Fall in love with LinkedIn Learning this Valentine’s Day

I ❤️ LinkedIn LearningLove is in the air at SMU this month, so why not fall in love with learning?

If you haven’t heard, LinkedIn Learning is now available to all full-time eligible employees and students. LinkedIn Learning is an online learning platform offering over 13,000 digital courses taught by industry experts with content from Lynda.com. Watch videos on business, software, technology, and creative skills then promote your new skill set on your LinkedIn profile for professional networking and prospective employers to see. You can also download and view learning videos offline using the LinkedIn Learning mobile app.

The benefits and rewards of LinkedIn Learning are huge for both students and employees:

  • Boost your knowledge and enhance your professional skills.
  • Sell yourself with confidence and show how serious you are about the position for which you are applying or the position you have now.
  • Share the courses you have completed with potential employers or your current supervisor.
  • Increase the likelihood of landing the job you want or taking on new rewarding roles in the job you have.

How to Use Linked In Learning

Recently, the “How to Use LinkedIn Learning” course was updated to find the best courses to take using our recommendations and search tools, explore learning paths, play and pause training videos, use transcripts and exercise files, and customize your learning experience. Please check this out this short course to get you up and running.

Advance your skills with LinkedIn Learning from How to Use LinkedIn Learning by LinkedIn Learning Staff Instructor

Watch and Win with LinkedIn Learning Contest.

Also, don’t forget the Valen-times is almost up for the Watch and Win with LinkedIn Learning Contest. To enter, just watch at least one LinkedIn Learning video in its entirety for a chance to win an Apple TV 4K and other cool LinkedIn items. Contest ends February 14, 2019.

Happy learning Mustangs!

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Valeska Fahey

Valeska Fahey joined the Office of Information Technology as a Campus Telephone Operator in January 2019. She is thrilled to work at SMU and be a Mustang! Valeska and her husband live in Forney and have two children.