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Strategies for Your First 90 Days in a New Job

Taught by Madeline Mann
OK, you did it. You got the job. You’re ecstatic, and you should be, but then reality sets in. Now…

Working with Difficult People

Taught by Emily Anhalt
In every workplace, you’re likely to encounter colleagues who are more difficult to work with than others. But before you…

How to Confidently Negotiate Your Salary

Taught by American Negotiation Institute
Learn how to confidently negotiate your salary and ask for what you are worth. In this course, adapted from the…

Transitioning Out of Your Job

Taught by Dr. Chaz Austin
Is it time to move on from your company or current position? Learn how to quit your job with grace…

Building a Better Relationship with Your Boss

Taught by Scott Mautz
Your relationship with your boss directly and dramatically impacts your physical and mental health and well-being, like no other workplace…

How to Get (and Stay) On Top of Your Inbox

Taught by Madecraft
When it comes to your inbox, it’s easy to start the day feeling overwhelmed. So many emails, so many contacts—you…

Building a Flexible Career

Taught by Brie Reynolds
Do you want to work from home, adopt a more flexible schedule, or transition to a freelance role? Flexible work…

Work-Life Blend: The New Work-Life Balance

Taught by Dr Gemma Leigh Roberts
Have you been looking for a more effective way to juggle your work and your personal life? As the demands…

Communicating through Disagreement

Taught by Madecraft
For most people, the idea of having a conversation with someone you strongly disagree with is uncomfortable. In this course,…

Giving and Receiving Feedback

Taught by Dr Gemma Leigh Roberts
All professionals are trying to get better at what they do. No matter where you work, or what your role,…

Negotiating Your Salary

Taught by Valerie Sutton
In this course, instructor Valerie Sutton shares smart strategies that can help you prepare for a salary negotiation, discuss your…

Writing Email

Taught by Judy Steiner-Williams
Discover the secrets to writing powerful emails your colleagues will read and answer by crafting your message and delivery. In…

A Guide to Setting Boundaries in the Modern Workplace

Taught by Hannah Wachter
It’s remarkable how quickly you can become overworked and unsatisfied in your job. The pivotal piece that’s missing? Healthy boundaries.…

A Toolkit for Giving and Receiving Better Feedback

Taught by Big Think
At every stage of your career and in every professional role, feedback is tricky. Giving it in such a way…

Developing Organizational Awareness

Taught by Lindsey Pollak
Organizational awareness, a key component of emotional intelligence, is a heightened level of consciousness about your organization and your role.…

Business Collaboration in the Modern Workplace

Taught by Phil Gold
The modern workplace is an exciting place. The digital revolution has provided new tools and ways of working that are…

Creating and Giving Business Presentations

Taught by Tatiana Kolovou
What makes a compelling presentation? A presentation that is built on strong research, tailored to your audience’s interests, and designed…

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