A study conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that more than 77% of all jobs will require basic computer proficiency by 2020.
According to an IDC study, MS Office proficiency tops the list of skills needed for the top 60 high-growth, high-wage occupations that will account for 11.5 million new hires and 28% of job growth by 2020.
According to a Brookings study, the number of U.S. jobs that require computer proficiency has increased from 5% to 23% since the year 2000, while the number of jobs that don’t require computer knowledge has dropped from 56% to less than 30%.
Good knowledge of Microsoft Windows and Office products such as Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.
Ability to type and enter data quickly and accurately to process customer orders, type manuscripts and transcribe documents.
Good basic mathematical abilities as well as accurate grammar and spelling to prepare reports, spreadsheets and presentations.
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