Udemy Business in the News

Udemy Hires New President Greg Brown as Its Growth Continues

January 29, 2021

This key hire comes at a growth state for Udemy, which accelerated with the pandemic. In 2020, Udemy reached a $3.25 billion valuation and Udemy for Business surpassed $100 million in annual recurring revenue, according to its data.

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What HR Professionals Are Looking Forward to in 2021

January 8, 2021

Udemy SVP of People Cara Brennan Allamano looks ahead into 2021 and shares the importance of maintaining humanity within an organization.

Read the full article at SHRM

100 Best Places to Work in the Bay Area

January 11, 2021

Built In's “Best Places to Work” list rates companies based on their employer benefits and ranks organizations that are great places to work.

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3 Ways To Create A Culture Of Internal Mobility

December 10, 2020

Udemy SVP of People Cara Brennan Allamano shares how Udemy retains its best employees by giving them the freedom to move up or around the organization and how the company has intentionally created a culture where it’s common to raise a hand if you’re interested in a job opening within the organization.

Read the full article at Forbes

Training for this Workplace Skill is Up Nearly 4,000% in 2020

November 24, 2020

According to a new report from Udemy for Business, a learning and development platform, workers have been devouring virtual training courses that help them learn soft skills to better manage their mental health and wellness. The learning platform found that, between 2019 and 2020, the number of hours logged for courses that teach anxiety management alone jumped by nearly 4,000%. Demand for courses that teach people other soft skills including resilience and stress management also saw triple-digit growth.

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3 New $100M ARR Club Members and a Call for the Next Generation of Growth-Stage Startups

November 24, 2020

Udemy for Business grew from $1 million ARR to $100 million in five years. Udemy for Business sells its services to companies so that they can better train their staff.

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Udemy Adds More Than $1 Billion To Its Valuation In New Funding Round

November 19, 2020

Online learning platform Udemy announced today that it had raised an additional $50 million, boosting its valuation from the $2 billion it reported in February to $3.25 billion. The new round brings the San Francisco-based company’s total funding to more than $273 million.

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6 Training Trends to Watch that “Will Define the Workplace in 2021

November 1, 2020

Udemy published key findings of its 2021 Workplace Learning Trends Report. The report detailed training courses that have seen a surge in demand on Udemy for Business, the company's online learning platform. The company also analyzed organizational "learning behaviors" to identify six trends Udemy believes will "define the workplace in 2021."

Read the full article at TechRepublic

Udemy for Business Surpasses $100M In Annual Revenue

October 29, 2020

Udemy for Business announced that its annual revenue reached $100 million annual recurring revenue (ARR) after a 90% surge in enrollments this year. “This milestone is further proof of Udemy’s successful business model and rapid growth over the last five years,” said the company in a press statement. Privately held and headquartered in San Francisco, Udemy hosts 57,000 instructors over 130,000 courses in 65 languages, while Udemy for Business curates 7,000 of the highest-rated courses.

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COVID-19: How to Protect Your Business from the ‘Mind-Killing’ Effect of Fear

October 22, 2019

Udemy VP of Learning Shelley Osborne shares how fostering a growth mindset means not being afraid to take risks and fail and how to foster that mindset.

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6 Tips on How to Be a Leader Others Can Learn From

October 19, 2020

Udemy VP of Learning Shelley Osborne explains why leading by example has never been so necessary. In times of change and volatility, leaders should model a growth mindset and take a future-forward approach.

Read the full article at Entrepreneur

Why Learning Is The Future Of Work

September 22, 2020

Embracing a learning culture is a prerequisite for organizations that want employees to keep acquiring new skills for their own sakes as well as for the organization’s. And there’s no better time than now– the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have only reinforced the importance of building agility into an organization. Throughout the conversation, Shelley’s passion for instilling a culture of continuous learning in all organizations shone through – it’s evident that she’s deeply committed to the cause.

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Fortune Magazine’s Change the World Companies

September 21, 2020

Not all great teachers have classrooms. That’s the premise behind Udemy, the world’s largest marketplace for online classes. Since its 2009 launch, some 35 million users have enrolled in 130,000 different courses there. In the pandemic, Udemy has served as an affordable bridge to new job skills. Technical drawing and coding are particularly popular classes; so is stress management (go figure).

Read the full article at Fortune

Making Time for Learning When No One Has Time

September 10, 2020

Udemy VP of Learning Shelley Osborne shares six ways leaders can take a more creative and flexible approach to professional development during this challenging time.

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Udemy for Business Selected to Further Advance Digital Skills of the United States Air Force

August 21, 2020

Business and Enterprise Systems Product Innovation (BESPIN), a United States Air Force (USAF) agile development lab, has chosen Udemy to upskill Airmen across the entire organization with the newest and most in-demand technical and business skills, including machine learning, web development, artificial intelligence, leadership, data science, and more.

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2020 Top Online Learning Library Companies

July 23, 2020

With the evolution of online learning libraries, it’s easier than ever for learners to access content wherever and whenever they need it and for training professionals to ensure that the content learners are consuming is accurate and appropriate for their roles. Udemy for Business is ranked one of the top 20.

Read the full article at Training Industry

How to Train Workers for a Growth Mindset

July 7, 2020

Udemy VP of Learning Shelley Osborne shares how a growth mindset can serve as both a core differentiator for success and a way of maintaining sanity in this new economic reality.

Read the full article at HR Dive

Anyone Can Teach Anything On This Education Site — And That’s Why It’s Worth Billions

June 17, 2020

In May alone, the company logged 25 million new enrollments, compared to 9 million the previous May. Its Udemy for Business division, which sells annual subscriptions for $360 per user to companies including Adidas and Toyota, is booming too. Among the most popular classes: best practices for Zoom video conferencing and how to manage a virtual team.

Read the full article at Forbes

Udemy Adds Free Content for Workers Impacted by COVID-19

June 16, 2020

Online learning platform Udemy will add more than 700 of its courses to Talent Exchange, developed by vendor Eightfold.ai, in an effort to improve access to training resources for those impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, the companies said in a June 11 statement.

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Coronavirus is a Business Opportunity for Reskilling Companies

May 13, 2020

Udemy, the largest global marketplace for learning and teaching online, found the coronavirus pandemic is boosting the tech education industry. Enrollment in courses related to telecommuting spiked by 21,598%, virtual teams surged 1,523%, decision-making rose 277%, self-discipline grew 237% and stress management increased by 235%.

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4 EdTech CEOs Peer into the Industry’s Future

May 11, 2020

Historically, however, the United States has been slower to adopt edtech than other countries. Udemy, a San Francisco-based learning market place last valued at $2 billion, recently released a report to give a little insight into how people around the world are learning; the company had 130% growth in enrollments in the U.S., 200% in India, 320% in Italy and 280% in Spain.

Read the full article at TechCrunch

Building Organizational Resilience Through Learning

May 8, 2020

Udemy President Darren Shimkus discusses the significant surge in online learning on Udemy over the last two months. To help other organizations understand the current state of learning around the world, Udemy released a comprehensive data report, “Online Education Steps Up: What the World is Learning (from Home).”

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Udemy: Online Course Enrollment Surged 425% Amid Lockdowns

April 30, 2020

Udemy saw a more than 400% spike in course enrollments for individuals between February and March. Business and government use increased by 80%, while instructors created 55% more new courses.

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Why Remote Working Doesn’t Have to Mean Alienated Employees

April 15, 2020

Udemy VP of Learning Shelley Osborne shares the most effective ways for remote workers to have difficult conversations, as well as how leaders can think about approaching performance feedback and potential lay-offs.

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Learning Is Essential To Your Remote Workplace Strategy

April 9, 2020

Udemy President Darren Shimkus shares the essential need for learning while shifting to remote work.

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Bay Area Tech for Education Sees Boom Amid Scramble for Online Learning

April 9, 2020

Online learning is truly mainstream now. It’s been moving that way for a long time, but based on what we’re seeing right now, we think it’s likely that these shifts will remain even after we return to some level of normalcy.

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Training Today for Tomorrow

March 3, 2020

With today’s workplace more fluid than ever, now is the time to reinvent learning and development for 2020 and beyond, says Shelley Osborne of Udemy for Business, through networked teams, skills mapping, continuous training and social learning.

Read the full article at HR Reporter

Online Learning Marketplace Udemy Raises $50M at a $2B Valuation from Japanese Publisher Benesse

February 19, 2020

Udemy, which provides a marketplace offering some 150,000 different online learning courses from business analytics to ukulele lessons, has picked up $50 million from a single investor, Benesse Holdings, the Japan-based educational publisher that has been Udemy’s partner in the country. The investment was made at a $2 billion pre-money valuation, it said.

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The Top 20 IT Training Companies

February 19, 2020

As enterprises face digital transformation, training IT professionals to develop cutting-edge skills and maintain knowledge is critical. Here's the list of the top 20 IT training companies, in no particular order, from the business resource Training Industry.

Read the full article at Training Republic

What 2020 has in store for working life, according to HR leaders

January 21, 2020

In a report published at the end of last year, online learning platform Udemy offered some insights that support Lawson’s words. In the face of automation, for example, Udemy noted that most of the respondents to its survey expressed excitement for learning the new skills that will come with this change.

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5 Ways To Future-Proof Your Workforce

December 4, 2019

Udemy Darren Shimkus shares the ways organizations can future proof their workforces.

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These 10 hottest tech skills could pay off the most in 2020, says new report

December 2, 2019

Udemy’s latest 2020 Workplace Learning Trends Report, however, found that the No. 1 new skill its users are most interested in is Gatsby.js, an open-source framework that helps developers build websites and apps. Created in 2015, Gatsby.js has been used by notable brands such as Nike, Impossible Foods and Hopper.

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The 10 most in-demand soft skills to master if you want a raise, promotion or new job in 2020

November 21, 2019

According to Udemy’s 2020 Workplace Learning Trends Report, a having a growth mindset — or the ability to continue learning in order to adapt to change — was ranked as the most important soft skill for career success.

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These will be the top 10 most popular tech skills of 2020

November 19, 2019

As technology continues to evolve at a rapid pace, it can be difficult to know exactly what skill sets are necessary to thrive in different fields. One way to find out is to understand people are spending their time learning, which is exactly what Udemy’s 2020 Workplace Learning Trends Report aims to do.

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How to Conduct Virtual Training That Doesn’t Stink

November 12, 2019

While remote work has benefits like improved employee satisfaction and productivity, it’s critical to ensure that remote employees still feel connected to company culture and are continuing to learn and grow, which may require some outside-the-box thinking.

Read the full article at Training Industry

Udemy for Business launched Learning Paths

November 10, 2019

Udemy for Business launched Learning Paths, a new feature that allows customers to more efficiently curate the right combination of Udemy for Business courses, external materials or proprietary company resources. The tool allows any employee to build a personalized learning experience to achieve specific outcomes, such as onboarding employees, mastering competencies or preparing for major projects.

Read the full article at HCM Technology Report

The Business of Learning, Episode 22: Soft Skills as a Differentiator

October 28, 2019

In this episode of The Business of Learning, Shelley Osborne, head of learning and development at Udemy, and G. Riley Mills, co-founder and chief operating officer of Pinnacle Performance Company and author of “The Bullseye Principle,” share their insights on why the phrase “soft skills” may be a misnomer — and what some better terms might be.

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Most workers don’t actually want a super casual workplace

October 1, 2019

New research from Udemy reveals that workers aren’t content with the blurring of lines between personal and professional lives and the relaxing of workplace norms.

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The people have spoken: A bad commute outweighs company mission

September 24, 2019

In recent years, the commute has been a dealbreaker for many candidates; in fact, location is now one of the first topics I address with candidates.

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Hitting the right balance of employee happiness and employee engagement

August 29, 2019

Ultimately, companies look to be productive and successful, and engaged employees are a means to that end — but happiness can't be ignored, either.

Read the full article at HR Dive

How Training Bolsters Relationships and Builds EQ

July 16, 2019

Employers have long seen the need for training employees in hard skills. In recent years, soft skills like leadership and communication have crept into learning and development initiatives, too.

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What Everyone Should Know About Managing Gen Z

June 25, 2019

Carrie Viohl, the co-owner of The Square, a restaurant in Moultrie, Georgia, manages a team of Gen Zers (those born between 1997 and 2012, the oldest of whom are just entering the workforce). But she wasn’t optimistic about hiring them at first.

Read the full article at Thrive Global

The Game of Thrones’ Hangover is a Blip on the Radar Compared to the Annual Cost of Digital Distraction

May 19, 2019

It’s predicted that millions of Americans will call in sick with a hangover from the final Game of Thrones episode, which, if you’re reading this later, aired on HBO Sunday, May 19.

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Work-Life Balance Beats Out Mission as Source of Meaningful Work

May 16, 2019

Meaningful work has shown up in studies as crucial to employees' happiness for some time. A 2017 report found that meaningful work topped the list of positive employees experiences. Since "meaningful work" can mean different things to different people, as the Udemy report showed, the challenge for employers is finding what factors resonate with certain employees to engage and retain them.

Read the full article at HR Dive

Udemy Identifies the Drivers of Employee Happiness in its First Workplace Happiness Report

May 15, 2019

Udemy released the company’s “2019 Workplace Happiness Report,” which found that feeling fulfilled at work is about achieving work-life balance and having a better quality of life.

Read the full article at HR Technologist

3 Things Employees Need To Be Happy At Work

May 14, 2019

To feel fulfilled at work, employees must prioritize a healthy work-life balance and good quality of life, according to an Udemy report released on Tuesday.

Read the full article at TechRepublic

The Best Defense Is A Strong Offense — Especially When Addressing Your Shortcomings

May 8, 2019

It’s one of those cliché interview questions: what’s your biggest weakness? If you’re ever interviewing with me, I like to mix it up a little and ask, “what is your personal kryptonite,” but I’m getting at the same thing.

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Feedback Isn’t the Problem, but the Way that We Deliver it is Broken

April 27, 2019

Companies need to value employees who embrace personal growth, pursue big professional goals, and want to understand their career options.

Read the full article at Fast Company

Udemy SVP Cara Brennan Allamano On 4 Ways We Can Avoid Workplace Burnout

April 25, 2019

Let’s face it: we all hit the wall sometimes. Our inboxes are overflowing, our calendars are packed, and the chat messages won’t stop. But burnout is not a sustainable state of being.

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The Upskilling Imperative: Why Accomplishments Alone Won’t Earn You A Promotion

March 6, 2019

Too many employees get promoted based on what they’ve done in the past, not because they have a proven aptitude for the next role. This is especially true when individual contributors move into management positions. Recent Udemy research found overwhelming evidence that people are promoted into management too quickly, and many employees think their supervisors need more manager training.

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New Research Shows This Is the Most Needed Soft Skill in 2019

February 26, 2019

A new study from Udemy outlined the top soft skills needed in 2019, and found conflict management as number one. HR spends five hours a week on such tension. An astounding $359 billion paid hours at work are annually spent dealing with this issue.

Read the full article at Inc.

To Close the Skills Gap, Let Go of These 5 Myths

January 22, 2019

Before we can devise effective solutions to fix the skills gap, we need to dispel several myths and misunderstandings. It’s well-documented that companies are struggling to hire enough new workers, but historically low unemployment is only part of the problem.

Read the full article at HR Outlook

Ready or Not: The 4 Technologies That Will Impact IT in 2019

January 7, 2019

Given the rapid rate of technology's evolution, IT professionals specifically find themselves in a difficult situation. They constantly have to learn the latest IT skills to be competitive in the job market. This tends to create the cyclical process of skilling and then re-skilling.

Read the full article at VMBlog

Udemy and the Empire of Skills

November 14, 2018

Udemy is the most market-based of the online giants, in that it eschews the traditional education gatekeepers. It encourages individuals to develop courses without regard to where they might have gone to school or taught, and allows the market to determine value. It focuses on skills, far more than certifications or degrees.

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Here’s How to Spotlight Skills Over Schooling in Your Next Job Interview

October 26, 2018

The modern workplace is a fluid environment, and career paths are no longer linear. Given this state of constant change, companies are looking for lifelong learners who are ready, willing and able to adapt to whatever comes next.

Read the full article at Entrepreneur

Navigating Digital Transformation: Skills To Prepare For What’s Next

October 4, 2018

As digital technology is transforming the world, organizations are scrambling to adapt and scale while ensuring their employees are staying ahead of the shrinking shelf life of skills. Adobe's director of talent development Danielle Clark shares how Adobe brings its employees along on its digital transformation journey internally, while also driving digital change for its customers.

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Engage Employees by Creating a Learning Culture

September 18, 2018

As job functions change due to artificial intelligence, automation, and myriad forces impacting how we work, forward-thinking companies are adapting the way they operate in order to remain competitive. The smartest ones are also rethinking how they prioritize learning and development (L&D) in this age of continuous reskilling.

Read the full article at HR West

Updating Your Resume Might Mean Updating Yourself

August 10, 2018

At a time of historically low unemployment, companies are having trouble filling open jobs. Moreover, technologies like automation and artificial intelligence are changing job responsibilities faster than most employers can keep up.

Read the full article at Forbes

How Soft Skills Can Help You Get Ahead In A Tech World

August 10, 2018

The road to success is paved with soft skills, an unfortunate label because these skills are anything but fluffy. When you complement technical skills with soft skills, you increase your value beyond any specific job responsibilities.

Read the full article at Entrepreneur

How Soft Skills Can Help You Get Ahead In A Tech World

August 10, 2018

While it's true that technology plays a huge part in virtually every job out there, plenty of other skills contribute to your performance, and being able to code will only take you so far. If you want to set yourself apart as a workplace superstar, either as a manager or individual contributor, you're going to have to develop into a well-rounded professional.

Read the full article at Entrepreneur

How to Find the ‘Explainers’ and Turn Them into Your L&D Warriors

August 8, 2018

Explainers are the perfect bridge between employees who need to learn and employers having trouble keeping up with quickly evolving tools and technologies.

Read the full article at L&D Daily Advisor

Upskill To Pay The Bills: How New Employees Can Navigate The Emerging Workforce

June 26, 2018

Organizations can help support employees by anticipating new skills needed and paving a path for employees to improve themselves.

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These are the Most In-Demand Skills for 2018, According to Udemy for Business

June 13, 2018

If you’re finding that there is a ball of anxiety forming in the pit of your stomach about how the skills you currently have will fare in this ever-changing market, you can put your fears to rest – you just need to keep calm and retrain.

Read the full article at SiliconRepublic

How to Create an Effective Company Training Program

June 9, 2018

A successful training program needs the involvement of the executives. By demonstrating support of a learning mindset, stakeholders can give employees the confidence to fully embrace training and development.

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Evolving Learning Strategies to Keep Pace With the Modern Workforce

June 6, 2018

Employees who are empowered to build and improve their soft skills are not only better at their jobs, they also become the type of teammates and leaders who bring out the best in others.

Read the full article at Training Journal

Grads, Feel Like Your Diploma Might Not Be Enough? These Are the Skills You Need

June 5, 2018

As the skills gap across the nation is continuing to impact the workforce in a time of digital transformation, the workforce of the future will continue to face new obstacles in an evolving market.

Read the full article at Entrepreneur

How to Convince the C-Suite to Make Learning a Priority

June 4, 2018

Given the accelerating pace of workplace transformation across every industry, the need for continual upskilling grows exponentially every day.

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When the World of Work is Changing so Fast, What Should Workers Be Learning?

May 22, 2018

Learning and development (L&D) leaders need to shift how they’ve traditionally approached their jobs — from being the gatekeepers of knowledge to being facilitators of learning.

Read the full article at U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Time for a New Employer-Employee Contract

April 10, 2018

Helping employees gain skills and providing career development often take a back seat to business priorities more directly tied to revenue, but workplace learning has never been more critical than it is right now.

Read the full article at Forbes

Don’t Embellish Your Resume, Do These Things Instead

May 8, 2018

There’s nothing wrong with playing up your skills on a resume to present yourself in the best possible light but data from Udemy for Business found that 26% of workers under 40 have lied on their resume.

Read the full article at Fast Company

When Work Feels Chaotic, Take Back Your Power With Learning

May 4, 2018

According to Udemy for Business research, 70 percent of workers think training could help them cope with distractions, but 66 percent have never spoken to a manager about it.

Read the full article at Recruiter.com

Algorithms Are Coming for Their Jobs, So Workers Are Teaching Themselves Algorithms

May 4, 2018

Udemy for Business customer Malwarebytes shares its story on how it adopted lifelong learning to stay relevant in the rapidly changing cybersecurity industry.

Read the full article at LA Times

2018 Top Online Learning Library Companies

May 4, 2018

Training Industry continuously monitors the training marketplace looking for the best providers of services/technologies in support of corporate learning and development. This second annual list is designed to help buy-side organizations in their search for online learning platforms that possess on-demand libraries of courses and content for corporate/individual learning and development.

Read the full article at Training Industry

Top 5 Ways a Learning Culture Impacts the Bottom Line

April 24, 2018

Cultures built around feeding and nurturing the curiosity of employees not only enable modern businesses to keep up with ever-changing workplace needs and demands, but they also drive increased employee productivity and engagement.

Read the full article at Inc.

Making the Business Case for a Learning Culture

April 17, 2018

Learning-driven organizations tend to be more efficient, create more customer value and market leadership, and report higher customer satisfaction.

Read the full article at U.S. Chamber of Commerce

The Instant Message Generation Gap

April 17, 2018

With the slew of new technologies, including workplace instant messaging, it's critical for businesses to train employees on how to avoid their pitfalls.

Read the full article at Wall Street Journal

The 21st Century Workforce: Driving Productivity in an Era of Distractions

April 6, 2018

Companies regularly roll out new technologies and tools to help employees do their jobs more efficiently but it's also important to understand strategies to mitigate workplace distractions and maintain productivity.

Read the full article at Hr Technologist

Are Workplace Distractions Hurting your Bottom Line?

March 28, 2018

The barrage of workplace disruptions is not only difficult to navigate, but it significantly impacts employee productivity, efficiency and even happiness.

Read the full article at Human Resources Executive

HR Buzz: Employees Are Distracted at Work

March 22, 2018

Distraction is a silent thief and training for employees on how to use email productively, time management and other soft skills can help combat the issue.

Read the full article at Bloomberg Law

Distractions Are Costing Companies Millions – Here’s Why 66% of Workers Won’t Talk About It

April 22, 2018

Insight from recent Udemy for Business research into what happens for businesses and employees when workplace distractions run wild.

Read the full article at Inc.

Social Media, Personal Technology Killing Productivity, Udemy Study Finds

March 21, 2018

A recent Udemy for Business report on workplace distractions found that both personal and business-related tech tools get in the way of work.

Read the full article at eWeek

Making Over L&D to Serve a Fast-Changing Workplace

March 7, 2018

In order to attract and retain quality talent, employers would be wise to nurture a learning culture and revisit their L&D strategy to make learning a strategic asset.

Read the full article at U.S. Chamber of Commerce Blog

Insights On The Future Of Business, Tech And Education

February 1, 2018

The days of “school for learning, then work for life” are gone…and they aren't coming back. Hear insights from Udemy CEO Kevin Johnson on his business best practices and adopting a learning mindset.

Read the full article at Forbes

Learning Is ‘Hot Benefit’ That Helps Employers and Employees

January 25, 2018

The importance of learning as an employee benefit will continue to increase as the competition for talent increases.

Read the full article at Bloomberg Law

Examining Skills Gap Perceptions

January 17, 2018

While a skills gap is widely acknowledged, perception of it varies among industry, rank, generation and gender.

Read the full article at Chief Learning Officer

What Do Attitudes Toward the Skills Gap Tell Us About State of the U.S. Workforce?

December 13, 2017

The best way for companies to find the talent they need is to grow their own — and close their own skills gaps.

Read the full article at Huffington Post

3 Strategies for Success in a Skills Gap Era

December 4, 2017

Find out the steps workers can take to shore up their skill sets and be better prepared for the changes ahead.

Read the full article at Training Magazine

How to Spot a Resume Liar–These 2 Things Should Make You Think Twice

November 23, 2017

According to findings from Udemy's 2017 State of the Skills Gap Report, many job applicants are leaving hiring managers wanting more by lying on their resumes or during interviews.

Read the full article at Inc.

More Than a Quarter of Professionals Under 40 Lie on Their Resume—Here’s Why

November 22, 2017

As a result of a changing job market, and worries about the future, Udemy found that a significant number of workers feel more inclined to lie about their skills in order to get hired, particularly young people.

Read the full article at CNBC

How to Incorporate This One Employee Perk to Improve Your Business

September 15, 2017

The benefits of a learning culture are real, especially as the modern workplace demands continuous learning to keep up with ever-changing business needs and technologies.

Read the full article at Entrepreneur

How Adults Can Compete for ‘New-Collar’ Jobs

September 9, 2017

Hear from Udemy CEO Kevin Johnson on how workers are retraining and reskilling to meet employers' needs.

Read the full article at The Hill

What’s needed for innovation: The enduring benefits of hiring lifelong learners

August 9, 2017

Udemy for Business General Manager, Darren Shimkus, is featured in HR West's print pub! Check out page 14.

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2017 Top 20 Online Learning Library Companies

August 2, 2017

Training Industry continuously monitors the training marketplace looking for the best providers of services/technologies in support of corporate learning and development.

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Your Top Employees Are Learning New Skills on Their Own Time. Here’s What You Should Do.

July 6, 2017

While your first thought may be these employees are about to jump ship, your priority should be to encourage this kind of lateral growth.

Read the full article at Entrepreneur

Udemy: 58% of employees turn to training to reduce stress

June 13, 2017

The Udemy study found that 52% of full time employees in the U.S. are more stressed now than a year ago. On top of that, 58% of employees are turning to corporate training to combat stress.

Read the full article at HR Dive

Udemy Study: Stress Levels on the Rise

June 6, 2017

Darren Shimkus, VP & GM at Udemy for Business, explains why younger people in the workplace have higher levels of stress.

Read the full article at Cheddar

5 Employee Training Tactics That Actually Work

May 18, 2017

Every new job has a learning curve – and every existing job evolves over time. Consistent learning and training helps employees build and sharpen their skills, and ensures that your team is growing with their roles, rather than remaining stagnant.

Read the full article at Business News Daily

Udemy is featured as one of Indeed’s top 25 amazing tech companies in Dublin, Ireland!

May 8, 2017

Dublin’s Silicon Docks is the centre of Ireland’s thriving tech scene, home to high-tech brands and waves of on-point startups.

Read the full article at Indeed Prime

5 learning and development trends to watch out for in 2017

December 15, 2016

To help L&D professionals shape a next-generation learning environment, Udemy for Business took a deep dive into the profile of the modern online learner based on its platform of 13 million students to distill key learning trends and what to expect in 2017.

Read the full article at HumanResources

5 Predictions for Corporate Learning in 2017

December 7, 2016

Read about trends we expect to shape how companies deliver learning & development (L&D) to their teams in 2017.

Read the full article at Huffington Post

Building a B2B Business Within a B2C Company

December 2, 2016

Bowery Capital Startup Sales Podcast interview Darren Shimkus, the General Manager of Udemy for Business, to discuss Building a B2B Business Within a B2C Company.

Read the full article at Bowery Capital

What Happened to Engagement? Here’s Why Employees Are Bored at Work.

November 29, 2016

Investigate what individuals want to learn, and align them with special tasks that will support their interests.

Read the full article at Entrepreneur

Millennials are twice as bored at work as baby boomers

November 23, 2016

US millennials and entry-level workers report higher levels of boredom and are more likely to leave their companies. Here's how you can keep them engaged.

Read the full article at TechRepublic

The Best Way to Keep Millennials Engaged

November 18, 2016

Surveyed insights into what drives a new generation to work.

Read the full article at Edtech Digest

Promote Learning to Curb Boredom

November 16, 2016

Want to engage the 43 percent of office workers who are currently bored at work? Teach them something they can use on the job or in their career.

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Soft skills, flexibility make for next-level marketing hires

August 26, 2016

CMOs and marketing managers should always be on the lookout for marketers who can bring value to their organizations and can find them by focusing not only on specialized skillsets but also on soft skills.

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Edtech startup Udemy raises $60 million from Naspers for international expansion

June 2, 2016

The venture arm of Naspers Ltd. has invested $60 million in Udemy, an online marketplace for education.

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Udemy Thinks It’s Cracked the Future of Online Education

February 12, 2016

Udemy CEO Dennis Yang believes online education can serve a role of helping professionals long out of college keep up with changing workplaces and stay on the cutting-edge of skills development.

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