Are you like me? Wanting your computer skills to stay sharp? In keeping with my own personal motto “Learn Something New Everyday” I got started a year ago taking computer and other skills courses on a database called Lynda.com.
Are you interested? With your Westchester Library system card you can get started by clicking here.
You’ll need your library card, email address, and will be prompted to create a password – be certain it is at least 6 characters long and includes numbers and letters.
Lynda.com is a library of thousands of online tutorials for every needed skill in the workplace. There are courses on leadership, job searching, communication, and design skills. The tutorials are your one-to-one coaching and instruction with industry leaders. You can take notes, slow down the instructor, speed up, follow a written transcript, practice with the exercise files given, and evaluate the course at the end.
In one year, I have taken 101 courses on a variety of subjects. Some topics I know well, some were brand new to me. I have learned about Canva, Sway, Trademarks, Copyrights, LinkedIn, Writing, Gmail, creativity, color, drawing, photography, and design to name a few!
The biggest challenge of using the Lynda.com I would say is time management and goal planning. What do you want to accomplish in the end and how quickly do you want to get there? The possibilities are endless with your library card.
Check out of some of my favorite instructors to help you get started on Lynda.com:
I invite you to dive into Lynda.com and discover new software, techniques, and business skills that will help you find success in the workplace and in life.