Advancing Your Career Articles

  • Women Leaders in Tech Share a Roadmap to the Top of Tech

    5 Ways to Break In and Rise to The Top of Tech: From Women Engineers

    October 7, 2019

    Women make up over half of the US workforce, but hold only 26% of computing roles—a statistic that continues to decline. We at LinkedIn Learning are actively trying to change this and so can you.  If we stay the current course, we will not be able to keep up with the demand to innovate, or worse, we may build the wrong products.  The tech community has the...

  • 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 Attention

    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 potentially hand it off to the hiring manager – which means you have a chance to get the job. If they don’t see a fit in those six seconds, your resumé will likely end up at the bottom of the pile—making your chances at the job nearly...

  • 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 Job

    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. And, the whole time you are wondering if you are making a good impression, if you are doing the right things and if your boss really likes you. Well, we are here to help. In her LinkedIn Learning course What to Do in the First 90...

  • To be seen as a leader at work, you need to embody these qualities.

    If You Have These 6 Traits, People Will See You as a Leader...

    August 12, 2019

    You don’t need to be in management to be a leader within the organization. There are many ways to demonstrate leadership and potential...

  • These are relatively simple things that'll boost your reputation at your work.

    6 Things That’ll Improve Your Reputation at Work

    July 15, 2019

    What do people really think of you at work? I don’t know about you, but just thinking about that question makes me feel a little...

  • Speaking to yourself in the third-person can boost your confidence at work. Paul has tired and and Paul know it works.

    The (Seemingly Ridiculous) Brain Hack That'll Boost Your...

    June 24, 2019

    How would you like to be more confident? To have the belief in yourself that you can close that big deal, take on that big project and...