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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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The Best Way to Keep Millennials Engaged

November 18, 2016

Surveyed insights into what drives a new generation to work.

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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.

Read the full article at Time