Skills Employers Want #8 – Computer Software Knowledge

Proficiency with computer software programs is the eighth of the top ten skills employers are looking for. There are many computer software programs, and many resources for increasing skills. A printable outline of levels of proficiency in Microsoft Office programs is available at Concordia University (a five page pdf). There are also MS Office Skills Checklists at

wordA good place to start is with basic knowledge of Microsoft Office programs like MS Word.

Goodwill Community Foundation’s website,, is an awesome free resource for learning Microsoft software programs (plus computer basics, typing, and a lot more.) gcfLearnFree provides skills for computer literacy.

See more Computer Tutorials on Pinterest, and more links to resources for learning Computer Skills with links to Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced resources, and Computer Tutorials.

Explore more possibilities for online courses at the Smart Skills page.

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