Are you just getting started in your career? Are you trying to get a promotion or even switching careers altogether?

Wherever you are in your career, continuing to learn and grow will be critical to your success.

But what if you are strapped for time? What if you have kids to raise or are still paying off student loans? Making time for learning isn’t easy and, more importantly, can be costly and time-consuming.

That’s where HubSpot Academy comes in. HubSpot Academy is the worldwide leader in marketing, sales, and service education. And it’s free. That’s right. Free.

So how can HubSpot Academy’s free education help you advance and grow your career?

What is HubSpot Academy?

HubSpot Academy’s mission is to transform the way people and companies grow by offering free online training for the digital age.

From quick, practical courses to comprehensive certifications, you’ll learn everything you need to know about cutting-edge business topics.

As HubSpot’s official learning resource, HubSpot Academy aims to educate users on the HubSpot software so they can market, sell, and grow an inbound business. HubSpot Academy also takes you through inbound methodology, inbound marketing, and inbound sales training so even if you aren’t using HubSpot (yet), you can build the foundation for any inbound business.

If you aren’t looking to start and grow your own business but rather grow in the company you are currently at or want to get hired at, then get certified in one of Academy’s many available certifications and show current or potential employers that you are skilled in all things inbound.

Start Growing Your Career With HubSpot Academy

HubSpot Academy has over 300 lessons to learn from and dozens of courses to explore.

If you are looking to grow your career with HubSpot Academy, get started with one of the HubSpot Academy certifications.

Our certifications will be a collection of shorter lessons all around the same topic area. Each certification will conclude with an exam that, once you pass, will give you a certificate to display proudly.

You can then use this globally recognized certification on your LinkedIn profile to prove to your employer or future employer you know your stuff.

We have certifications on topics from inbound to social media to content marketing. So whether you are looking to advance your career in being a content marketer or social media expert for a brand, we have you covered.

Where to get started?

For those of you who might just be getting started and are not yet sure what career you want, HubSpot Academy is here to help you learn. Or, if you are changing your career and looking to advance, HubSpot Academy is ready to help you grow.

To set the foundation for your career, there are three main certifications to get you started and test your skills in inbound.

  • Inbound Certification
  • Inbound Marketing Certification
  • Inbound Sales Certification

Access the Inbound Certification Course in Your HubSpot Account

Each of these certifications will give you the foundation for one of the core pieces of inbound by exploring the inbound methodology and flywheel, both of which are key to any successful inbound business and strategy.

Not only will they look great on your resume and LinkedIn profile but they will also give you talking points when a future employer asks what you are passionate about or how you see a business succeeding in today’s world.

Screen Shot 2019-06-25 at 12.27.41 PMEach certification comes with a downloadable study guide for you to have as an outline of what you covered. It will not only help you pass the exam and get certified but is also great to review afterward and continue referencing in the future. 

Screen Shot 2019-06-25 at 12.33.31 PMExample of a Study Guide from the Inbound Course 

Access the Inbound Marketing Certification Course in Your HubSpot Account

Continued Learning

After you land your new job or switch careers, your learning shouldn’t stop there (also tweet @HubSpotAcademy and let’s celebrate together). Continue to use HubSpot Academy to advance your skills and expand your reach.

Learning is not a skill you acquire but rather something you are constantly doing. As you continue to learn, you can explore Academy’s shorter courses and lessons that will be time-efficient and keep you learning every day.

Take 10-20 minutes each day to explore a new skill or topic that you are interested in.

Recommended lessons and courses for when you are short on time:

If you are looking to dive into some specifics in the inbound world, check out our courses that will help you hone your skills and give you the confidence to walk into any interview or meeting with all the knowledge you need.

Access the Lesson in Your HubSpot Account: Understanding Lead Nurturing

Access the Social Media Certification Course in Your HubSpot Account

Your growth starts with you. How you choose to learn and develop new skills each day will shape how you advance in your career and beyond.

Let us know how you are using HubSpot Academy to advance your career and happy learning!

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Originally published Jul 1, 2019 8:00:00 AM, updated July 01 2019