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WFH Skills, Courses Growth in LinkedIn

WFH Skills, Courses Growth in LinkedIn platform

A tremendous and dramatic February-March growth of interest on WFH skills in particular for Asia Pacific users on LinkedIn.


Telecommuting, WFH Skills, Tools, Courses
See Dramatic Growth in LinkedIn Platform

With the ongoing work-from-home arrangements due to the Covid-19 lockdown, there has been tremendous and dramatic growth of interest between February and March on working-from-home skills for Asia Pacific users in the LinkedIn platform.

In particular, these include over 5000 times interest on telecommuting and creating virtual teams. Also, there were over 3,000 interest in skills on virtual collaboration, collaboration solutions and using the Zoom videoconferencing tool.

This was revealed during a April 17 LinkedIn webinar with author and motivational speaker Penny Bongato and LinkedIn APAC regional head Atul Harkisanka.

LinkedIn Learning Content over 63%

With time spent viewing online materials in LinkedIn Learning Content over 63%, LinkedIn has seen key trends where employees are turning to online learning in order to adapt and stay productive in the “new normal,” while learners look for a variety of content as upskilling remains critical.

LinkedIn social learning courses up
LinkedIn social learning courses up

Working Remotely, Other Courses

To note, engagement is up across many course topics other than working remotely (+7536%). In particular, this includes time management while working from home (+5320%).

Other top course topics include leading at a distance (3008%), Microsoft teams essential training (+376%), mindfulness practices (+271%), strategic thinking (+7%) productivity tips and finding a productive mindset (+3708%), Excel essential training primarily through Office 365 (+62%), learning Zoom (+2605%) and learning Python (+8%).

Moreover, other top course topics include certificate preparation for Project Management Professional (PMP), Excel 2016 essential training, Microsoft teams tips/tricks, project management foundations, managing stress for positive change, managing virtual teams, 6 morning habits of high performers, using LinkedIn Learning, executive presence on videoconference calls and Python essential training.

LinkedIn top courses other than working remotely
LinkedIn top courses other than working remotely

Remote Working: WFH Top Courses

Globally, the top courses for LinkedIn users include remote work foundations, building resilience, Microsoft tips and tricks, as well as time management and working from home, developing resourcefulness, and learning Skype

Social learning has also increased significantly as learners look to each other for help, with 131% increase in joining learning groups.

LinkedIn remote working world top courses
LinkedIn remote working world top courses


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