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Improve Your Employability – Develop your I.T Skills

Improve Your Employability – Develop your I.T Skills

Improve skills! No matter what career or sector you choose to work in, there can be no denying that technology will have a part to play. And as technology is such an ever changing and dynamic sector, there is a constant need for us all to keep learning and enhancing our skills.

Whilst not all of us may aspire to become programmers or developers, improving our own I.T and technical skills can certainly in turn help improve our employability and marketability to any potential employer.

With this in mind, we thought today that we would highlight some of the best free online resources where you can improve your employability by developing your I.T skills, regardless of what level of skill you currently have

 

 

 

Typing Web
If improving your keyboard skills is a priority, then this resource is a must. It offers a range of courses and tutorials targeted at beginner, intermediate and advanced users.

Microsoft Virtual Academy
This cloud based service from Microsoft offers free on demand training on a range of I.T. Professional topics. A range of learning materials are on offer, everything from white papers through to webcasts and training videos.

Meganga

Geared directly at the “beginners and seniors” market, Meganga offers tuition on basic computing elements like using the internet, using email as well as lessons on Word, Excel and Powerpoint.

Alison

Since its’ launch in 2007, over 1 million people have used Alison to develop their learning and enhance their skills. Although it offers courses in various areas, its’ Digital Literacy and I.T. courses include everything from Photoshop to App Development for Android and iOS.

Code Academy

With courses covering Javascript as well as HTML and CSS, Codeacademy has become a leading online resource for anyone who wants to learn how to code. In fact, over 1 million people have already signed up to its interactive online tutorials.

If you want to improve skills , but learning a language is more your thing, then why not check out these excellent online resources to help you do just that.

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5 Responses to “Improve Your Employability – Develop your I.T Skills”

  1. Guy,

    Thanks for this as I was looking for some online free resources to get my knowledge better in HTML5, JavaScript and the Adobe suite.

    Cheers,

    Gavin

    Posted by Gavin | June 14, 2012, 12:56 am

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