Although today’s digital natives have grown up immersed in technology, many do not know how to use technology tools efficiently in the workplace. Almost every job now requires basic technology skills, at a minimum including typing, key business applications, and a basic understanding of how a computer works.
We are in the midst of a growing jobs crisis. In order to solve the associated skills gap both in the United States and worldwide, every worker must start with this set of essential digital literacy skills to function in today’s business world.-
Ray Kelly, global advocate for digital literacy and the value of technology-enabled education in raising economic and social standards. He currently is the President and CEO of Certipor
(Source: ask-ri, via libraryadvocates)