Top Skills Articles

  • 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 bit of a surprise at the very top of the list: creativity. Technically, creativity is the second-most in-demand skill in the world, with cloud computing at the top. But cloud computing is a hard skill, which means it applies to only...

  • See the most up-and-coming jobs in the world, along with courses to get them.

    The 5 Most Up-and-Coming Jobs in the World – And How to Get Them

    December 17, 2018

    A few years ago, if you told someone you were a “blockchain developer,” they might think you made jewelry. That’s different today, as blockchain developers are now one of the hot jobs in tech. And that’s why it’s the embodiment of an up-and-coming job – i.e. a job that has gone from “never heard of it” to “got to have it” in just the past few years. So what are...

  • 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 ...

    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,...

  • 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...

    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...

  • 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...