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Get Skilled – and Salaried – with Help From Lynda.com

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Need to add more skills to your resume, or learn a new software for your current position? UFIT has you covered. Lynda.com is provided FREE by UFIT to all students, faculty, and staff with valid GatorLink credentials. In the FY ending June 30, 2017, UF led all universities in the “lynda campus” program with 35,999 unique users logging in and learning something new. Of the 5,000+ courses available on lynda, the most popular at UF in FY17 were:

1. Excel 2016 Essentials (11,439 Views)
2. Premiere Pro CC Essentials-2015 (9,804 Views)
3. Programming Foundations: Fundamentals (9,412 Views)
4. Office 365 for Mac: Word Essentials (9,388 Views)
5. Office 365 for Mac: Excel Essentials (8,831 Views)

The New York Times recently reported that tech companies are now recruiting for skills more than they are recruiting for traditional hiring filters, including some college degrees. With lynda.com, you can learn the programming, desktop publishing, and coding skills needed to make you a more attractive candidate for that dream job. To access lynda.com, simply sign in with your GatorLink credentials for 24/7 access to their tutorials. For assistance, contact the UF Computing Help Desk at 352-392-HELP/4357 or helpdesk@ufl.edu.