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New navigation on lynda.com: quicker access, more options

Published by | Monday, March 3rd, 2014

We’re excited to announce a new lynda.com navigation bar, designed to help you more easily find courses and access learning tools. The result of extensive usability testing and member research, our new navigation bar includes several key enhancements to make your lynda.com experience smoother and more flexible.

Browse the library
Our new Browse the library menu makes it easier to scan training topics and software titles within each subject and find the courses you’re looking for.

Browse the library with ease

Five time-saving Access tips

Published by | Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

5 tips for Access databases

Building and managing databases can be a chore. Save time and effort with these five Access tips, from the expert instructors at lynda.com.

A well-crafted database can give you insight into trends and opportunities. Learn its five key components.


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Five tips for getting a better job in 2014

Published by | Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

5 tips for finding a new job

Are you hoping to land a new job this year? Or a promotion at your current company? Learn to position yourself for the job you want with these five tips from the experts at lynda.com.

1. Keep track of your professional accomplishments.
Keep your resume fresh by maintaining a career-management document, updating it regularly with your achievements.


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Five tips for freelancers in 2014

Published by | Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

5 tips for freelancers

In 2014, learn how to make the most of your freelancing business. Whether you need to go mobile or want to learn the best way to estimate a project, there’s always room for improvement—and inspiration.

1. Expand your network.
How do you get past social anxiety when you need to network? Try these tips to make networking second nature.


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Five time-saving PowerPoint tips

Published by | Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

5 tips for your next PowerPoint presentation

A powerful presentation can make or break your meeting. Don’t wing it; learn these must-know Powerpoint tips in just minutes from the experts at lynda.com.

Back up your presentations with hard data. Here’s how to import it from Excel.


Five tips for hiring better employees in 2014

Published by | Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

5 tips for hiring better employees

Following these five simple rules will go a long way towards helping you hire the best team for the new year.

1. Ask better questions.
During interviews, ask open-ended questions about real-life past situations—rather than hypothetical ones.


Five ways for women to “lean in” to their careers in 2014

Published by | Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

Five ways for women to lean into their careers.

Sheryl Sandberg challenged women to lean in to their careers and aim for the top leadership positions of their industries. Make 2014 the year you shatter the ceiling by using these great strategies from other savvy women.

1. Disrupt yourself—to get to the next level.
Harness the power of disruptive innovation, the strategy that helped Amazon and others blow past their competition.

Five things you can do to be a better manager in 2014

Published by | Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

Five things you can do to be a better manager in 2014

The way you manage your projects and employees affects the productivity of your department—and company. Get ahead in 2014 with these tips to help you manage, motivate and resolve issues with employees and be a better manager.

1. Pick the right management style.
There’s no single perfect way to manage, but there IS a management style that works best for your situation and team. Do you know how to choose the right one?