• There's a right way to let an employee go, and it comes down to less being more.

    The Right Way to Fire an Employee

    September 22, 2017

    Firing someone. It’s one of the worst experiences in the business world. For most managers, it’s the last thing they want to do, and obviously not much fun for the employee. But here’s the reality: sometimes, firing someone is absolutely the right thing to do for the organization, your team and even the employee. If a situation isn’t working out and there’s no...

  • Python is the fastest growing programming language in the world, thanks mostly to data science.

    The Fastest Growing Programming Language in the World Is...

    September 21, 2017

    In the Florida Everglades, a non-indigenous species has taken over – pythons. These snakes have wiped out entire ecosystems in southern Florida, to the point authorities there held a “Python Challenge” where willing citizens were encouraged to kill as many of the constrictors as they could. The world of software engineering is experiencing a similar phenomenon (...

  • When starting a new job, the most important thing is to be humble.

    5 Things You Should Do When Starting a New Job

    September 20, 2017

    Starting a new job is exciting at first. Then, invariably, a few days pass and you start thinking things like – what should I do? Am I doing a good job? Should I bother my boss with a stupid question? How do I use the printer? It’s okay, that’s totally normal. There’s almost always a sense of awkwardness when starting a job. So long as you follow a few...

  • Our new courses this week cover everything from IT infrastructure to management training to leadership.

    The 37 New Skills You Can Now Learn at LinkedIn Learning

    September 19, 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...

  • Advice for managing high-potential employees, including common challenges to managing high-potential employees.

    How to Manage Young, Talented, Ambitious People

    September 18, 2017

    High-potential employees – employees who are generally young, talented and ambitious – are key to building your organization long-term...

  • Arvato purchased Lynda.com, an eLearning provider, and masterfully made it part of their culture. Here's their Philippines branch with the learning trophy.

    How This Company Masterfully Ingrained eLearning into their...

    September 15, 2017

    When it comes to rolling out an eLearning solution, there are few better examples to follow than Arvato’s. Three years ago, Arvato – a...