Whether you’re a recent college graduate or a veteran of the workforce, we’re sure you’ve had a few people tell you to never stop learning. It’s solid advice, but as with many things, you may find it difficult to actually follow through. It’s easy to get caught up in day-to-day routines and feel like you have no time left to grow your knowledge. Here are a few ways to keep learning no matter how packed your schedule seems.
Read Newsletters Over Morning Coffee
Part of an industry that’s constantly on the move? Find a newsletter that will get you up to speed on news and trends in your field. Not only will you improve yourself personally, but you’ll also gain valuable skills that will translate into your everyday work.
Listen to Podcasts on the Go
If you have a long commute or need something new to listen to while you’re working out, there’s a podcast for just about everything. Subscribe to your favorites to learn and entertain yourself all at once.
Search for Online Classes
While some of these classes require payments, there are many opportunities for growth and learning that won’t cost you a single cent.
- Did you know that we offer learning opportunities to all of our associates through Nelnet University? Our learning system allows associates to grow in a variety of fields.
Make It Fun, Not a Chore
In the end, this is probably the most important piece of advice we can give you. If learning new skills feels more like something you have to get through rather than something to look forward to, you’re exponentially less likely to end up doing it. By finding a learning strategy that works for you, it’ll become part of your routine before you know it.