Give a career a new direction with digital skills

Written By: / Career Guidance and Education / Monday, 04 January 2021 17:30

In today’s digital age, it is not just education that is required to build a career in any field, but selectors like to see up-to-date skills in a candidate while applying for a job.  In such cases, young people need to be able to use digital skills.  These skills are playing an important role in shaping their future.  In this way you too can hone your skills and move forward in your career.
Understand the hardware
 These days colleges are organizing smart classes for students.  Laptops, tablets, smartphones and AI-powered speakers are being used in these classes.  In such cases, it is important for students to have a basic knowledge of hardware.  They should be able to solve minor problems related to technology while studying, whether the problem is related to hardware or a problem in the processor.
Understanding the content
 The Internet is a platform where students can find a wide variety of reading materials.  It is up to the student to understand whether the content he is reading is relevant or not.  Has he found in-depth informational content?  Students need to develop the skills to access the content of their work with their intellect.
Communication and Collaboration Skills
 Today, in the 21st century, the process of communication is not as formal as it used to be.  Students will need to develop effective communication skills by adapting their conversations to these conversations.  In particular, they need to understand how to communicate effectively on social media and other platforms.  Good communication skills and team spirit enhance your collaborative skills, which builds trust in peers.
Social Media Skills
 Social media and online reactions have become part of the candidate’s resume in modern times.  These days recruiters value the knowledge of the candidate as well as their social media activity during hiring.  Nowadays companies can evaluate potential candidates through their social media profiles.
 In addition, social networking sites such as LinkedIn have become a way for people to find new jobs.  In this case, it is important for you to have good online activities.
Learn technical language
 Students should be able to understand the technical language used for various digital devices and platforms, so that they can easily navigate through it.  For example, they need to have an understanding of terms like HTML, domain, web server and URL, so that they can understand how different websites work.
Content Creation
 The online platform provides a number of contentment tools that students can use to complete their assignments.  This allows them to create documents, spreadsheets, PPTs, infographics, audio and video.  So they have to learn to collect data and present it properly.

About the Author

Vijay Garg

Vijay Garg

Vijay Garg is a regular contributor of Imphal Times, mostly related with Education. Vijay is a resident of Street Kour Chand MHR Malout-152107 Distt Sri Muktsar sahib Punjab. Vijay Garg, Ex.PES-1 is a retired Principal from Government Girls Sen Sec school Mandi Harji Ram Malout -152106 Punjab. He is also the author of Quantitative Aptitude, NTSE , NMMS, Mathematics of XII, ICSE numerical physics and chemistry many more books.

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