• Google found that psychological safety was the single biggest indicator of a great team.

    Google: This is the Most Important Trait for Building a Great Team. Here's How to Instill it in Your Company

    September 11, 2017

    In 2015, Google’s famed HR department (officially titled its "people team") sought to uncover what separates high-performing teams from low-performing ones. So, they conducted more than 200 interviews with “Googlers” (Google employees) and analyzed 250 attributes of 180 Google teams. From that research, they identified a singular trait that was “far and away”...

  • Just Eat has such incredible use of Lynda.com because they have a smart learning and development (L&D) team that's done some really smart best practices.

    This Company Has Incredible Usage of Lynda.com. Here's Why.

    September 8, 2017

    Two years ago, Just Eat – a global tech company that seeks to connect customers with the restaurants they love – had no eLearning solution for their 2,500 employees. And that was starting to become a problem; a problem many organizations would love to have. Thanks to the company’s phenomenal growth, Just Eat was hiring new people and existing people were moving...

  • Advice for giving effective employee feedback.

    The 8 Characteristics of Effective Constructive Criticism

    September 7, 2017

    Giving feedback to an employee is never fun. And often, the employee’s immediate reaction is annoyance or shutting down, which is never great. And yet, giving feedback is something all managers should do, as it’s essential to developing employees. The key, obviously, is giving feedback that is constructive. “What's easy is to give someone feedback and have them...

  • In wake of the Equifax hack, we are unlocking two courses at LinkedIn Learning for cybersecurity.

    How to Keep Your Personal Data Personal and Secure

    September 7, 2017

    The shocking revelation that data from as many as 143 million Americans was stolen in the Equifax hack is a painful reminder that our...

  • Shy people tend to struggle with these skills and it holds them back in their careers.

    The Skills Shy People Struggle With (And How to Learn Them)

    September 6, 2017

    As a shy person myself, I know that shyness can be a disadvantage in the workplace. Shyness can prevent you from speaking up for what...

  • Our 38 new LinkedIn Learning and Lynda.com courses this week cover everything from IT infrastructure to management training to leadership training.

    The 36 New Skills You Can Now Learn at LinkedIn Learning

    September 5, 2017

    And, at LinkedIn Learning Solutions, we want to do everything we can to help make that happen. So, each week, we add to our 10,000...