Week of Learning Articles

  • Johnny Crespo, a former marine, thanks LinkedIn Learning for getting him his job.

    From Marine to Designer (Thanks to #AlwaysBeLearning)

    October 30, 2016

    When Johnny Crespo left the Marines in 2006 after two tours of duty in Iraq, he thought the transition would be no big deal. He was wrong. “It seemed to be an okay transition at first, a bit to my demise later,” Crespo said in an interview with LinkedIn, suggesting he wish he had gotten help right away. “Truth is, it’s been very difficult.” There were many...

  • Ashland Viscosi built her business, Creatives Meets Business.

    How to Build a Company You Love – This Woman Did It

    October 29, 2016

    Ashland Viscosi spent the first 10 years of her career learning. Ashland, who has a Master’s degree in political science, served in the Peace Corps, followed by a multi-year stint as a statistician for the State of Oklahoma. Next came the (oh-so-obvious) jump into film production, where she produced a short film that won an award at the 2014 Sundance Film...

  • Reid Hoffman and Chris Yeh believe you need to build an alliance with your employees.

    Want to Attract The Best People? It Starts With Being Honest

    October 28, 2016

    This information in this article is from the LinkedIn Learning course Creating an Alliance with Employees. A generation ago, people would work for one company their entire career. With the economy less fluid, companies could provide lifetime employment, and an employee’s progress within that company was their lifetime achievement. Today, that’s simply no longer...

  • These 7 hacks let you learn around your schedule.

    Learning Hacks: How to Fit Learning Into Your Busy Day

    October 27, 2016

    You know how important it is for your career to #AlwaysBeLearning. But between long commutes and back-to-back meetings, how can you...

  • These seven tips will help you get more out of LinkedIn Learning.

    7 Tips for Getting More out of LinkedIn Learning

    October 26, 2016

    LinkedIn Learning is a tool designed to take you places – namely, to that dream job you’ve always wanted, by teaching you the skills...

  • Web architecture, data science and the cloud are the top three skills in the world.

    What It's Really Like to Have One of the 3 Hottest Skills...

    October 25, 2016

    In October, we announced the top skills of 2016, and paired them with LinkedIn Learning courses that teach them. But there’s more to a...