Get advice to transition to a new job, career, profession, or industry by viewing video courses on the LinkedIn Learning database, formerly known as Lynda.com. The courses are presented and led by career coaches and business professionals. They are ranked into three levels; beginner, intermediate, and advanced. Start by login into LinkedIn Learning (Lynda.com) by clicking on the link below and logging in with your NYPL library card and PIN. First, create an account to track course progress, create playlists of potential coursework, and keep course notes. Some courses provide supplemental materials like exercise files and relevant work samples that you can download.
Access the LinkedIn Learning - Lynda database at https://www.nypl.org/collections/articles-databases/lyndacom.
See below for more details.
Start by clicking on "LinkedIn Learning," then you will be prompted to the screen below.
After clicking on Get Started, the following window will ask you to enter your NYPL card number and PIN. Then, click on Continue.
After logging into the LinkedIn Learning database, do a keyword search in the library's search box.
Type in the keywords career change in the library's search box, and then press the search button (magnifying) tool.
In the library's search box, type in the keywords career change, or career development, or career transition, and then press the search button (magnifying) tool.
Look on the left-hand side to filter your results: under the TYPE heading, click on Courses or Learning Paths. Learning Paths are compiled playlists of related video courses on a specific topic or career track. You can also filter by choosing a skill Level: Beginning, Intermediate, or Advanced.
Then you can sort the results by Best Match, View Count, or Newest.
You can also view video courses in other languages.
Sample of courses for a career change and career development:
Building a Flexible Career - Brie Reynolds (41m 18s) --- 6/18/2018
Creating a Career Plan - Dr. Chaz Austin (41m 2s) --- 3/10/2020
Making a Career Change - Stacy Gordon (47m 37s) --- 4/10/2018
Managing Your Career as an Introvert - Dorie Clark (37m 59s) --- 1/3/2019
Managing Your Career: Early Career - Valerie Sutton (1h 8m) --- 6/5/2018
Managing Your Career: Mid-Career - Valerie Sutton (59m 46s) --- 8/15/2018
Managing Your Design Career - Diane Domeyer (3h 33m) --- 3/15/2018
Recession-Proof Career Strategies - Jason Schenker (1h 5m) --- 9/27/2018
Taking Charge of Your Career - Christine DiDonato (41m 13s) --- 2/8/2018
Switching Your Career - Dawn Graham (1h 10m) --- 6/21/2019
***Download and Save the Exercise Files.