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LinkedIn Learning Takes A Step Towards Helping New Comers With Free Courses

With an increasing number of graduates, the competition in the job market is surging every day leaving only a few jobs for a lot of candidates. Unemployment is a comprehensive issue and everyone around the globe is trying to repress it. Gladly, technological advancements have helped many countries overcome the declining factor of unemployment.

LinkedIn has been the world's best professional networking app since 2003, but it is always working to make it better in every aspect. LinkedIn launched its learning hub in April to help employers provide systematic growth opportunities to their candidates, who will then be able to work on their undeveloped skills and provide planned career opportunities. As illustrated by LinkedIn at the launch of the learning hub, it extracts data from LinkedIn's skill graph which is known to have the largest professional network of approximately 740 million candidates

It empowers its users with personalized content and sumptuous expertise for developing insights.

LinkedIn has decided to expand its learning hub by providing 40 courses to all LinkedIn users for free, which could help it to accelerate its training opportunities. The free courses have been anchored for employees to develop their hybrid management skills, adjusting to the new work environment, and guidelines to accommodate in physical offices.

However, this is a strategic plan by LinkedIn as by providing the initial courses for free, it plans to charge organizations for licenses generating a steady stream of revenue as to maximize on these initial courses, the further advanced courses are important and need to be paid for.

It would not only provided additional revenue to LinkedIn but serving as a database of both jobs and learning would bring in more users to the service and expand their in line job prospects for users. By providing for both sides of the job market as employees for prospective future and employers for a fresh batch and data set to explore from, LinkedIn has now explored the third aspect of the job market that involves featuring skills over through. And not only are these important skills, but the knowledge provided by the company is also at the top of the market featuring cutting edge realtors and more than anyone could imagine from one site.


H/T: TechCrunch.

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