Top Skills Articles

  • See a list of the most common jobs among recent college graduates – and how to get them.

    The Most Popular Jobs for New Graduates – And The Skills You Need to Get Them

    May 14, 2018

    It’s May. And that means thousands of people across the country have just achieved something truly worth celebrating: they’ve graduated college. Congratulations! But, once the caps are flown off and the diplomas passed out, reality hits: it’s time to get a job. And hopefully a good-paying one – the average student today graduates with $37,172 in student loan...

  • See the single biggest skill gap in America today – communication.

    The Skill American Companies Need Most Right Now – And How to Learn It

    April 26, 2018

    The biggest skill gap in America today isn’t cloud computing or data science or some other tip-of-the-spear technological skill. No, what’s lacking most among the United States workplace today is the exact opposite of that. According to new LinkedIn data, the biggest unfulfilled need of American businesses right now are people who can communicate and connect...

  • See the industries women leaders are flocking to, as well as the skills they are mastering.

    The Most Common Skills Among Women Leaders (And How to Learn Them)

    March 6, 2018

    On March 8th, we’ll celebrate International Women’s Day. And while it’s a day to honor women across the world, it’s also serves as a stark reminder of the gender divide that still persists in today’s workplace. Yes, there’s been some progress over the past 40 years, but not as much was what’s required. In the past 10 years, the percentage of female leaders has...

  • See the most sought-after, most viewed jobs on LinkedIn, like producer for Ellen DeGenerous.

    The Most Popular Jobs on LinkedIn - And How to Get Them

    February 22, 2018

    People really want to work for Tesla. Or for the Royal Caribbean cruise line. Or, for Ellen DeGeneres. Or at least that’s what the...

  • See where and what the class of 2017-18 is up to, as well as how much they make.

    The Most Common Jobs For US College Graduates – And How to ...

    January 31, 2018

    Amazon is taking over the world. Or, at least, the young American workforce. This past year, Amazon hired twice as many recent U.S....

  • Here are the day-to-day lives of people who have the skills companies need the most.

    What It’s Really Like to Have One of the 3 Skills Companies...

    January 8, 2018

    At the start of the year, we announced the skills companies need most in 2018, aka the most valuable skills you can learn. But there’s...