Executives want staff to learn advanced PC skills
- Computer technology gains, but workers' skills still lag. Ashyk, Lori // Crain's Cleveland Business;6/17/96, Vol. 17 Issue 25, p20
Discusses the importance of training employees in computer technology. Sophistication of networking and presentation skills; Piecemeal approach to computer training of employees; Computer literacy of employees at Structural North America of Chardon.
- Computer Literacy: Necessity or Buzzword? Childers, Scott // Information Technology & Libraries;Sep2003, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p100
While the concept of computer literacy has existed for some time, the name has certainly changed. Whatever the name, the concept of computer literacy still has merit. By looking at the history of the computer literacy movement for grounding, we can build a definition for the next century and...
- Ask the right questions to ease computer learning. Katz, Cynthia J.; Katz, Peter L. // HR Magazine;Feb1996, Vol. 41 Issue 2, p67
Recommends steps for instituting an effective computer training program in the workplace. Factors to consider including employees' resistance to technology; Capability of available software and hardware; Identification of training resources.
- Staffing services find training serves client, employee, self. Steele, Lea // Business Press;02/06/98, Vol. 10 Issue 41, p20
Reports that staffing services have been faced with the problem of locating available individuals with computer skills to place with clients who need computer-trained employees. Information on how staffing services help train employees; Reason why clients companies also send their employees to...
- Employers looking for specific computer skills. // Communication World;Nov94, Vol. 11 Issue 10, p37
Reports on the importance of multiple software proficiency in employment candidates according to the managers' survey in the United States by the Office Team. Demand of technological advances for updated software knowledge; Remarks of executive director Andrew Denka.
- Computer literacy: A critical skill. // Supervisory Management;Jan94, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p5
Cites the trend in companies' computer literacy requirement when hiring employees, according to the findings of a survey sponsored by Olsten Corp. Management information systems executives as respondents.
- Determining when training works. Greenberg, Ilan // InfoWorld;11/20/95, Vol. 17 Issue 47, p70
Comments on the effectiveness of computer training programs for employees. Development of quantifiable ways of determining whether users the investment pays off; Difficulty of assessing training programs for desktop software; Determination of which productivity areas can be linked to better...
- Use it or lose it. Dyer, Jann // Chartered Accountants Journal;Jun99, Vol. 78 Issue 5, p75
Emphasizes the importance of computer literacy to employees. Acknowledgment of the impact of electronic technology on business sector; Partial approach to information technology; Disadvantages of technical ignorance; Computer learning tips. Establishment of a good electronic filing system.
- How do you train employees to become computer-literate? Sullivan, Deidre // American Banker;7/5/1994, Vol. 159 Issue 127, p10A
Presents the methods used at different banks and financial service companies to train their employees to become computer-literate. Tutorials; Hiring of people with quantitative backgrounds; Training programs; Giving employees access to personal computers.