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  • February 15, 2019: Friday News Roundup

    Welcome to another weekend, roundup readers! Are you still feeling the Valentine’s Day glow Well, you’re gonna LOVE this week’s articles! 😂 Should You Take That Promotion Well, Maybe Is conventional thinking changing about grabbing any promotion you can get We shared an article last week about telling...

  • February 8, 2019: Friday News Roundup

    So much to dig into this week Of course, we’ve got robots-at-work stories, but we’ve also got advice for those who don’t want a promotion as well as advice for those who’ve gotten the promotion but without a raise If you can make it to the end, we’ll help you settle your distracted mind White-Collar...

  • February 1, 2019: Friday News Roundup

    We hope you had a great week, but it couldn’t have been any better than the one we just spent here at Udemy Employees from around the world converged in San Francisco for our annual company retreat to plan and strategize for the year ahead Among the highlights was our first-ever Udemy Women’s Summit Meanwhile,...

  • To Close the Skills Gap, Let Go of these 5 Myths

    Before we can devise effective solutions to fix the skills gap, we need to dispel several myths and misunderstandings It’s well-documented that companies are struggling to hire enough new workers, but historically low unemployment is only part of the problem The bigger challenge is finding people who...

  • January 25, 2019: Friday News Roundup

    Happy Friday to all This week’s roundup brings you the dark side of shorter work weeks, relief from email overload, the latest in self-flying planes, and fitness tips to boost your work day ‘It Isn’t Nirvana’: How Four Founders Managed A Four-Day Workweek A shorter work week sounds like a viable idea in...

  • January 18, 2019: Friday News Roundup

    Lots of good stuff in the roundup this week If you want to improve your memory, set better goals, or relocate to another country, read on! And we wrap things up with one example of robots getting fired for doing a lousy job A Leaky Memory May Be a Good Thing It may sound counterintuitive, but sometimes you need to...

  • January 11, 2019: Friday News Roundup

    Happy Friday, folks Good to have you back here for more end-of-week reading We’ve got stuff about having a positive effect on others, buckling down to work when you’re unmotivated, and networking as an introvert And more! CES 2019: It’s the Year of Virtual Assistants and 5G If you’re not familiar with...

  • January 4, 2019: Friday News Roundup

    We hope the new year is off to a good start for you We’re here to help Watch this space in the coming weeks for a new blog series leveraging the expertise of Udemy instructors to help you eat healthier, manage stress, spend wisely, and much more! How to Crush Your Habits in the New Year With the Help of...

  • 3 New Year’s Resolutions for Workplace Learning and Development

    With unemployment at a historic low, companies are coming up with creative ways to hire fast and at scale It will continue to be a job-seeker’s market in 2019, and companies will continue to struggle to find qualified candidates Applicants who have kept their skill sets up to date will have their pick of...

  • December 28, 2018: Friday News Roundup

    Can you believe it’s our last roundup of 2018 If you’re a regular reader of the Udemy blog (and you must be, if you’re reading this), you know our marketplace continued to grow like gangbusters this year We can’t wait to hang up our 2019 calendar and share more news, ideas, and research about the world of...

  • December 14, 2018: Friday News Roundup

    Last night was Udemy’s holiday party, so forgive us if we’re dragging our feet a little today But the news must go on! Ghosting At Work Is Now Big Enough That It Caught The Fed’s Attention If you didn’t know before, this is a sure sign we’re in a job-seeker’s market in the US People are failing to...

  • 2018 Holiday Gift Guide

    The holidays are upon us, along with the never-ending question of “what do I get so-and-so” We’re here to help No matter who you’re buying for, there’s a perfect course to gift For the aunt with the dog who never stops jumping on you   She always seems to jump when you have red wine in your hand...