The new technologies are entering with force and revolutionizing all the labor sectors, we have seen in previous articles, as for example in the post The growth of the technological sector.
But they are also transforming the way we work by making sure that we now need basic technical skills to be able to develop our work effectively in digital environments.
In addition, in the current context, companies must learn, act and optimize resources quickly, which is why employees need skills that allow them to advance. This means learning and adapting to new technologies quickly and being able to live in uncertain working environments.
In today’s post we are going to talk about the 7 basic digital skills that any professional must have today, so you can adapt to this new technological era.
7 basic digital skills
- Know how to create and manage digital documents (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.).
- Make efficient use of digital communications.
- Have good digital manners.
- Maintain a good digital image.
- Know how to search for reliable information on the Internet, be able to locate platforms.
- Make good use of the best known social networks.
- Know how to avoid digital security problems due to human errors.
How do you know if a candidate has these basic digital skills?
Training is the best method to train your employees in these skills, but when you expand your staff it is good to evaluate candidates in this field.
You can weigh the level of digital literacy in job interviews with candidates, but it is interesting to know that there are several companies that offer digital skills tests.
However, these solutions tend to focus more on technical skills and leave aside issues such as the candidate’s ability to adapt and learn.
If you are interested in finding a solution that analyzes all these aspects, definitely TalentFY is the solution. TalentFY offers you candidates already filtered and with the skills you have indicated optimal to succeed in your team. If you want to know more do not hesitate to read our article Why find talent through TalentFY?
And you: What digital skills do you consider basic for working today? Does your team have these digital skills?
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