Advancing Your Career Articles

  • See the areas professionals want help in the most.

    The Areas Professionals Want Help In the Most

    September 17, 2018

    What are the areas professionals would really love some help in? Well, when you ask them, rarely will they say a “hard” skill like mastering Excel or grasping AWS. Instead, it’s almost always a “soft” skill, like “how to be more confident on the phone” or “how to be a better leader” or “how to be assertive, without being confrontational.” Or so, that’s what the...

  • See the skills you need to learn to thrive in the age of AI.

    The Age of AI is Here. Here's How to Thrive In It.

    September 17, 2018

    You know all those articles predicting of a time when artificial intelligence will take over the world, forever changing it? Well, those days are no longer theoretical. New LinkedIn data shows we are in the midsts of the age of AI – and we are indeed seeing massive change because of it. A few data points: AI skills are among the fastest-growing skills on...

  • These LinkedIn Learning online courses will help you get promoted to a better job.

    7 Online Courses That'll Help You Get Promoted

    August 13, 2018

    Most employees would love to be promoted. And why not – a promotion usually means your organization appreciates your work, you get more influence and, if we are being honest, it means more money. But how do you get promoted? It isn’t just enough to do your job well, although that’s where it starts. You also need to prove to your organization that you have the...

  • 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...

    July 23, 2018

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

  • The mistakes people make asking for a promotion – and what you should do instead.

    6 Mistakes People Make When Asking for a Promotion – And...

    June 4, 2018

    Most of us would love to be promoted. And many of us believe we have done enough to warrant a promotion. So, why haven’t you been...

  • See advice for new graduates just starting their careers.

    7 Enduring Pieces of Professional Advice for New Graduates

    May 18, 2018

    Graduating college is one of the great accomplishments of your life. It means a lifetime of education has paid off, in the form of a...