LinkedIn Profiles – Top 10 Skills Employers Want

Updated: Dec 31, 2020



LinkedIn analyzed millions of job postings across every industry to find the most transferable skills that you’d likely need in any job. These are the skills employers are looking for most, so make sure to include these on your LinkedIn Profile if you have them, or take some LinkedIn Learning classes to learn something new.

LinkedIn has unlocked all of the below courses through June 30 to give you a head start.

Communication: LinkedIn Learning courses to learn these skills:

· Digital Body Language

· Jodi Glickman on Pitching Yourself

· Communication Foundations


Problem Solving: LinkedIn Learning courses to learn these skills: 

· Critical Thinking for Better Judgment and Decision-Making

· Solving Business Problems

· Problem Solving Techniques


Operations – LinkedIn Learning courses to learn these skills:

· Operational Excellence Foundations

· Six Sigma Foundation

· Scrum: The Basics


Analytical Skills – LinkedIn Learning courses to learn these skills:

· Using Questions to Foster Critical Thinking and Curiosity

· Critical Thinking for Better Judgment and Decision-Making

· Systems Thinking


Microsoft Office – LinkedIn Learning courses to learn these skills:

· Microsoft 365 Essential Training

· Learning Excel Online (Office 365)

· Outlook Essential Training (Office 365)


Project Management – LinkedIn Learning courses to learn these skills:

· Project Management Simplified

· Project Management Foundations: Small Projects 

· Scrum: The Basics


Presentations – LinkedIn Learning courses to learn these skills:

· Presentation Tips Weekly

· PowerPoint Essential Training (Office 365)

· Powerpoint Tips and Tricks


Marketing – LinkedIn Learning courses to learn these skills:

· Marketing on LinkedIn

· Soon Yu on Creating Timeless Brands

· Online Marketing Foundations 


Customer Service – LinkedIn Learning courses to learn these skills: 

· Customer Service Foundations

· Customer Service: Creating Customer Value

· Innovative Customer Service Techniques


Leadership – LinkedIn Learning courses to learn these skills:

· Bill George on Self Awareness, 

· Authenticity, and Leadership

· Leading without Formal Authority

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