Top Skills Articles

  • How To Make Your meeting Ultra Productive

    Not All Meetings Are Equal. Here’s How To Make Yours Ultra Productive

    March 2, 2020

    Why do so many meetings suck? It turns out that, despite humans’ natural gifts for collaboration, we have some systemic bad habits when it comes to gathering for work purposes.  The good news is we do have it in us to make meetings ultra productive.  The bad news is, every meeting minute we waste is more expensive than we think. Last year, a study by a...

  • Persuasive People Do These 5 Things

    Persuasive People Do These 5 Things. Do you?

    February 17, 2020

    Regardless of your role or career stage, persuasion is one of the top skills companies need most from employees in 2020, according to recent LinkedIn Learning data. But being persuasive is not the same as being manipulative.  Someone who is manipulative focuses solely on what’s good for them. It’s a one-sided transaction. On the flip side, persuasion means that...

  • EQ Is the Skill You Need in 2020—Here’s How to Improve It

    EQ Is the Skill You Need in 2020—Here’s How to Improve It

    February 3, 2020

    Emotional intelligence is one of the most in-demand skills in 2020. That means people with emotional intelligence, also known as EQ, are getting hired and promoted at a faster rate than others, according to data recently surfaced from LinkedIn’s network of over 660+ million professionals and 20+ million jobs.  So, what is emotional intelligence and why is it so...

  • creativity as a top skill

    4 Easy Ways to Tap Into the Most In-Demand Soft Skill in...

    January 20, 2020

    Whatever your goals are for 2020—to take on a bigger project, start a job, lead a team—learning creativity can help you stand out for...

  • The Skills Companies Need Most in 2020 And How to Learn Them

    The Skills Companies Need Most in 2020—And How to Learn Them

    January 13, 2020

    What skills does the workforce value most? At LinkedIn Learning, we surfaced timely data from our network of over 660+ million...

  • See the skills new college graduates are learning the most – data visualization.

    The Skills New Grads Are Learning the Most

    May 9, 2019

    Perhaps the single biggest moment in any professional’s career is the transition from college to the working world. This is an...