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LinkedIn is offering free online classes based on the top skills companies want in 2021

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. LinkedIn; Insider LinkedIn identified the top five hard skills employers are looking for in 2021, such as data analysis and project management. Through January 31, the platform is offering free classes to learn those skills - no LinkedIn Learning signup required.Also included are general career development courses, from preparing for job interviews to negotiating a higher salary.Read more: Coursera...
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This book on narcissistic parents that's popular on social media is actually helping readers set stronger boundaries with family members

Amazon; Alyssa Powell/Business Insider "Adult Children of Emotionally Immature Parents" is a bestselling book about dealing with difficult parents.The book breaks down emotionally immature parents into four categories, providing tips on setting boundaries and maintaining healthier relationships.It has become somewhat of a cultural phenomenon, shared countless times on social media and sparking public conversations usually left for private spaces.I interviewed the author, Dr. Lindsay C. ...
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6 wellness apps that have actually improved my wellbeing without adding to tech burnout

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Digit; Down Dog; MindDoc; Nuzzel; Plant Nanny 2; Sleep Cycle; Alyssa Powell/Business Insider There are seemingly endless apps to help improve your life, but sometimes they can make you more stressed out or glued to your phone.Below are six apps - from a cute reminder to drink water to a highly customizable yoga class - that are easy to use and can help organize your life without contributing to bur...
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8 games, apps, and workshops you can do virtually with your friends to stay connected while quarantining

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. iStock; Gilbert Espinoza/Insider The pandemic can be isolating for many reasons, and relying on video chats to stay connected can get monotonous when you feel like life's stayed the same.Below are ways to connect with friends or meet new people remotely, from comedy workshops and book clubs to workouts and cooking classes.Read more: It can be extra hard to make a career change during a pandemic, bu...
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5 soft skills LinkedIn says will get you hired in 2021 - and the online courses to help you develop them

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Alyssa Powell/Business Insider The job market is always shifting, but soft skills like emotional intelligence, adaptability, and creativity translate to every career.LinkedIn used billions of data points from its 660+ million members to determine which hard and soft skills matter most to employers in 2020, and which ones are helping LinkedIn members get hired at the highest rates. Read about the to...
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I saved $10,000 by investing my own money without an advisor. Here are the books that taught me how.

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Amazon; Gilbert Espinoza/Business Insider Investing my own money always seemed intimidating, even with advisors, because I couldn't understand the jargon.Below are 8 books I read to help me understand things like index funds, dividends, and how the stock market works, helping me save around $10,000 through investing without an advisor.Read more: 10 online courses, books, and podcasts that can help ...
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It can be extra hard to make a career change during a pandemic, but right now could also be the perfect time to explore the possibilities. Here are 15 great resources to help you find a more fulfilling career or make your current job a little better.

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Alyssa Powell/Business Insider Finding your ideal career path is less about looking for a "dream job" and more about assessing the day-to-day tasks you enjoy doing.Below are 15 online courses, books, and free resources to help you find what you like, take steps towards a career transition, or improve a current job.Read more: At the start of this year, I could barely sell my writing. These 10 online...
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13 cheap online courses that can help you land your next job, from writing cover letters to interviewing better

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. iStock; Gilbert Espinoza/Business Insider Applying to jobs can feel like a tedious process. You can rework your cover letter and shoot an application out into the ether online without knowing much else. Just like any other skill, you can get better at applying to - and getting offers from - the right jobs.Cheap online classes can give you instant access to the expertise, expert advice, and feedback...
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Instructional design helps you create classes, trainings, and apps that people actually learn from. Here are online classes you can take to get better at it.

Drazen_/Getty Images When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more.Instructional design is a growing field that blends teaching with design to make learning more engaging and fun.It can be applied to many jobs, from teaching to developing corporate trainings, online classes, or educational videos.Below are 10 online courses, certificate programs, and free blogs to help you learn about instructional design and apply it to your career.Read more: 10...
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Amazon Prime members have access to tons of cheap online classes on Prime Video. Courses are taught by experts across endless topics, from history to singing, and cost as little as $2.

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Amazon Amazon has video courses that span topics from cooking and singing to history and mathematics. They're designed by The Great Courses, and most are available to rent or buy, either by individual episode or season.You can also subscribe to The Great Courses Signature Collection subscription, which is $8 a month.Read more: MasterClass is having a huge 2-for-1 holiday sale right now - here's wha...
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10 free or affordable online courses, apps, and resources to learn Hindi, the world's third most popular language

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more.Hindi is the third most spoken language in the world, and it's helpful to know whether you want to travel to India in the future or apply your Hindi knowledge to your career aspirations.Below are 10 affordable online courses, apps, and videos to learn Hindi on your own.Read more: 10 free or affordable online courses, apps, and books to learn Russian, from Duolingo to Rosetta StoneSign up for Insider Reviews...
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10 free or affordable online courses and programs that can help you land a project management job

FreshSplash/Getty Images When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more.Project management is a quickly growing field - and one you can break into without a master's degree.Below are 10 online courses and resources, from free intro classes to programs that will prepare you to take the Project Management Institute's Project Management Professional (PMP) exam.Read more: 13 e-learning sites where you can learn to code online for free or an affordable...
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15 online courses, workshops, and books that will teach you how to write a standout personal essay

iStock; Gilbert Espinoza/Business Insider When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more.Communicating ideas in a clear, confident way is a crucial life skill no matter which field you work in.Writing a personal essay can help perfect your storytelling and presentation skills. Below are 15 online classes, books, podcasts, and resources to start with.Read more: At the start of this year, I could barely sell my writing. These 10 online classes, book...
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20 best planners for staying organized in 2021, including tips and tricks from experts

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. timnewman/Getty Images A planner is a useful tool for staying organized and creating a view of what's upcoming in your life.Planners come in all varieties, from dated and undated, to daily, weekly, and monthly, and yearly. The best planner is a personal choice: some might like something small and undetailed, while others might like something big and densely packed. Some planners are structured with...
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If you want to learn American Sign Language, here are 10 free or cheap online courses, apps, books, and resources to start with

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. iStock; Gilbert Espinoza/Business Insider While there are many different forms of sign language, American Sign Language is used by over one million people in the US and Canada.Below are 10 affordable or free online classes, apps, books, and websites to help you learn ASL as a beginner.Read more: As a TEFL-certified teacher, here are the 12 online courses and apps I recommend for learning English as...
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60 gifts for college students that they'll actually want to use, according to a recent grad

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. The best gift ideas for college students are useful, but fun - like comfortable sneakers, a new pair of headphones, or a candle that smells like home.As a recent college graduate myself, I can confidently say that this list of college gifts is a really good place to start and finish your holiday shopping.It covers tech gifts, gifts for studying, beauty gifts, and much more for college boys and college girl...
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Coursera offers affordable computer science courses from companies like Google Cloud and schools like UC Santa Cruz - and a bunch of them are free until the end of the year

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. iStock; Gilbert Espinoza/Business Insider Coursera is a popular online learning platform that offers computer science courses, many of them taught by schools like UC Santa Cruz and Vanderbilt or companies like Google Cloud.Below, you can find nine affordable or free computer science courses, some of which offer certificates of completion to add to your LinkedIn or resume.Read more: 31 free Harvard ...
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This book on narcissistic parents and dysfunctional families has been shared all over social media, and readers are opening up about how it helped them to make sense of their trauma and set better boundaries

Amazon; Alyssa Powell/Business Insider "Adult Children of Emotionally Immature Parents" is a bestselling book about dealing with difficult parents.The book breaks down emotionally immature parents into four categories, providing tips on setting boundaries and maintaining healthier relationships.It has become somewhat of a cultural phenomenon, shared countless times on social media and sparking public conversations usually left for private spaces.I interviewed the author, Dr. Lindsay C. ...
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As a TEFL-certified teacher, here are the 12 online courses and apps I recommend for learning English as a new language

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Alyssa Powell/Business Insider English is the world's most common second language, and learning it can open up new career opportunities.Below are 12 online courses, apps, and resources to improve your English listening, reading, writing, and speaking skills.Read more: The 8 best apps, courses, and books to start learning SpanishSign up for Insider Reviews' weekly newsletter for more buying advice a...
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This bestselling psychology book on narcissistic parents and dysfunctional families is constantly shared on social media, and readers are opening up on how it helped them set stronger boundaries

Amazon; Alyssa Powell/Business Insider "Adult Children of Emotionally Immature Parents" is a bestselling book about dealing with difficult parents.The book breaks down emotionally immature parents into four categories, providing tips on setting boundaries and maintaining healthier relationships.It has become somewhat of a cultural phenomenon, shared countless times on social media and sparking public conversations usually left for private spaces.I interviewed the author, Dr. Lindsay C. ...
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As an alternative to a full master's degree, edX and Coursera offer MicroMaster and MasterTrack certificate programs at a fraction of the cost of grad school

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. edX Micromaster; Coursera; Alyssa Powell/Business Insider edX and both offer cheap or free online graduate courses, many from top universities like MIT, Duke, and the University of Michigan.edX MicroMasters and are bite-sized portions of master's degree programs. They can be used to build stand-alone skills to advance your career or as a stepping stone to a full master's program. We compared Mi...
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9 cheap online photo courses that can help sharpen your camera and editing skills - including free classes from Nikon until December 31

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Matthew Leete/Getty Images Learning a new skill can help decrease stress - and boredom.Photography is a great creative outlet for anyone to pick up, and is easy to practice in your home or backyard.Several online platforms offer free or cheap photography-related classes while others have temporarily created free memberships.Sign up for Insider Reviews' weekly newsletter for more buying advice and g...
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57 gifts for college students that they'll actually want to use, according to a recent grad

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. The best gift ideas for college students are useful, but fun - like comfortable sneakers, a new pair of headphones, or a candle that smells like home.As a recent college graduate myself, I can confidently say that this list of college gifts is a really good place to start and finish your holiday shopping.It covers tech gifts, gifts for studying, beauty gifts, and much more for college boys and college girl...
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If you run an Etsy shop, half the battle is getting your products seen. Here are 14 free or affordable online courses, YouTube videos, and resources to help you understand Etsy's algorithm.

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more.An Etsy shop's success depends on how easily people find what you're selling. Understanding SEO, algorithms, and ads can drastically improve your sales.Below are 14 affordable or free online courses, YouTube videos, podcasts, and online tools to help you learn everything you need to know.Read more: How to set up an Etsy store that instantly draws in customers and makes you big money, from people who did itS...
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MasterClass is having a huge 2-for-1 holiday sale right now — here's what it's like to take classes from celebrities, plus the best courses offered and answers to all your FAQs

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. is an e-learning platform that provides classes taught by well-known celebrities and industry leaders.  through December 28, where if you buy one annual, all-access pass, you get another one for free to gift to someone else. Yearly passes cost $180 (or $15 a month), but you can technically buy an individual class for $90.Below, you'll find a personal review, some common FAQs, and 13 of the best MasterCla...
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The best Cyber Monday deals on online courses include a 2-for-1 discount on Masterclass and 40% off Skillshare Premium

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Alyssa Powell/Business Insider As part of their Cyber Monday deals, many e-learning platforms and products like Coursera, edX, Udemy, MasterClass, CreativeLive, , Babbel, Rosetta Stone, Kindle, and Audible are offering online courses and subscriptions for free or at a discounted price.Below, we break down the deals for each platform, our recs for the best courses, plus how to give them as gifts.Re...
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The best Cyber Monday deals on online courses include a 2-for-1 discount on Masterclass and up to 90% off Udemy classes

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Alyssa Powell/Business Insider As part of their Cyber Monday deals, many e-learning platforms and products like Coursera, edX, Udemy, MasterClass, CreativeLive, Babbel, Rosetta Stone, Kindle, and Audible are offering online courses and subscriptions for free or at a discounted price.Below, we break down the deals for each platform, our recs for the best courses, plus how to give them as gifts.Read ...
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As a Cyber Monday deal, you can get free and full access to Yale's wildly popular online class, The Science of Well-Being

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Alyssa Powell/Business Insider was turned into an equally successful online version called The Science of Well-Being, which teaches you how to be happy. It's one of the Insider Reviews Team's most-recommended online courses.While you could always audit the class at no charge, Coursera's Cyber Week deal gives you free full access to the course you can get grades and a certificate of completion to ...
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The best Black Friday deals on online courses include a 2-for-1 discount on Masterclass and up to 90% off Udemy classes

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Alyssa Powell/Business Insider Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky As part of their Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals, many e-learning platforms and products like Coursera, edX, Udemy, MasterClass, CreativeLive, Babbel, Rosetta Stone, Kindle, and Audible are offering online courses and subscriptions for free or at a discounted price.Below, we break down the deals for each platform, our recs for t...
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As a Black Friday deal, you can get free and full access to Yale's wildly popular online class, The Science of Well-Being

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Alyssa Powell/Business Insider was turned into an equally successful online version called The Science of Well-Being, which teaches you how to be happy. It's one of the Insider Reviews Team's most recommended online courses.While you could always audit the class for free, Coursera's Black Friday deal gives you full access to the course for free. It lets you get grades and a certificate of complet...
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