Paul Petrone

Posts by Paul Petrone

  • Here are the day-to-day lives of people who have the skills companies need the most.

    What It’s Really Like to Have One of the 3 Skills Companies Need the Most

    January 8, 2018

    At the start of the year, we announced the skills companies need most in 2018, aka the most valuable skills you can learn. But there’s more to a job than just knowing it’s highly sought after. There’s also the day-to-day experience to consider – what characteristics are needed to excel in that role? Why is it so in demand? And what specific skills are trending...

  • Here are five troubling statistics from the World Economic Forum's Gender Gap Report.

    5 Troubling Stats About Gender Equality in the Workplace

    January 4, 2018

    It’s hard to believe, but 100 years ago in the United States, women didn’t even have the right to vote. And, while we’ve made great strides over the past century, we still have a long way to go. That was proven again by the World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap Report. The report – which leveraged LinkedIn data – showed that while some progress has been made,...

  • These are proven strategies for actually accomplishing your New Year's resolutions.

    3 Proven Strategies for Actually Accomplishing Your New Year’s Resolutions

    January 3, 2018

    Have you ever actually accomplished one of your New Year’s resolutions? I haven't. In fact, I don’t think I’ve ever made it past January. Maybe you are in the same boat. Well, then I say let's make 2018 different. Dorie Clark, in her LinkedIn Learning course on holding yourself accountable, outlined three simple, proven strategies for actually accomplishing your...

  • These are the skills companies need most in 2018. You can learn them for free on LinkedIn Learning.

    The Skills Companies Need Most in 2018 – And The Courses to...

    January 2, 2018

    Whenever there is change, there is opportunity. With report after report showing the world of work changing faster than ever today, it...

  • These are the most common career-related New Year's resolutions for your career, with playbooks on how to accomplish them.

    How to Crush Your New Year's Resolutions for Your Career

    January 1, 2018

    Supposedly, only 8 percent of people keep their New Year’s resolutions, according to the Huffington Post. That’s caused people to give...

  • These are our most popular blog posts of the year on The Learning Blog.

    Our 10 Most Popular Blogs of the Year

    December 22, 2017

    I have a big announcement for you. Try not to get emotional. This is the last blog post of the year for The Learning Blog. I know, it’...