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WELCOME NEW CTL ASSOCIATES
Welcome to our newest CTL Associates:
Mashaal Ahmed, DC Career Coach Ronda Ansted, Be the Change Career Consulting Katherine (Kit) Kammer, Kammer & Associates, Inc. Matthew Liptak, Resume by Recruiter, LLC
CTL Library: We invite you to contribute your articles to the CTL Library which is reserved exclusively for CTL Associates. To have your article published, submit it to Lisa Oliver at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Be on the Lookout: Watch for emails from CTL with invitations for various writing, coaching, media, and publishing opportunities. Emails go out to all of our CTL Associates several times each month, so be sure to check them out!
National Career Development Association Global Conference When the National Career Development Association comes to Denver in June, we’ll be there, too! CTL will be an exhibitor and Marie will be speaking about branding on July 1 at 10:20 am. CTL board member Michelle Carroll will also be speaking on July 1 at 1:00 pm and on July 2 at 8:30 am.
THE LATEST CAREER & EMPLOYMENT INFOGRAPHICS & VIDEOS
How to Source Top Talent on LinkedIn (Under Cover Recruiter) We know LinkedIn is a go-to resource for recruiters, but how exactly do they go about doing this? This article shares the latest on recruiter tactics for searching on LinkedIn that you can use to better guide your clients in using it for their search.
The Ultimate Guide to LinkedIn Etiquette Are you following the unwritten rules of LinkedIn? This article shares 20 guidelines to direct your activity, including daily dos and don’ts, posting frequency, group posts, and more!
How to Write the Perfect LinkedIn Summary First impressions have gone digital and LinkedIn is the showcase of your career and marketing your experience. This article by William Arruda walks your or your clients through writing a great Summary.
Making Difficult Conversations Look Effortless Whether it’s dealing with clients or helping clients have these conversations at work, this article provides a simple process for having those difficult talks. You’ll learn a few tricks for not alienating the other person and how to listen even if you don’t like what you hear.
Networking Intelligently in an Over-connected World If you are using social media to network, or coaching your clients to do so, this article is for you. The interview provides great sound bites for shifting our networking focus to navigate the noise in an over-connected world to find purpose and meaning.
Why Texting is the New Email in the Hiring Process During the CTL Conference, Gerry Crispin hinted at the declining use of email by recruiters. This article provides some data around the switch and how recruiters are using mobile/texting throughout the process with candidates.
Rethink the Questions You’re Asking in an Interview The questions your clients ask in an interview can be setting them apart or helping them blend in to the crowd. This article provides a few great suggestions for questions that will help them stand out while getting the information they need to make the right decision.
Tips for Longtime Employees Testing the Job Market Professionals who have been at the same job many years tend to underestimate their accomplishments and can actually experience the same issues as “job hoppers” in today’s market. This article provides tips for those job seekers to communicate their experience and show they are ready to learn.
How to Boost Salary throughout Your Career This is a great article for those of you working with millennials with tips for helping them avoid salary stagnation and maximize their earnings throughout their careers.
Manage Change in a Hyper-Changing World One of the most desired leadership traits, the ability manage change, requires a leader to understand that change itself has changed. This article walks through some of the more significant trends in management to teach leaders how to navigate today’s world of accelerated change and relentless competition.
Congratulations to Nancy McDonald for earning your Academy Certified Resume Writer (ACRW) credential from the Resume Writing Academy. You did stellar work in the program and have taken your writing to a new level. Kudos to you, Nancy!
Chris Bardwell also deserves a big congratulations! She has demonstrated the necessary competencies and experience in Career Management to earn Career Management Fellow (CMF) certification from the Institute of Career Certification International.
AWARDS & MEDIA COVERAGE
Congratulations to all our colleagues recently recognized by the Maryland Career Development Association. The awards included:
Maryland New Directions' Career Focus Program - Organization Award
Mrs. Michelle Carroll - Outstanding Career Professional Award
Mr. Mark Thorn - Corporate Sponsor Award
Mr. Niel Carey - Lifetime Achievement Award
Mr. Bruce Wahlgren - President's Award
Mrs. Maria Schaffer - Diversity Award
All were well-deserved and we are honored to recognize their selfless service and dedication to the career development field.
Kudos to John O’Connor, Louise Kursmark, and Melanie Lenci who were mentioned in a Forbes article following the CTL Conference. Thanks to Nancy Collamer and Wendy Enelow for getting the word out! If you missed it, you can read the article here.
May 21, 2015: Resume Writing Academy Certification (RWA) Program. RWA is the first comprehensive, strategically focused resume training program, guaranteed to teach you how to write powerful and effective resumes. Whether you're a beginning resume writer who wants to learn the art of resume writing or an experienced writer who wants to move your skills from good to great, RWA is your solution! Read more and register.
June 26, 2015:E-Summit: Writing Powerful LinkedIn Profiles.There’s no doubt that LinkedIn dominates today’s job search landscape. As such, it’s critically important that we stay abreast of constant changes that impact how we write great LinkedIn profiles so our clients are found by the right people for the right opportunities! For the live or recorded E-Summit and 30+ pages of handouts, including samples and resources, sign up here.
CAREER THOUGHT LEADERS (CTL) & RESUME WRITING ACADEMY (RWA)