Have you been picking up new hobbies during your free time? Us too!
Whether you’re learning to cook, doing photo shoots with your pets or learning a new language – a great way to pass some time is by learning new skills while building up your resume!
We’re guessing a popular interview question for 2020 will be “How did you spend your free time during the quarantine?” Make sure you have a great answer and can talk about all of the great new skills you were able to learn.
What you should do this week:
- Identify some new skills you would like to learn.
- Get started: Sign up for free classes and start learning!
Learn new skills with any of these free resources that offer classes on a variety of topics:
- LinkedIn Learning offers a free 30-day trial. Access hundreds of courses and learn new skills that employers look for such as Excel, Programming, Web Development, Graphic Design or even Photography.
- IBM Design Thinking is offering several free courses that you can take for free. Create your account and complete these courses to earn badges.
- Coursera streams video lectures from top instructors in subjects like business, computer science, data science, language learning, & more.
- Codecademy offers 180 hours of free content on topics such as coding, programming, data science and more!
- edX offers access to 2,000+ free courses from leading institutions such as Harvard and MIT. Learn about business, management, nutrition, chemistry, music and more!
- Skillshare offers thousands of free classes on topics such as photography, creative writing, web design, UX design, film, and animation.
- Duolingo is a free app that teaches you a new language – Est-ce que tu parles français?
- Fender Play is offering 90 days of free guitar and ukulele lessons
Join us for these virtual career workshops happening this week:
- Navigating the Internship Search – Tuesday, April 14 at 4 p.m. – Register to attend
- Conducting a Full-Time Job Search – Friday, April 17 at Noon – Register to attend
- Find tons of other workshops and employer hosted events in hireBING
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Don’t forget – Fleishman Center staff are ready to help (and we miss you)! Schedule a career consulting appointment in hireBING for assistance with any career-related topics!
Questions? You can always reach us at firstname.lastname@example.org!