You’ve likely got more free time for the next few weeks, use this time to gain new skills!
Learn a language: Duolingo is an amazing free tool that offers 30+ languages. Learning a second language is proven to improve cognitive and life skills, and significantly increases your employability.
Take a course: SuperHi offer brilliant courses from coding to project management. If the lockdown period has made you think about a career change, a short course is the perfect opportunity to step into a brand new industry.
Network: Now more than ever, community is so important. If you like someone’s post, reach out and tell them, ask for tips and build a strong network of supportive mentors.
Webinars: eLearningIndustry have over 140 for you to watch and many are free! If you want to refresh your memory on an old skill or are curious about a new industry but ont want to risk spending money on a course that you don’t know if you’ll enjoy, give these webinars a go.
Read: Amazon are still delivering, or reach out to your local bookshop to see if they are – Of course you can find almost everything you could want to learn online, but if you’re like me a physical copy of a book will keep your interest for a lot longer than a webpage.
Have you picked up any new skills during lock down?