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Job Search Guide: LinkedIn Learning

Library resources for job search.

Lynda.com

Learn effective job search tips 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 database at https://www.nypl.org/collections/articles-databases/lyndacom.   

See below for more details.

Searching LinkedIn Learning

Start by clicking on "LinkedIn Learning," then you will be prompted to the screen below.

After you click on Get Started, and the next window will ask you to enter your NYPL card number and PIN. Then, click on Continue.

 

After you log into the LinkedIn Learning database, do a keyword search in the library's search box. 

Type in the keywords job search in the library's search box, 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:

LinkedIn Learning's Interface

Sample of courses for job search:

 

Sample of a Learning Path for job search:

Recommended job search videos courses:

A Career Strategist's Guide to Getting a Job - Jenny Foss (49m) --- 2/20/2020

10 Ways to Stay Motivated While Job Hunting - Careercake (23m) --- 8/28/2019

Engage the Likeability Effect in the Job Search - Dawn Graham (30m) --- 3/16/2020 

Find a Job in the Hidden Job Market - Sarah Johnston (37m) --- 6/25/2020  ***Download the Exercise Files.

Finding a Job in User Experience - Chris Nodder (39m) --- 11/23/2020

Getting into the Mind of the Hiring Manager - Dawn Graham (26m) --- 1/30/2020

Getting the Most from Recruiters While Job Hunting - Careercake (27m) --- 9/10/2019

How to Follow Up on a Job Application - Madeline Mann (35m) --- 1/12/2021

How to Find a Job in a Different City - Jenny Foss (51m) --- 9/2/2021

How to Skimm Your Career: Job-hunting Tips and Tricks - Penguin Random House and The Skimm (29m) --- 8/12/2020

Job Searching, Interviewing and Negotiating Salary - Big Think (23m) --- 5/17/2019  ***Download the Exercise Files.

Job Seeker Tips - Jenney Foss (17m) --- 6/29/2018

Optimize Your Resume for Applicant Tracking Systems - Jenny Foss (26m) -  (10/7/2020)

Tech Career Skills: Searching, Interviewing, and Landing a Job - Nishant Bhajaria (1h 33m) --- 5/19/2020

Turning an Internship into a Job - Elise Gelwicks (30m) --- 11/19-2020

Using Job Data to Find Jobs - Jason Schenker (22m) --- 1/7/2021

Working with Recruiters to Get a Job - Jenney Foss (32m) --- 10/12/2020