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...
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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...
Elizabeth and Lisa Earle McLeod 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...
Elizabeth and Lisa Earle McLeod December 14, 2017
Recently, we asked our followers on the LinkedIn Learning Facebook page the biggest work challenge they're currently facing. And we...
Elizabeth and Lisa Earle McLeod 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...
Elizabeth and Lisa Earle McLeod June 23, 2017
Managers observe their employees every day. And those anecdotal assessments determine hiring decisions, salaries, promotions and...