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Jane Daly's Worklife Podcast - Ian Mcllwain: Digital-first Learning


In this episode Jane talk to Ian Mcllwain about Digital-first Learning

Ian is a technology company leader with more than 20 years’ experience in business development, sales, and strategic operations. As part of the UK leadership team and Head of LinkedIn Learning UK & Ireland, Ian is currently leading a team helping clients to develop, retain and transform their talent. 

In the workplace, Ian is passionate about customer value, technology, diversity, inclusion & belonging, coaching, empowerment, compassionate management, building great teams and having fun doing it.

Ian recommends the following 3 things for listeners to deep-dive further: 

Something free from Linkedin:


LinkedIn Career Explorer

Comparing skills across jobs can make it easier to find the right job for you. Since Time Management is a critical skill for both Food Servers and Operations Coordinators, let’s go deeper to understand the other skills that overlap between the two jobs and what skills you would need to build to move from one job to the other.

What does it do

“Our Career Explorer tool will help you discover potential career opportunities based on the skills you already have. Enter your most recent job, and we’ll surface opportunities that you have high skills overlap with and resources to help you build any new skills to make a career pivot”

Something free from Microsoft:

Free Learning Paths for Top Jobs

Start developing your skills with free learning paths from LinkedIn Learning and Microsoft Learn.


Something not to do with LinkedIn or Microsoft but a resource I love:

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Jane Daly's Worklife Podcast - Katie King: AI in Business




In this episode Jane talks to Katie King about the facinating world of AI and how it's impacting Business. 

Katie King has over 30 years’ experience and has advised many of the world’s leading brands and business leaders, including Richard Branson/Virgin, Natwest/RBS, Accenture, PA Consulting, Orange, Arsenal Football Club, and Harrods.  Her expertise spans all industries and sectors, with IPO experience, and growth for blue-chip brands and start-ups.

In recent years, Katie has developed a keen interest in Artificial Intelligence, and has become a sought-after thought leader on the topic.  She is author of Using Artificial Intelligence in Marketing:  How to Harness AI and Maintain the Competitive Edge, published by Kogan Page in February 2019.  Katie is also a member of the UK Government All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) task force for the enterprise adoption of AI.

If you are looking to explore more about AI in Business, Katie recommends: Katie's book on AI  – my legacy and something I’m really proud of. 

Here’s a link to purchase it and a 20% discount code for listeners: Code:AIMARKETING20

A superb book by Max Tegmark from MIT called: Life 3.0 – a must read!

Click here to find out more or buy it 

Access to the keynote speech on AI in Business

An incredible Dan Brown novel 'Origin' based around AI

Click here to find out more or buy it 

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