Advancing Your Career Articles

  • free yourself from a micromanager

    Free Yourself from a Micromanager with These 5 Strategies

    December 9, 2019

    Working with micromanagers can be soul-crushing. When they’re constantly checking in or hovering, they make it difficult to get things done efficiently and chip away at your confidence. These kind of bosses may think they’re being helpful. But if you’re reading this, chances are they’re not acting in a way that motivates you to get things done. “You can't change...

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

    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...

  • 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....

  • 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...