Paul Petrone

Posts by Paul Petrone

  • These are toxic words a leader or manager should never say.

    7 Toxic Words to Avoid As a Leader

    November 18, 2019

    Words exchanged between colleagues can land very differently than a conversation between a manager and a direct report.  The words a manager uses really, really matter. Even something said in jest or in the moment can stick with an employee for a long time. In Todd Dewett's course Management Tips Weekly, he pinpoints the seven toxic words leaders should avoid...

  • Here are the three of the most common job interview questions – and the best way to answer them.

    3 of the Most Common Job Interview Questions – And How to Answer Them

    November 11, 2019

    Going on a job interview is stressful. All your hard work, all your years of experience and it feels like getting the job comes down to 45 minutes with the prospective manager. Well, we want to help by literally giving you the answers to the test. In her LinkedIn Learning course on the topic, Harvard Director of Career Services Valerie Sutton highlighted the 11...

  • Learn how to best work with difficult colleagues at work, specifically  the procrastinator, the negative colleague and the outright aggressive colleague.

    3 Difficult Colleagues to Work With – And How to Best Work With Them

    October 8, 2018

    We all spend a lot of time each week with our colleagues, and, well, some of them aren't so easy to work with. What's the secret to dealing with them? In his LinkedIn Learning course appropriately named Dealing with Difficult People, Instructor Chris Croft gives an in-depth overview of how to best work with difficult colleagues. We picked three of the most...

  • Find out why this person spends 90mins per week learning

    This Professional Spends 90 Minutes a Week Learning. Here’s...

    October 15, 2019

    In 2017, Gabriela Castro immigrated from Brazil to Canada to attend the Algonquin College of Applied Arts and Technology.   At that...

  • Some big challenges work-from-home employees face is isolation, a feeling of being forgotten and giving and taking feedback.

    The Challenges of Working Remotely, And How to Overcome Them

    October 14, 2019

    More people are working remotely than ever. Nearly two-thirds of the workforce works from home at least sometimes and 99% of remote...

  • See how Ontario and LinkedIn Learning  are working together to drive student outcomes.

    4.7M Videos and Counting. A Look at Ontario’s Province-Wide...

    October 22, 2019

    In early 2019, recent graduate Gabriela Castro applied for a finance project coordinator job at Origin House in Ottawa. The problem?...