Paul Petrone

Posts by Paul Petrone

  • 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 workers would like to work remotely at least occasionally for the rest of their careers, reports Vox. That's quite a testimate to remote work, but as anyone who has worked remotely knows, there are some major drawbacks to working...

  • 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 Investment into LinkedIn Learning

    October 22, 2019

    In early 2019, recent graduate Gabriela Castro applied for a finance project coordinator job at Origin House in Ottawa. The problem? The job called for someone who knew Microsoft Project 365, and Castro only knew Microsoft Project 2013. So, before the interview for the position, she took a Microsoft Project 365 course on Lynda.com – which was provided to her by...

  • Learn how to increase your self-discipline with these seven strategies.

    7 Tactics That'll Make You More Self-Disciplined

    October 7, 2019

    In the late 1960s and early 1970s at Stanford University, psychologist Walter Mischel conducted a series of experiments now referred to as the “marshmallow tests.” The experiments went like this: he put a single marshmallow on a plate in front of a child. He then told the child that they could either eat the one marshmallow now, or they could wait ten minutes...

  • How to write a resume recruiters will actually read, according to a longtime recruiter.

    How to Write a Resumé That Will Actually Get a Recruiter's ...

    September 30, 2019

    A recruiter, on average, will scan a resumé in six seconds or less. If it seems like the right fit, they’ll continue reading and...

  • Manage and keep top talent

    5 Ways to Manage—and Keep!—Your Star Employees

    September 16, 2019

    Managing your best employees should be easy—they are your best people, so that means they require the least amount of work, right? Not...

  • These are the 10 things you should do in the first month of starting a new job.

    The 10 Things You Should Do In The First 30 Days of a New...

    September 2, 2019

    The first month of a new job is often a nerve-wracking experience. There are new people. New customs. Abbreviations you don’t know....