Microsoft, with Linkedin Re-skilling courses, plans to place 50,000 people in tech skills jobs. The tech giant aims to help people affected by the COVID-19 pandemic move into new fields. The effort began last year when LinkedIn made many paid digital skills training courses — software development, data analysis and financial analysis — free for users. Microsoft and LinkedIn had aimed to get 25 mn people to try these courses, but the figure hit 30.7 mn.

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