Issue 183 | February 9, 2018


CAREER TRENDS HAPPY HOUR
"Life is not about how fast you run or how high you climb, but how well you bounce."
– Tigger, The House at Pooh Corner

CTL Professional Development Symposium
3-Pay Payment Option Ends February 28

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CAREER THOUGHT LEADERS (CTL) NEWS & EVENTS

  • Join us for the 2018 Professional Development Symposium in Madrid
  • CTL Associate News & Opportunities
  • Visit Us at These Upcoming Events

RESOURCES, DATA & IMPORTANT LINKS

  • Interviewing: Four Smart Ways to Dodge Dumb Job Interview Questions
  • Networking: Your Network is Your Net Worth: 5 Lessons on Building Stronger Networks
  • Leadership: 5 Things Every Millennial Needs to Know About Becoming a Leader
  • Career: Steve Jobs's Advice on the Only 4 Times You Should Say 'No' is Brilliant
  • LinkedIn: LinkedIn Aims to Reconnect Carers & Stay-at-Home Parents with Their Careers

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR COLLEAGUES

  • Colleagues Earn & Renew Prestigious Credentials

UPCOMING TRAINING & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

CTL & RWA Events

  • Certified Personal Brand Strategist Class
  • CTL Conference & Professional Development Symposium

CAREER THOUGHT LEADERS (CTL)
NEWS & EVENTS

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.

The 3-pay registration option will close February 28, 2018. Learn more and register today!

For those traveling from the U.S., we've put together a group flight so you can enjoy the company of your career colleagues as you travel.

We've had one cancellation, so you could join 19 of your colleagues on the group flight!!

We will also be coordinating ground transportation for the group to the hotel.

Flight Information

  • Saturday, 4/28: JFK to Madrid, Delta #410; Depart 7:35 pm, arrive Madrid 9:15 am
  • Saturday, 5/05: Madrid to JFK, Delta #210; Depart 10:20 am, arrive JFK 12:33 pm

Pricing & Payment Information

Current price including all taxes and fees $637.46. The taxes could change.

Email marie@careerthoughtleaders.com if you are interested.

CTL ASSOCIATE NEWS & OPPORTUNITIES

Welcome New CTL Associates

Lorraine Rise, WorkSmart Career Counseling, Washington, DC

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

  • 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 at the Asia Pacific Career Development Association Conference in Beijing, China, May 15–19, 2018. Her presentation, "Be Influential, Indispensable, and Incredibly Happy at Work: The Power of Branding!" will be on Wednesday, May 16, 2018, at 5:20 pm. More details.

CTL Board Member Susan Chritton and Marie Zimenoff will present "How to Write a Bio that Connects" at the NCDA Conference in Phoenix, AZ, June 21–23, 2018. The session will be in the first group of Presentation Series, Thursday, June 21 from 3:50 to 5:00 pm. We look forward to seeing you there!

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

Interviewing: Four Smart Ways to Dodge Dumb Job Interview Questions (Fast Company)
A great read with tips on what to do if you are faced with an inexperienced or unprepared interviewer or if the conversation is going in a direction that doesn't add value for either party.

Networking: Your Network is Your Net Worth: 5 Lessons on Building Stronger Networks (Entrepreneur)
We know relationships are at the heart of every success. This article shares practical tips on how you can build relationships that help you overcome any challenge.

Leadership: 5 Things Every Millennial Needs to Know About Becoming a Leader (Inc.)
These tips on growing your confidence as a leader from Simon Sinek are relevant to leaders of all ages!

Career: Steve Jobs's Advice on the Only 4 Times You Should Say 'No' is Brilliant (Inc.)
The idea of focus has been a popular topic lately, and this article shares a few novel tips for being more adaptive and productive.

LinkedIn: LinkedIn Aims to Reconnect Carers & Stay-at-Home Parents With Their Careers (Irish Tech News)
LinkedIn is at it again, piloting a new program – Returnin – in Dublin. The internal program is aimed at helping caregivers return to work, and will hopefully blaze a path for other companies to follow!

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR COLLEAGUES

COLLEAGUES EARN & RENEW PRESTIGIOUS CREDENTIAL

Congratulations to Tammy Shoup who earned the Certified Hidden Job Market Coach credential from Career Thought Leaders. She is among a growing group of coaches who've created more structured processes for job seekers to achieve their goals even faster!

Congratulations to Marvin Adams who renewed his Credentialed Career Manager. He has demonstrated dedication to the careers industry through certification, commitment to continued education, sharing his expertise, and giving back to his local and professional community. Keep up the good work, Marvin!

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 2018 Calendar of Events for all CTL and RWA events this year.

CTL & RWA EVENTS

February 13, 2018, 11 am ET
Certified Personal Brand Strategist Class

Learn the Reach Personal Branding methodology a comprehensive, three-step process for uncovering, communicating, and nurturing your personal brand. Developed by William Arruda and proven with thousands of clients and participants, this methodology is the future of career management and essential to expanding professional and personal success. You will earn 3 certifications: 360Reach Certified Analyst, Certified Personal Brand Strategist, and Social Branding Certified Analyst. Learn more and register.

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.

2018 CALENDAR OF EVENTS

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