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...
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.
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.
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...
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,...
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.
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.
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.
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.
According to a recent Wired article, coding will become the next big blue collar job. That sounds great, but I have some problems with this future utopia of blue collar might. First, the good news...Coding is a highly competitive and lucrative career.
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.
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.
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.
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...
2015 is officially over, and most of us are back at work. If you're a front end developer, it's time to start thinking about what you could be focusing on in the new year. Here's a look at the technologies that I'm really excited about and plan to spend some...
Everyone talks about getting a lot of followers in social media, but what does that really mean? And why is it even important? Well everyone is wrong. I'm much happier when I focus on getting the right type of followers.
A lot of data visualizations use the SVG format to create graphics, so in this article, we'll use SVG to create some basic shapes and graphics. Understanding how the format works will help you when you're using SVG based libraries and frameworks.
In this article, I'll talk about the different graphic formats used for visualizing data and examine some of the differences. Since most visualizations are handled in just a few different vector graphic formats, we'll see why using vectors has advantages over bitmaps because it allows us to illustrate as well...
If your goal is to create visualizations for online consumption, it's good to understand the fundamentals of how graphic formats work for online delivery. In this article, I'll talk about the different bitmap/raster graphics and some of the main considerations for online delivery.
In order to work with data-visualization, it's important to understand the formats commonly used to generate visual data. In this article, I'll talk about different formats for storing data plus their advantages and disadvantages and give you some resources.
Getting a menu to center horizontally is surprisingly hard, especially when you're using CSS lists. In this tutorial, I'll show you how to change the display element to pretend you're centering a table, which is easy.
Google Chrome Extensions can help you take care of certain tasks quickly. Here's a quick review of some of my favorite extensions for web design and development.