The Only List You Need to Build Your Skillset

Updated: Sep 28, 2020

New skills are more valuable nowadays than a diploma. Employers prefer employees with

strong and varied skillsets. Here’s a list of sites and apps that you can use to up your game.

1. Codeacademy

If coding is a valuable skill in your industry, Codeacademy is the go-to site to learn how to code.

Learn programming, computer science, or web development for free!

2. Coursera

Earn valuable credentials from top universities like Stanford, Yale, and Michigan and top

companies such as IBM and Google from this online learning platform. Each skill takes 4 to 6

weeks to complete and costs $29 to $99.

3. New Skills Academy

This online training platform has over 200 courses. Learn at your own pace from lessons

checked by industry experts in the UK.

4. Eventbrite and Meetup

These two websites are the leaders in the event space. If you are interested in tech and

business events in your local area, check these out.

5. Stitcher

Listening to podcasts is an easy, passive way to learn new skills. Stitcher is one of best go-to

podcasting apps. Listen to “Planet Money”, Stuff You Should Know”, and “Radiolab”.

6. TED Talks

Another passive learning app. TED talks is a collection of inspirational content from expert

speakers in the industry.

7. Toastmasters International

Looking to up your Leadership and Public Speaking skills? Join the Toastmasters! New members

pay $20.

8. Open Educational Resources (OER) Commons

This public digital library has a vast collection of educational resources that you can access

anytime for free.

9. Industry Associations

Looking for learning opportunities to climb the career ladder of your industry? Industry

Associations can point you to certification programs that you take advantage of.

10. LinkedIn Learning

The social network for professionals also offers courses taught by real-life experts around the

globe. Just recently, LinkedIn acquired Lynda and now offers all of its courses. LinkedIn Learning

comes with a one-month free trial.

11. Webinara

From corporate management to digital marketing, Webinara has a vast collection of webinars

that you can access. Membership is free.

12. Audible

Audible is the king of audio books. Learn from industry experts while on the go.

13. VolunteerMatch

Volunteering to various organisations is one of the best ways to learn new skills while making

an impact.

14. Duolingo

Learning a new language has never been fun with Duolingo. This app is free to use and you’re

guaranteed to learn a phrase or two in just a few minutes!

Start learning today!

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