Tech Tips Articles

  • The best programming languages for data scientists to know are Python, R, Java and SQL.

    If You Want to Be a Data Scientist, Learn These Programming Languages

    June 29, 2017

    There’s no better field to get into right now than data science. Our research shows data scientists are the most in-demand professionals in the world. And the average data scientist in the United States today earns $114,000 a year. But how do you get into it? What are the programming languages you should learn first to become a data scientist? The short answer...

  • If you want to get into coding, a good language to start with is Python.

    Want to Be a Developer? Learn These Programming Languages First

    June 22, 2017

    If you are in the process of picking your career or thinking of switching careers, there are few options more lucrative than web developer. Our research shows web developers are among the most in-demand professionals in the world and the average American software engineer makes $95,000 a year. Clearly, it’s a smart financial decision to learn how to code. But...

  • Eighteen of the top 20 skills the world's top companies are looking for are related to data science.

    Want to Work at One of the Top Companies in America? Focus on This Skillset

    May 24, 2017

    In 2012, the Harvard Business Review declared data scientists as the “sexiest” job of the 21st century, meaning data scientists are the most sought-after professionals on the market. Well, there’s a lot of truth to that. We at LinkedIn analyzed the skills the top companies in America are looking for. Eighteen of the top 20 – 90 percent! – of the skills top...

  • This video teaches you how to avoid phishing scams.

    The One Video Every Professional Should Watch (Seriously)

    May 19, 2017

    On May 12th, the WannaCry ransomware attack hit the world, reaching more than 230,000 computers across 150 countries in a week. The...

  • How IT help desk workers should deal with a chatty customer, a confrontational customer, an angry customer, a timid customer or a sad customer.

    The 4 Customers That Drive IT Pros Crazy – And How to Deal ...

    May 4, 2017

    Anyone who has ever worked at an IT help desk knows that soft skills often trump hard skills. Yes, you need to know how to fix the...

  • IT pros themselves say they are weak in security, the cloud and VoIP.

    The Skills IT Pros Need Help With The Most (And How to...

    April 20, 2017

    Where’s the skill gap in IT? In other words, what are the critical skills IT pros are weakest at? To find out, we at LinkedIn...