Office and Computer Skills Training

Office and Computer Skills Training

Office and Computer training improves success in 21st century workplaces.  It is vital for job applicants to make themselves more valuable to potential employers and to obtain higher-paying jobs. Today’s jobs require basic typing and data entry skills, a basic understanding of how to use an operating system, and familiarity with office productivity software and spreadsheet programs.  Even non-office jobs can require a bit of computer training. Retail cashier positions need employees to operate complex point-of-sale (POS) kiosks; factory positions use computers to log their hours worked or to enter daily production information. Strengthen your office and computer skills today!

Contact: Kathryn Alday, Employment Specialist

Email: Kalday@marincitycdc.org

Telephone: (415) 339-2837


Professional Development Skill

Computer training can be used for a wide variety of applications.  Mastery of computer skills can help you take online courses, job skills training courses, leadership training courses, safety courses and anything else on a computer. Using computer technology to get continual training opportunities gives you a competitive edge in the workplace and improves your professional competencies. Learn and invest in yourself!  Having the necessary and  up-to-date computer skills puts you a step ahead of others. You’ll have a big advantage over those who aren’t computer literate and position yourself for higher paying jobs and careers.

Improved Communications and Productivity

 Being office savvy and computer literate helps you to understand how to use the internet. And knowing how to use that will help you communicate with colleagues or managers. You can also make use of instant messaging, social media (such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Skype) and email to share information and manage projects. Ever since people realized the effectiveness of computers, our way of communicating has changed  to favor those who are computer savvy.

It’s important to create your own opportunities by setting specific goals for yourself. That way you’ll advance and grow in your career. One of the easiest ways to prosper in your career is to improve or add specific skills to your list, with computer knowledge being one of them.