master-E-Sessions, conferences, and more! Log in and view the Associates page for details.

UPCOMING CONFERENCE APPEARANCES

CTL CEO Marie Zimenoff will present a full-day workshop for the Louisiana Career Development Association on Friday, January 26, 2018. If you're in the area, plan to attend! You can learn more and register here.

Want to get in on the 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!

RESOURCES, DATA & IMPORTANT LINKS

Social Branding: How Written Content is Still Relevant on Social Media (Business2Community)
With video and short attention spans, does what you write on social media still matter? It can; here's how and what makes it work.

Career: New Careers Advice Strategy Unveiled by UK Government (Personnel Today)
The government has promised that every school and college in England will have a dedicated careers leader in place by the start of the new year. An interesting read!

Productivity: Dr. Daniel Amen: How to Use Your Brain to Be a More Effective Worker (Forbes)
Practical advice about how you can focus more, enhance your memory, and advance your career. A fun interview with Dan Schawbel and Dr. Daniel Amen.

Hiring Trends: 7 Counterintuitive Networking Hacks You Probably Aren't Using (Fast Company)
No matter how much we read about it, networking is still painful for most people. These seven tricks will help you and your clients make building valuable professional relationships a habit!

Interviewing: AI Already Reads Your Resume – Now It's Going to Interview You, Too (New York Post)
Chatbots and other digital recruitment tools are infiltrating the hiring process quickly – with 35% of those surveyed by Robert Half saying they are incorporating them into their organization. What's next? Read on to find out.

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR COLLEAGUES

COLLEAGUES EARN PRESTIGIOUS CREDENTIALS

Congratulations to Rebecca Bosl, Candy Rasmijn Reino, and Sharleen Tromp who earned the Certified Personal Brand Strategist (CPBS) credential from Career Thought Leaders. They are now among an elite group of strategists who use the industry-leading Reach Personal Branding process to help clients extract, express, and exude their brand!

Congratulations to Dumont Owen, Julianne Franke, Denise Taylor, Xi Yu, Carole Dupre, Amy Connelly, Jean-Marc Dedeyne, Maria Houle, Nelson Emilio, Beverly Harvey, Michael Gralla, and Ryan Mickley who earned or renewed the Certified Social Branding Analyst credential from Career Thought Leaders. They now lead the pack in guiding clients to create a stand-out social brand based on the Reach Personal Branding process!

Kudos to Sheryl Nelson, the latest career professional to earn her Academy Certified Profile Writer (ACPW) credential from the Resume Writing Academy. You have dedicated yourself to writing LinkedIn and other social media profiles that stand out to add even more value for your clients. We are thrilled to have you in the growing ACPW community, Sheryl!

Please email your kudos, upcoming events, or latest happenings to me at marie@careerthoughtleaders.com so that I can share them with everyone!

For information about CTL & RWA credentials:

Academy Certified Resume Writer (ACRW)
Academy Certified Profile Writer (ACPW)
Master Resume Writer (MRW)
Credentialed Career Manager (CCM)
Certified Career Transition Coach (CCTC)
Certified Personal Brand Strategist (CPBS)
Certified Social Branding Analyst
360Reach Analyst

UPCOMING TRAINING & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Visit the 2017 Calendar of Events for all CTL and RWA events this year.

CTL & RWA EVENTS

December 11, 2017
CTL Associate Call: Your 2018 Growth Plan

In this CTL Associate Call, the CTL Board will lead a discussion about how you can plan to grow your business and career in 2018! The call is open to all CTL Associates and is a way to help you stay current, learn some new tricks, and share some of your own wealth of information. Get ready to start the new year off on the right foot!

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.

May 1-3, 2018
CTL Conference & Professional Development Symposium Goes to Spain

Mark your calendars now and start planning an international excursion ... our annual exclusive, in-person professional development opportunity (conference) is going global! Career colleagues from Europe are excited to host us in Madrid, Spain, for the 2018 Professional Development Symposium, Thrive: Helping Professionals Navigate a Global, Virtual & Gig Workforce. We'll be planning a group flight and providing a 10-pay registration option so you can spread out your expenses. Learn more here.

2017 CALENDAR OF EVENTS

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

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