Top Skills Articles

  • 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 exciting time, but it can also be a stressful time. And a common cause of that stress is finding a job (more help on that here) and then succeeding in that job. This is totally normal – the fact is, no education program can fully prepare...

  • Data visualization is now becoming a must-learn skill. Here's why.

    Data Visualization is a Must-Learn Skill Today. Here's Why.

    May 13, 2019

    According to LinkedIn Learning research, new graduates – defined as people six months out of college or less – disproportionately learn data visualization. While this speaks to an immediate need new graduates face, mastering this skill early will give new graduates a huge edge in the workforce. Because today, data visualization is becoming an absolute must-learn...

  • See the fastest growing skills at the Top Companies in America.

    These Are the Fastest Growing Skills at America’s Top Companies

    April 8, 2019

    Would you like to work for one of the top companies in America? A step back. This month, LinkedIn published its Top Companies list, which revealed the companies people most want to work for right now based on billions of actions from LinkedIn members. As part of its post this year, LinkedIn also included the fastest growing skills at these companies, which we’ve...

  • Are you a woman interested in being a leader? These are great courses for you.

    6 Courses That Highlight the Unique Strengths of Women...

    March 4, 2019

    March 8th is International Women’s Day – a day to celebrate women and push for a more gender-balanced world, with the theme this year...

  • See the skills companies need most in 2019.

    The Skills Companies Need Most in 2019 – And How to Learn...

    January 1, 2019

    It turns out that professionals are keenly interested in learning new skills (which makes us deliriously happy). And learning tends to...

  • Why creativity is the most important professional skill in the world.

    Why Creativity is the Most Important Skill in the World

    January 1, 2019

    Recently at LinkedIn Learning, using the power of our Economic Graph, we determined the skills companies need most. And there was a...