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Five ways online learning can help your career path

In this blog post, we find out what recruitment and learning and development professionals think about online learning and what it can do for your career development.

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Online learning offers value at any stage of your career. Whether you’re just starting out in the working world or seeking a promotion to a higher position, online learning can improve your marketability to employers and prove your passion for your role.

What do professionals in recruitment and learning and development think about online learning? FutureLearn conducted a survey of 600 individuals to find out.

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Wherever you’re at on your career path, online learning will help you progress in the right direction. Think of it as your own career compass.

Join online courses to develop soft skills, build industry-specific knowledge, and grow your confidence to take the next step.

*The survey was conducted in August 2018 among 600 professionals with responsibility for either recruitment or learning and development within their organisation. The respondents were split across the UK, US and Australia with 200 in each country.

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