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  • May 10, 2022

    If You Want to Stay Competitive, These Are the Skills Your Employees Should Learn Now

    Data from Udemy shows a serious uptick in the number of workers getting educated on blockchain technology. In the first quarter of 2022, learners on Udemy, an online learning and teaching marketplace, have taken courses on blockchain-related topics like dApps (decentralized applications) and Binance (the largest cryptocurrency exchange) at a 450 percent greater clip than in the fourth quarter of 2021. The […]

  • May 4, 2022

    What is World Studying Online? Blockchain Application, Advice on Efficiency Most Opted Courses

    Irwin Anand, MD, Udemy India, said, “With the changing ecosystem in India, the demand for upskilling and reskilling has increased over the past few years. India is a hub for technical talent, and to stay relevant, organizations should provide employees with continuous skill-based learning opportunities. With the ongoing pandemic situation, huge demand has been observed […]

  • January 20, 2022

    In The Digital 2020s, Jobs Are More Than Just Jobs

    If anything, formal job descriptions — the bane of Bolle’s teachings — have become a tired old relic of a bygone era, writes Tyrone Smith, Jr. of Udemy. In a recent Harvard Business Review article, he urges that jobs, and descriptions thereof, should be amenable and adaptable to people and their pursuits, revolving around “skills, […]

  • It’s Time to Rethink Job Descriptions for the Digital Era

    Conventional job titles have become outdated in many different workplace contexts. The modern workplace is simply not a good fit for such rigid professional boundaries between coworkers and their respective responsibilities. Today’s employees are often required to work with other teams and offer expertise outside the confines of their department while still carrying out the […]

  • The 12 Most Fascinating IPOs of 2021

    Udemy: Following its ed-tech peers Coursera and Duolingo earlier in the year, San Francisco-based online-education company Udemy debuted on the public markets in October. Udemy focuses on professional and skill-based education, and boasts more than 200 million course enrollments in categories such as marketing and web development. Its founder, Eren Bali, took another company, Carbon […]

  • Learning this skill could help reduce work burnout, according to an anxiety expert

    Work burnout and stress levels remain sky-high as Americans prepare to enter year three of the pandemic. Through it all, leadership expert Deborah Grayson Riegel has had a pulse on where workers are struggling the most, based on the demand for her online courses that cover leadership and communication skills. In 2020, for example, she […]

  • Skillsoft announces content partnership with Udemy Business

    Corporate digital learning specialist, Skillsoft, has announced a content partnership with online training provider, Udemy Business. The new collaboration will see Skillsoft integrate Udemy Business’ content into its next-generation, AI-integrating Percipio platform. “This content partnership enables us to continue on our mission to bring learning into the flow of work,” said Greg Brown, president, Udemy […]

  • Why Udemy Could Be The Hottest Company In Corporate Learning

    Udemy is a $4.1 Billion market cap company with $479 Million in revenue as of June this year ($182M for Udemy Business, with 80% YTY growth). And Udemy’s margins are high: while the company does have to build its platform and grow its sales, the content is all authored by instructors, so Udemy’s net margins […]

  • 6 Essential Skills Every People Leader Needs To Succeed

    Many companies suffer from high turnover because they haven’t taken the time to learn how to properly train their workforce and seamlessly integrate them into the company. At Udemy, we embed learning into our culture from day one and we aim to completely integrate it into an employee’s flow of work every day.   Read […]

  • Can better leadership skills unlock greater wellbeing at work?

    To help set those limits, some teams benefit from creating shared guardrails around work. Melissa Daimler, chief learning officer at Udemy, explained to me how her people team has defined core hours when they are expected to be available for synchronous work.   Read full article here.

  • Udemy: Users flocked to technical training content in droves last month

    Udemy tracked consumption trends of soft skills, which the company termed “power skills” to denote their importance to job performance. Among content in this category, global users recorded a 277% increase in consumption for passive income content, a 100% increase in conversation skills content and a 56% increase in habits content.   Read full article […]

  • Practitioners, Not Teachers, Will Dominate Online Learning

    Late last month, the marketplace for online courses from over 50,000 instructors – Udemy – went public at a $4 billion valuation. With nearly $500M in revenue over the past 12 months, $4 billion is a hefty 8x revenue multiple on a business that hasn’t yet demonstrated an ability to make money. Udemy’s underlying challenge […]