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The technology skills every employee should have today

By Seán Captain

18 Mar 2023 · 7 min read

Editor's Note

From data visualization to project management, the modern office demands a wide range of technological skills. The WSJ lists essential tech skills that employers expect from their workers.

In today’s workplace, just knowing the basics of Word and Excel won’t cut it anymore.

An explosion of analytical, organizational and communication technologies is remaking every aspect of office work. Whether people work in sales, marketing, project management, design or many other fields, employers expect them to manipulate and analyze data, and bundle it into slick presentations. And as remote work has become the norm, people must know the advanced features of online collaboration.

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