• These tips will make you a better communicator right away, particularly if you are a manager.

    3 Things You Can Do Right Now to Communicate Better

    October 16, 2017

    Managing comes down to relationships. And relationships come down to communication. And yet, how many of us take a course on communication? It’s the most important skill any manager has to learn, and yet we have comparatively little formal education on it. The solution to that is if you, as a manager, haven’t taken a communication course yet, you should. But, in...

  • Here's the right attitude you should have when interviewing a candidate.

    Most People – You Included – Are Bad At Interviewing. Here's How to Fix It.

    October 13, 2017

    Hiring is arguably the most important part to building a winning team – an organization is only as strong as the talent of the people who work there. And a big part of hiring is interviewing. That said, I’ll let you in on a secret: humans are really, really bad interviewers. And, on top of that, all of us think we are really good interviewers. For proof, look no...

  • Mary Ellen Bowman got a great job in tech right out of college by simply cold calling NASA.

    How This Developer Got a Job for NASA – Right Out of College

    October 12, 2017

    Mary Ellen Bowman’s senior year in college was a bit bumpy. It started off great – she got a job offer in November and accepted, ready to start in the spring, after graduation. And then, a week before her graduation, her employer called and told her some deflating news: the salary they offered her would be half of what they agreed upon. “I couldn't take that,”...

  • These seven things will prevent you from being promoted.

    7 Things That Will Prevent You From Getting Promoted

    October 11, 2017

    Not all employees want to be promoted. That’s fine ­– if you are happy with the job you have, you shouldn’t feel obligated to advance...

  • The new courses this week at LinkedIn Learning and Lynda.com cover everything from management training to IT infrastructure.

    The 41 New Skills You Can Now Learn at LinkedIn Learning

    October 10, 2017

    Each week presents a new opportunity for you and your team to learn the skills necessary to take on the next big challenge. And, at...

  • Brene Brown gave an amazing speech at Talent Connect on being vulnerable.

    Why Being Vulnerable at Work Can Be Your Biggest Advantage,...

    October 9, 2017

    Brené Brown—research professor, bestselling author, and star of one of the most popular TED Talks of all time—was in an awkward spot....