Issue 194 | April 27, 2018


CAREER TRENDS HAPPY HOUR
"You don't have to get it perfect, you just have to get it going." – Jack Canfield, Co-Author of the Chicken Soup for the Soul series

Bummed You're Not Joining Us in Madrid?
Save March 25–27, 2019
for the CTL Professional Development Symposium
Watch for the Location Announcement Next Week!


CAREER THOUGHT LEADERS (CTL) NEWS & EVENTS

  • CTL Associate News & Opportunities
  • Visit Us at These Upcoming Events

RESOURCES, DATA & IMPORTANT LINKS

  • Workforce Trends: The U.S. Is Facing a Critical Skills Shortage, Reskilling Can Be Part of the Solution
  • Networking Technology: Networking Speeds Up Your Job Search. Can Blockchain Systematize It?
  • Leadership: The 12 Crucial Leadership Traits of a Growth Mindset
  • Social Branding: Recruiters Look at This More Than Your LinkedIn
  • Recruiting: How to Choose Hiring Assessments That Work for You

UPCOMING TRAINING & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

CTL & RWA Events

  • CTL Associate Quarterly Call with CTL Board
  • Certified Personal Brand Strategist Class

CAREER THOUGHT LEADERS (CTL)
NEWS & EVENTS

CTL ASSOCIATE NEWS & OPPORTUNITIES

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

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

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!

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 11:20 am. 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!

RESOURCES, DATA & IMPORTANT LINKS

Workforce Trends: The U.S. Is Facing a Critical Skills Shortage, Reskilling Can Be Part of the Solution (LinkedIn Blog)
What are the most in-demand skills and what jobs do they fit into? This article answers those critical skill gap questions and more.

Networking Technology: Networking Speeds Up Your Job Search. Can Blockchain Systematize It? (Coin Announcer)
The CEO of beBee will be talking at the CTL symposium in Madrid about their recent partnership with a blockchain company. This is definitely a technology to keep an eye on as it infiltrates career management and job search.

Leadership: The 12 Crucial Leadership Traits of a Growth Mindset (Forbes)
The growth mindset is a hot topic in leadership today – a critical leadership skill for a business world in constant change. This article provides actionable tips for demonstrating a growth mindset every day.

Social Branding: Recruiters Look at This More Than Your LinkedIn (Fast Company)
We know that our clients' LinkedIn profiles are crucial … but what about all their other social media activity? Turns out it may be more important to recruiters than they think! A great share for your clients and an opportunity to more holistically help them manage their social brand.

Recruiting: How to Choose Hiring Assessments That Work for You (SHRM)
Do your clients ever wonder what a company is trying to determine from the hiring assessments they use? This article provides some insight into the new trends in hiring assessments that can help them understand the motives behind the process.

UPCOMING TRAINING & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

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

CTL & RWA EVENTS

June 11, 2018 | 12-1PM ET
CTL Associate Quarterly Call with CTL Board: Coaching Best Practices

In this CTL Associate Call, our CTL Board will be leading a discussion about best practices for coaching clients who are in career transition, looking to advance their career, working to improve their leadership skills, and beyond.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. 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.

August 23, 2018 | 11AM-12PM 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.

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

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