Getting a new boss can be really stressful. To paraphrase the great philosopher F. Gump, you usually have little input into who that is, so you don’t know what you're going to get until you've had the time to work with them. I should know.
The LinkedIn U.S. Emerging Jobs Report finds that job growth in the next decade outstrips growth in the previous decade creating 11.5 million jobs, estimating that 65% of children entering primary school will hold jobs that don't yet exist.
I find myself working for Microsoft at LinkedIn Learning in my very first Microsoft conference...Ignite. Needless to say, I feel a bit like a fish out of water, really more like a cat that's been adopted by a giraffe family. Here's what I'll be looking for during the week.
It's my sixth year anniversary at lynda.com/LinkedIn Learning and milestones come with some reflection, so I wanted to share with you some of the things I've learned over the years. Although these are specific to my experience, I think you'll be able to relate to these and maybe share something you've learned from your own.
Recently I launched a campaign promoting our serial content for LinkedIn learning which attained a large number of plays, shares and clickthroughs, so I wanted to share some of the things that worked well within our publishing platform.
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