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Score 8.6 out of 100
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Score 8.5 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

LinkedIn Learning (Lynda.com)

A great scenario where LinkedIn Learning is fantastic is when working on a project where we miss specific skill sets. My coworker was skilled in Microsoft Power BI, while I was not. So I spent 3 hours going through a few LinkedIn Learning Power BI trainings to get up to speed. Another coworker was not experienced in Google Analytics, and again, LinkedIn Learning filled in the blanks.A scenario where it's less appropriate is finding specific needs for your use case. While LinkedIn Learning is great for learning how something works and exploring test projects - don't expect it to hold your hand to do something very specific. For example - if you need to deploy a app using YOUR SPECIFIC WORKFLOW, you're not going to find a point-by-point tutorial. You'll find courses on how to deploy it in different ways, but not exactly the way you need it.
Rocky Kev | TrustRadius Reviewer

ThinkHR Learn

It is very appropriate for new hires to be able to take training during on-boarding. for customer service, safety, and some policy training. It is also great for OSHA training. They have great management training, especially for first time managers. Also have HR training and updates as well for HR staff or HR staff new to their roles.
Cyndi Rooks, PHR, HCS, SHRM-CP | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Learning Management

LinkedIn Learning (Lynda.com)
ThinkHR Learn
6.9
Course authoring
LinkedIn Learning (Lynda.com)
ThinkHR Learn
8.0
Course catalog or library
LinkedIn Learning (Lynda.com)
ThinkHR Learn
7.0
Player/Portal
LinkedIn Learning (Lynda.com)
ThinkHR Learn
7.0
Learning content
LinkedIn Learning (Lynda.com)
ThinkHR Learn
8.0
Mobile friendly
LinkedIn Learning (Lynda.com)
ThinkHR Learn
5.0
Progress tracking & certifications
LinkedIn Learning (Lynda.com)
ThinkHR Learn
6.0
Assignments
LinkedIn Learning (Lynda.com)
ThinkHR Learn
7.0
Compliance management
LinkedIn Learning (Lynda.com)
ThinkHR Learn
7.0
Learning administration
LinkedIn Learning (Lynda.com)
ThinkHR Learn
7.0
Learning reporting & analytics
LinkedIn Learning (Lynda.com)
ThinkHR Learn
7.0
Social learning
LinkedIn Learning (Lynda.com)
ThinkHR Learn
7.0

Pros

LinkedIn Learning (Lynda.com)

  • Industry expert authors/instructors - you're learning from people with pedigree.
  • Breadth and depth of catalog - not only is there a wide range of topics and disciplines, but there are frequently several levels of depth within each (eg. Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced).
  • Time needed to complete each course AND each section of a course are included - you know what you're getting into from the first click.
Chris Salles | TrustRadius Reviewer

ThinkHR Learn

  • Information- they provide very valuable information on assorted topics that can help anyone in an HR-related role.
  • Solving problems- you can find answers to problems you have run into, or situations that you are unsure of what you should do.
  • HR insights- they provide very beneficial HR information, updates to laws/policies, etc.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

LinkedIn Learning (Lynda.com)

  • Different results depending on each person's learning style or each expert's teaching style. Like in school, not all matchups will be beneficial and totally, completely informational.
  • Sometimes the videos can be long, which means it can be easy to get distracted/not pay attention. Sometimes long videos are warranted, sometimes they're not. Lynda is best for candidates with the self-discipline to stay committed.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

ThinkHR Learn

  • Employee Handbook builder needs to updated. Free version should have more features
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

LinkedIn Learning (Lynda.com)

LinkedIn Learning (Lynda.com) 9.6
Based on 2 answers
It can help all employees learn to strengthen current skills or to learn new skills and then can learn to excel in their current department or they learn a new skills in a new department creating interconnection and cross-departmental value in a company.
Erika Schaefer | TrustRadius Reviewer

ThinkHR Learn

No score
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Usability

LinkedIn Learning (Lynda.com)

LinkedIn Learning (Lynda.com) 9.0
Based on 2 answers
If there's one thing this product does well, it's the user interface and overall usability. If you look up a course, you'll find it; if you want to watch a video, it's there. There's no special wizardry required to make it functional— they either have it, or they don't. They really do a fantastic job of making it painless.
Jaymason Gallien | TrustRadius Reviewer

ThinkHR Learn

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

LinkedIn Learning (Lynda.com)

LinkedIn Learning (Lynda.com) 9.1
Based on 12 answers
Support has been fantastic and responsive. I have experienced very few issues with LinkedIn Learning but when I have had to reach out, there is very little time between the initial contact and a response from LinkedIn. They offer easy solutions and are able to help sort out any issues quite well. Moreover, our account manager was highly responsive and always making solid suggestions on how to optimize our usage of the platform.
Matt LeMaire, B.A., M.A. | TrustRadius Reviewer

ThinkHR Learn

ThinkHR Learn 8.0
Based on 1 answer
ThinkHR Learn provides many helpful resources for the HR professional.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

LinkedIn Learning (Lynda.com)

We have both lynda.com and Plural sight at my job. I like lynda.com when I am searching for a specific tool as it contains videos that hone in on teaching the attributes of a specific tool. Pluralsight's videos generally are longer and are more project based. But both sites are excellent resources. I can't really say which is better than the other.
Ai Ashe | TrustRadius Reviewer

ThinkHR Learn

HR BLR has a lot of training, however, it is more where you have to facilitate the training. The nice thing about ThinkHR Learn is that you assign the training to your employees and they can take it on a self paced basis and you are able to monitor their progress and ensure they are receiving the development they need.
Cyndi Rooks, PHR, HCS, SHRM-CP | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

LinkedIn Learning (Lynda.com)

  • ROI has been positive. I've needed to know how to use an application, and lynda.com has helped me develop my skills. I know more after taking a lynda.com course than I did before it. That increase in knowledge and skills translates into greater productivity.
  • To be fair, I've never paid for a lynda.com license. I've used the licenses of former employers, and our public library has licensing deals with lynda.com for patrons. Since I have $0 invested in lynda.com, any knowledge gains represent a significant ROI.
Benjamin Brogdon | TrustRadius Reviewer

ThinkHR Learn

  • It has definitely been positive, but I'm not sure how I could measure the ROI. I feel it has given me more insight into certain situations, such as dealing with millennial employees, and has helped me to grow as a leader in my organization.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

LinkedIn Learning (Lynda.com)

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

ThinkHR Learn

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

LinkedIn Learning (Lynda.com)
9.0
ThinkHR Learn
8.0

Likelihood to Renew

LinkedIn Learning (Lynda.com)
9.6
ThinkHR Learn

Usability

LinkedIn Learning (Lynda.com)
9.0
ThinkHR Learn

Support Rating

LinkedIn Learning (Lynda.com)
9.1
ThinkHR Learn
8.0

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