Sloman, Martyn
March 2008
People Management;3/20/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 6, p9
The author focuses on the importance for human resources (HR) staff to acquire skills in information technology (IT) systems. Using the first results of the Skills at Work 1986-2006 survey, the author discussed how knowledge in computing proves to be an essential component in personnel management such that its effective application helps drive labor productivity. He also stressed that HR staff must have the practical work-based skills in order to realize the full potential of applying IT to the needs of their job.


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