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What I learned about resiliency working for 9 bosses in 5 years image
What I learned about resiliency working for 9 bosses in 5 years

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.

Want to get hired? Look into this technology career...LinkedIn Jobs Report finds image
Want to get hired? Look into this technology career...LinkedIn Jobs Report finds

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.

Looking to Microsoft Ignite...A first time attendee's journey to find out what's awesome! image
Looking to Microsoft Ignite...A first time attendee's journey to find out what's awesome!

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.

Three things I learned from six years as a teacher on Lynda.com image
Three things I learned from six years as a teacher on Lynda.com

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.

Crafting an effective video embed campaign for the LinkedIn Publishing Platform image
Crafting an effective video embed campaign for the LinkedIn Publishing Platform

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.

Five weekly series to help you work smarter and be more effective in your career image
Five weekly series to help you work smarter and be more effective in your career

In order to get ahead, you need to learn to be more effective at work. Every week, these great authors give you quick, 10 minute tips to help you train your staff, understand business finance, learn to develop and manage yourself, build better work relationships and learn marketing tips to make your promotion efforts more effective.

Get challenged by these professional photographers, motion experts and videographers through weekly, 10 minute video courses image
Get challenged by these professional photographers, motion experts and videographers through weekly, 10 minute video courses

Check out these short, weekly, 10 minute series of courses that can help you keep up with the latest and challenge you to practice your skills. You'll learn about photo gear, get inspired by critiques, learn from practicing professional photographers, learn about the latest tools, mobile photography, Final Cut Pro, motion graphics and Nuke.

Keep up with the fast changing front end, full stack, UX, web design and mobile industries with these seven online weekly series image
Keep up with the fast changing front end, full stack, UX, web design and mobile industries with these seven online weekly series

These weekly series offer quick, 10 minute tips to help you stay frosty and challenge you to keep learning about Android development, web media, mastering interview code, CSS, Sharepoint, UX and Visual Studio.

These 10 minute weekly courses can help you become a better artist and designer image
These 10 minute weekly courses can help you become a better artist and designer

If you've been looking to improve your drawing, design, layout and photo editing skills, but keep a busy schedule, then these weekly series can help. They release once a week and include short, actionable tips and techniques from world class authors.

Nine Weekly Series to help you master 3-D and Animation technologies image
Nine Weekly Series to help you master 3-D and Animation technologies

If you're an animation, 3D or VR professional looking to improve your skills, take a look at these quick, 10 minute weekly series from LinkedIn Learning experts to help you master new technologies from Maya, Blender, Z-Brush, Sketchup, BIM, Rhino and Revit.

5 Unusual Skills Industry Professionals Use to be More Successful in their Careers image
5 Unusual Skills Industry Professionals Use to be More Successful in their Careers

Having a successful career is largely a result of actions, but also your re-action to opportunities and challenges that come along the way. In order to be successful you need to master techniques that really work. Let's take a look at what really works for professionals.

Keep up with the fast changing front end, full stack, UX, web design and mobile industries with these seven online weekly series image
Keep up with the fast changing front end, full stack, UX, web design and mobile industries with these seven online weekly series

In my new weekly series on Mastering Web Developer Interview Code I've done a lot of research and interviewed people who've hired or managed their careers effectively. Let's take a look at what I discovered.

5 Reasons You Should Develop Your Next Site Using Node & ExpressJS image
5 Reasons You Should Develop Your Next Site Using Node & ExpressJS

Creating a website using NodeJS instead of Apache used to be hard, but today several advances have made NodeJS Servers easy to deploy. In this article, I talk about what are some of the advantages of using Node and Express and why you should give it a shot.

Getting to Love Learning ReactJS image
Getting to Love Learning ReactJS

There's a lot of resistance to learning the ReactJS library. That's because there are two main concepts that make it a tough sell for traditional developers. So let's take a look at what's been holding back most developers from learning ReactJS.

What's wrong with AngularJS2 and why you're going to like it image
What's wrong with AngularJS2 and why you're going to like it

I've been working with AngularJS2 for a while, so I wanted to give some thoughts to those who are thinking or planning to update or upgrade their apps to this new version. I'll discuss what's new, what's very different, what works and what is going to be a challenge.

Learn about PostCSS! A new way to code CSS you're going to love image
Learn about PostCSS! A new way to code CSS you're going to love

Every so often, a new tool things changes the status quo and makes doing your job easier. First, there was Sass, Less and now, there's a new kid in town called PostCSS. It's changing how web designers and developers work. You should check it out because you're going to love it. In this article, I'll show you what the fuss is all about and show you some videos of PostCSS in action from a couple of my lynda.com courses.

Before you learn a framework, make sure you've mastered these essential techniques image
Before you learn a framework, make sure you've mastered these essential techniques

With lower attention spans, it's easy to get distracted by shiny new frameworks like React, AngularJS and others. Before you spend your valuable time on those frameworks, make sure you understand these essential JavaScript techniques.