BOOST IT: Elevate your IT Skills!
IT skills or computer skills are definitely in demand right now as the word is developing more and more technologically than before. Especially in the workforce, IT skills are very much highly valued by employers in most sectors. Thus, equipping yourself with it will be very beneficial and will make you even more favorable by future employers. So how do you level up your IT skills and make yourself ready? These are some steps that you may take!
Identify What to Learn
When we talk about IT and computer skills, it is a very broad topic and learning it just generally would not be enough. So it is important to know what exactly the skill you want to learn and improve yourself with and then only start focusing on it. By doing so, it ensures a more thorough understanding of the subject you are learning.
Back to Basic
However, before getting into details on what specific skills you are going to learn, it is important to make sure that your basic knowledge on computer generally is strong. For example, figuring out computers and its operating system, be it Windows or Mac. Especially for entering workforce, having good basic in Microsoft Office would be an extra advantage. All of these can easily be strengthen by learning off the internet and tutorials as well as classes.
How Internet works
Know better on things on the Internet works, like Internet applications, websites and social media. For example, it is important knowing basic knowledge on how to manage a website, maintaining social media as well as installing and managing applications.
Online and physical courses.
As aforementioned on how to improve your skills, nowadays there is a lot of free resources online that you can take advantage of. There is a lot of educational website that offers free basic classes on various topics. It is also always beneficial to go to YouTube and browse around for tutorials for anything as what people say that everything is just on the tip of our fingertips when it comes to using the internet to educate ourselves, as for physical classes, it is best to find certified classes and course that may be offered by community centers or colleges.
Apply the Skills
Of course you can read and watch as many tutorials you can but for long as you did not apply the skills and practice it, it would not be useful. Thus, always put the theories you leaned to practice. With practice comes experience and soon all of that will contribute into building up your skills into being an IT literate person.