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  • June 23, 2017: Friday News Roundup

    Happy Pride Weekend! That’s what we’re gearing up for here in San Francisco, and lots of Udemy folks will surely be participating in Sunday’s big parade Hope there’s something fun happening where you live too! Want to Work for Jaguar Land Rover Start Playing Phone Games Sorry, they’re not talking about...

  • Novice Yogis Can Now Learn from Yoga Journal Experts on Udemy

    This week, Udemy launched the first course from the yoga authorities at Yoga Journal To mark the occasion, we did a Q&A with Editor-in-Chief Carin Gorrell to understand what “Yoga For Beginners” is all about, why doing yoga on your own at home is a great way to develop your practice, and how the course fits...

  • June 16, 2017: Friday News Roundup

    It’s really feeling like summer around here Maybe that’s why we’re lightening the tone for this week’s roundup Sure, we’ve got the usual dispatches from the world of AI and workplace disruption, but we’ve also got a baby gorilla and Ms Pac-Man 3 Trends That Will Disrupt Your Workplace Forever Business...

  • June 9, 2017: Friday News Roundup

    Topping off the news this week is the release of Udemy’s new research report, “Workplace Confidential: The Real Story Behind Stress, Skills, and Success in America” Among other findings, our survey revealed that employees are feeling more stressed than they were a year ago and one of the top stressors is fear of...

  • Entrepreneurial Music-Lover Finds His Groove Building Mobile Apps

    What kind of career can a music major pursue these days It’s always been hard to support yourself as a professional musician, so you need to get creative And that’s what New Yorker Dan Gurney did, expanding his skills with help from Udemy in order to take his craft in a new direction In 2010, Dan used his...

  • June 2, 2017: Friday News Roundup

    Welcome to the weekend, roundup readers! We’ve got lots of juicy content about AI, robots, and the future Check it out When Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg Sound the Same Dire Warning About Jobs, It’s Time to Listen So, what was it these two titans of industry warned 2017 grads about Yup, it’s automation...

  • How to Be Ready When Opportunity Knocks

    Opportunities don't just fall into our laps, asking us simply to pick them up and run with them One of my favorite quotes, attributed to Roman philosopher Seneca, is Luck is when preparation meets opportunity Sometimes during our career journey, we may feel “stuck” in a particular role or wonder why...

  • May 26, 2017: Friday News Roundup

    How was your week Did you learn anything new We’re looking forward to celebrating a long Memorial Day weekend here, but that can’t happen till we share the week's batch of reading material Here we go Before You Agree to Take on New Work, Ask 3 Questions Sometimes, getting that dream job or plum assignment...

  • Syrian Refugees Gain Access to Economic Opportunities on Udemy

    Udemy's relationship with the International Rescue Committee and Western Union is helping displaced people prepare for jobs and start businesses   One of Udemy’s key beliefs is that the best teachers aren’t necessarily found in classrooms or even in schools That’s why our online marketplace is open to...

  • May 19, 2017: Friday News Roundup

    Happy Friday, roundup readers! We hope you enjoy this week’s batch of articles, which include advice from the world’s richest man and the story of two young prodigies who are also brothers No Such Thing as a Math Person The research has been out there for a while, yet this common misconception persists that...

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