Elizabeth and Lisa Earle McLeod

Posts by Elizabeth and Lisa Earle McLeod

  • The challenge of getting a job when you are over 50, and how to overcome it.

    The Hidden Challenge to Getting Hired When You're Over 50 – And How to Overcome It

    May 2, 2018

    Recently, we asked people on the LinkedIn Learning Facebook page the biggest challenge they were facing in their professional lives. And we got one challenge repeated over and over: how do you get a job when you are over 50-years-old? “For my husband, (his biggest challenge) is being over 50 and unable to even get an interview,” one Facebook user wrote. Another...

  • Learn from our leadership experts how to get a job, even without any experience.

    Help! How Do I Get a Job Without Any Experience?

    March 21, 2018

    Each month, leadership experts Elizabeth and Lisa Earle McLeod answer questions from followers of the LinkedIn Learning Facebook page.  Q. How can I get a job in my field without any experience? It seems like most jobs require work experience, but I can’t get work experience without a job. -Nick A The millennial catch-22. And this is true if you’re trying to...

  • Advice from our leadership experts on what you should do if your boss plays favorites.

    Ask the Experts: What Should I Do If My Boss Plays Favorites?

    February 7, 2018

    Again this month, we asked our readers the biggest work challenges they're currently facing. And we got back a truckload of responses. Here are three of the most difficult challenges mentioned (edited slightly for length and grammar), followed by our advice on how to overcome them: 1. What should I do if my boss plays favorites? Be the favorite. A lot of times...

  • Our experts Lisa and Elizabeth McLeod explain how to deal with office gossip, how to deal with a negative boss and how to deal with a boss who misses deadlines.

    Ask the Experts: How to Deal with Office Gossip (With Video)

    December 14, 2017

    Recently, we asked our followers on the LinkedIn Learning Facebook page the biggest work challenge they're currently facing. And we...

  • In our first advice column, we answer questions like when you should quit your job and how to manage day-to-day tasks with more strategic ones.

    Ask the Experts: How Do I know When to Quit my Job?

    November 2, 2017

    Editor’s Note: Welcome to our first advice column here at LinkedIn Learning, created to answer all your work-related questions. Our...

  • Managers rely a lot on their observations to evaluate their employees, although there are some fundamental flaws with that approach.

    The Mistakes Managers Make When Observing Their Employees (...

    June 23, 2017

    Managers observe their employees every day. And those anecdotal assessments determine hiring decisions, salaries, promotions and...