LinkedIn Learning– formerly Lynda.com—has made changes to its platform. Under LinkedIn Learning’s revised terms, a library cardholder will no longer need to create a LinkedIn profile in order to access LinkedIn Learning. Additionally, users will need no longer need to provide an email address to use the service; they will be able to sign on with a library card number and PIN. This resource provides many job training resources.
COVID-19 has wreaked havoc on the global economy, as many people are now either working remotely or, unfortunately, not working at all. To help in this time, Lynda.com has unlocked courses to help your patrons stay productive while working from home or, for those who lost their jobs, build out their job search strategy to find a new one. Visit the LinkedIn Learning Blog to find links and more information on following free “learning paths” to help job seekers, educators, remote workers, and more. The free courses in these learning paths will help:
Job seekers navigate career strategies in today’s job market.
Professionals remain productive and efficient while working remotely
Professionals manage stress and build mindfulness practices into their workday
Professionals build resilience during this challenging time
Educators transition to teaching online
Sales professionals learn the skills to sell during these unusual times
Small businesses navigate the challenges of today’s economy