10 Online Tools for Career Growth During Quarantine

By: Naomi Matlow

This is perhaps as good a time as any to focus on career growth. If you find yourself twiddling your thumbs, seeking an intentional direction, and an achievable goal during social isolation, the world is literally at your fingertips. Writer and philosopher Alan Watts once wrote, “No valid plans for the future can be made by those who have no capacity for living now.” So, what can each of us do now, despite our current limitations, that will help guide us with more intention into our future?  

10 Best Places To Go For Online Career Growth Tools…

1. Unsettled’s Lifestyle Incubator Virtual Retreat

Our Lifestyle Incubator is an unconventional, collaborative, and global 4-week Virtual Retreat that challenges you to find clarity on what’s next. Our next retreat begins on May 1 and early registration ends April 10th! 

2. EdX

Thousands of courses in multiple languages and disciplines are available to learn at your own pace or in real time. How about a free class from Harvard starting next week?

3. LinkedIn Learning 

LinkedIn Learning is now available for one month for free. There are many courses available on improving personal productivity, what makes a good story, and so much more. 

4. Coursera

Leadership? Social Psychology? Chimpanzee Behavior and Conservation? Study for free by professors at the world’s best universities on Coursera.  

5. Udemy 

Udemy is another one stop shop for anything from photography to business through videos on demand. And you can start at any time. 

6. The Ambition Plan

Unsettled alum, Lauretta Ihonor founded the Ambition Plan, an education platform for career changers. With free online career clarity resources and an 8-week virtual career clarity bootcamp, the Ambition Plan is there for you. 

7. Khan Academy

Khan Academy is a nonprofit that provides 100% free online courses for learners of all ages. Maybe this is the time to brush up on your knowledge of the American Civil War? 

8. Careershifters

This is as good a time as any to take stalk of your career trajectory and what you want out of your work next. Careershifters guides people through a step-by-step approach to more fulfilling work.

9. FlexJobs Career Coaching

Our partners at FlexJobs provide career coaching access by experts to their members for a deep discount. Get your job search and career questions answered one on one. 

And if you are looking for remote work, FlexJobs recently created these great resources. Check out “20 Remote Companies that Thrive on Virtual Work, Hiring Now” and “Companies Hiring For Remote Work-from-Home Jobs Right Now”.

10. The Unsettled Mastermind Community

Last by not least, career growth opportunities are infinite from within the Unsettled community itself. Our April crew is well underway and we would love to have you join us in May! Get on the list here 🙂

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