Top Skills Articles

  • Entry-level jobs that pay $70,000 include data scientist, software engineers, security engineers and UX designers.

    4 Entry-Level Jobs That Pay $70,000 a Year (And How to Get Them)

    July 19, 2017

    Choosing a career or changing careers is a big decision. What should I do? What career has the highest chance of success? How realistic is it for me to get a job in that field? To help, we identified four entry-level jobs that pay at least $70,000 a year. All of these jobs have ample career opportunity as they are in fields that are growing, not shrinking. And,...

  • The skills needed to win Game of Thrones aren't much different than the skills needed to win in business.

    The Skills You Need to Win Game of Thrones (And How to Learn Them)

    July 17, 2017

    Game of Thrones is like no other scripted show in the history of television. First off, it’s one of the most expensive shows in history, costing $100 million for just 10 episodes for Season 6. And it’s also one of the most popular, drawing 23 million people per episode and becoming a culture phenomenon, despite being on HBO behind a paywall. But it’s also the...

  • The skills you need to get hired at companies like Disney, Tesla, Google and more.

    The SPECIFIC Skills That Can Help you Land That Dream Job in 2017

    June 2, 2017

    Following up on our list of the #LinkedInTopCompanies people want to work for, my colleague Maya Pope-Chappell wrote about the skills that hiring managers at these companies are looking for. This list is helpful, but it's also generic. Sure, tech companies are looking to hire people with Web Programming or Java Development skills, but can we get more specific...