You can still get the recording of ATS expert Dr. Cheryl Minnick sharing her wealth of knowledge gained from working in ATS and with hundreds of students as they submit their online applications. You’ll also get the latest on SEO and LinkedIn search techniques recruiters are using to find candidates online.
This E-Summit answered so many common questions about applicant tracking systems and LinkedIn SEO, like:
What file types (.doc, .docx, PDF) will ATS read?
What formatting enhancements (bold, italics, text boxes, tables) work in ATS?
Does the overall resume format (chronological, hybrid, functional) matter in ATS?
Do keywords count more in certain sections of the LinkedIn profile?
Will credentials after a candidate's name hurt them in a resume or on LinkedIn?
The premier conference in the careers industry is in 3 weeks! Don’t miss out on the opportunity to learn, network, and enjoy some fun in Denver. Here are a few highlights of the topics and speakers (view all the details by clicking on the links below for each day):
Coaching Day – Retrain Your Brain (Susan Whitcomb), Seismic Shifts for You & Your Clients (Elisabeth Harney Sanders-Park), Tools for the Journey (Kristin Sherry), Career Management & Social Media (Linda Van Valkenburgh), and workshops on working with executives (Beth B. Kennedy), international clients (Ruth Winden), students and recent graduates (Ellen Bartkowiak), and work-life balance (Michelle Carroll).
Business Day – Dream It & You Can Be It (Marie Zimenoff), Marketing & Business Planning (Ruth Pankratz), Brainiac Branding (Susan Whitcomb & Deb Dib), Online Business Strategy (Vaneese Johnson), Building Relationships (Don Overcash, Sandler Sales), and workshops on SEO, pre-retirement/retirement planning (Jan Melnik & Lorraine Beaman), telling your story, and more.
Special topics for career professionals from organization including marketing and engaging participation in career services, helping candidates tell their stories, and more!
Writing Day – Branding & Social Media (Loretta Peters), Packaging Portfolios with Personality (Melanie Lenci), Intensive Writing Workshops (Jan Melnik, Louise Kursmark, Marie Zimenoff, and Stephen Van Vreede), Lunch with a Recruiter, The Future of Work (Alexandra Levit and Rich Feller), and workshops on writing for social media, writing for corporate audiences (Charlotte Weeks), and round tables with the top writing experts on specialty topics like finance, executives, healthcare, and more!
Jessica Hernandez, Great Resumes Fast, Florida Sharri Harmel, Key Career Consulting, Massachusetts
CTL Associates enjoy a portfolio of benefits including invitations for various writing, coaching, and publishing opportunities; quarterly brainstorming calls with the CTL Advisory Board; savings on CTL events; publishing opportunities in the CTL Article Library; and more. NO RENEWALS EVER! A lifetime registration of $399!
CTL Associates: Be on the lookout. Emails go out to our Associates several times each month, so be sure to check them out!
Recruiting Technology: Is Gamification the Next Big Thing in Recruiting? (Fast Company) Your candidates might find that their next job application requires overcoming virtual challenges, winning points for speed and correct answers. Read this article about how a few companies have taken avoiding “bots” to a whole new level.
Social Media: How to Network on Twitter – Without Looking Like a Creep (Forbes) “If you’re mainly using Twitter to keep tabs on the Kardashians, you’re missing out on lots of opportunity.” This article will walk you through a timeline of making contact with key players in your industry.
Salary Negotiation: A New Tool Helps Tackle Tricky Salary Negotiations (Fast Company) A big data platform, Paysa, is providing market insight for employees to better prepare to negotiate for a raise or compensation package. Read about their mission to shed light on a “shadowy” aspect of the workplace.
Congratulations to Tammy Shoup on earning her Academy Certified Resume Writer (ACRW) credential from the Resume Writing Academy. You have dedicated yourself, worked hard, and grasped concepts quickly to prove yourself a “best-in-class” writer. Well done!
Kudos to Deb Welke on earning her Academy Certified Resume Writer (ACRW) credential from the Resume Writing Academy. You have demonstrated mastery of resume strategy, writing, and design to bring even more value to your clients. Great work!
Congratulations to Ashton Jeffries on earning his Academy Certified Resume Writer (ACRW) credential from the Resume Writing Academy. You have proven your commitment to learning and developing your writing to be a leading writer in the field. Kudos to you!
Congratulations to Wendi Weiner for earning her Certified Career Transition Coach credential! You have dedicated yourself to learning and expanding your services with practical tools to improve outcomes for your clients. Keep up the hard work!
Get the Recording for RWA's Last E-Summit: ATS & SEO: Navigating Alphabet Soup to Get Clients Found ATS expert Dr. Cheryl Minnick joined Marie Zimenoff in sharing straightforward, effective strategies for building resumes that are both beautiful and able to pass through applicant tracking systems (ATS)! We also share strategies for writing LinkedIn profiles that provide a punch, with search engine optimization (SEO) to show up in recruiter search and personality to keep their attention. Get the recording!
March 14, 2016: CTL Associate Quarterly Call with CTL Board (Monday, Noon ET) In this CTL Associate Call, we'll be giving you a little taste of what CTL Conference attendees will experience in setting goals and creating action plans, and we'd love to hear what works for you! The call is open to all CTL Associates. Grab a pen or your favorite note-taking app and get ready to dial in! CTL Associates ... Watch for an email from Marie Zimenoff with call-in details. 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.
March 24, 2016: Positivity for Enhanced Career Success (Thursday, Noon ET) Germaine to the process of career counseling is helping individuals, despite their circumstances, gain the clarity, resources, and strategies to make smooth transitions to their next endeavors in life. At times, it can be easy to feel disempowered, stressed and discouraged by the multitude of issues that arise. Yet, the career practitioner’s own mindset and well-being is an important aspect of the client’s journey. Drawing from the theoretical framework of Alfred Adler and other leaders in the positive psychology arena, participants who register for this webinar will learn practical tips and tools to construct their own recipe for maintaining positivity and wellness. Learn more and register here.
The careers industry is changing more rapidly now than ever! Career Thought Leaders and Resume Writing Academy are helping you stay ahead of the curve with three days of connecting, learning, and exceptional value at the Career Thought Leaders Conference March 30 to April 1, 2016, at the Curtis Hotel in downtown Denver. Learn more here.
FROM CAREER THOUGHT LEADERS (CTL) & RESUME WRITING ACADEMY (RWA)