Advancing Your Career Articles

  • These are the most common buzzwords on LinkedIn.

    The 10 Words You Shouldn’t Use in Your LinkedIn Profile

    March 26, 2018

    What's the secret to writing a good LinkedIn profile? Simple. Don't write a bad one. And that brings us to this article. Here, we are going to tell you how not to describe yourself in your LinkedIn profile, so you don’t make a bad one. It revolves around this point – the key to having a good LinkedIn profile is to stand out, to be unique. To achieve that, by...

  • Learn from our leadership experts how to get a job, even without any experience.

    Help! How Do I Get a Job Without Any Experience?

    March 21, 2018

    Each month, leadership experts Elizabeth and Lisa Earle McLeod answer questions from followers of the LinkedIn Learning Facebook page.  Q. How can I get a job in my field without any experience? It seems like most jobs require work experience, but I can’t get work experience without a job. -Nick A The millennial catch-22. And this is true if you’re trying to...

  • It's what Sheryl Sandberg does each night to build resilience within herself.

    Doing This One Thing Each Night Will Make You More Resilient

    March 12, 2018

    Sheryl Sandberg found a nighttime routine that built up her resilience. After the unexpected death of her husband, she began writing down three things she did well that day before she went to bed. It didn’t have to be a big thing: ran a successful meeting. Listened, when her instinct was to talk. Said something kind to another. Sounds simple. But the results...

  • Jenny Blake outlines the four steps for making a smart next move in your career.

    The Biggest Mistake You Can Make Planning Your Next Career ...

    February 28, 2018

    Think back to the last time you decided it was time to change roles (some of you might be going through that right now). If you are...

  • The upfront close is a great technique when asking for a promotion or a raise.

    Want Something at Work, Like a Promotion or a Raise? Try...

    February 19, 2018

    Is there something at work you are hoping for? Perhaps a raise? A promotion? More time off? There’s a simple technique you can use...

  • Exactly what you should do if you fail at work, whether it be a screw up or an outright failure.

    What You Should Do When You Fail at Work

    January 29, 2018

    Failing at work sounds like the absolute worst thing you can do in your career. Well, it isn’t. First off, if you never fail at all,...