How to prepare for digital economy jobs

Digital skills are enhancing existing jobs as well as creating new ones. Navigating the vast amount of information available to decide on what skills will be useful and how to acquire them can be daunting, but is necessary.
Digital skills are enhancing existing jobs as well as creating new ones. Navigating the vast amount of information available to decide on what skills will be useful and how to acquire them can be daunting, but is necessary.PHOTO: ISTOCKPHOTO

Assess your current skills against what employers are looking for, then take up the relevant courses

As the economy embraces technology, digital skills are increasingly needed to succeed at work.

These skills, from coding to deriving insights from data, are both enhancing existing jobs as well as creating new ones.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on December 01, 2019, with the headline 'How to prepare for digital economy jobs'. Print Edition | Subscribe