Is it essential to be Tech Savvy

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    <!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <w:WordDocument> <w:View>Normal</w:View> <w:Zoom>0</w:Zoom> <w:punctuationKerning/> <w:ValidateAgainstSchemas/> <w:SaveIfXMLInvalid>false</w:SaveIfXMLInvalid> <w:IgnoreMixedContent>false</w:IgnoreMixedContent> <w:AlwaysShowPlaceholderText>false</w:AlwaysShowPlaceholderText> <w:Compatibility> <w:BreakWrappedTables/> <w:SnapToGridInCell/> <w:WrapTextWithPunct/> <w:UseAsianBreakRules/> <w:DontGrowAutofit/> </w:Compatibility> <w:BrowserLevel>MicrosoftInternetExplorer4</w:BrowserLevel> </w:WordDocument> </xml><![endif]--><!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <w:LatentStyles DefLockedState="false" LatentStyleCount="156"> </w:LatentStyles> </xml><![endif]--><!--[if gte mso 10]> <style> /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Table Normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt; mso-para-margin:0in; mso-para-margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:10.0pt; font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-ansi-language:#0400; mso-fareast-language:#0400; mso-bidi-language:#0400;} </style> <![endif]--> The developments in the technology world are so fast paced that if one does not keep abreast with the latest trends, soon one finds one’s skill sets outdated. The generation that is entering the workforce now is far more tech savvy than the earlier ones thanks to the early exposure they have to using technology. For them, it’s not a matter of learning but a way of living.

    Most new developments in various sectors involve the use of technology. So unless one does not make the special effort to track technology trends, one is likely to be replaced by a more tech savvy person. Being tech savvy at work, is, therefore, increasingly becoming an essential, non-negotiable qualification.

    Being tech savvy neither means flaunting the latest gadget nor being merely a computer literate. It just means that you use technology to be more productive and efficient. There are lots of younger folks who are computer literate but are unaware of the recent updates in technology. As a result they use outdated tools and have lower productivity as compared to their counterparts.

    There are following clear benefits at work when you choose to be stay connected with the technology advances happening in your field:

    1. Productivity is heightened if you're tech savvy.

    1. Networking potential: The Internet is a very critical networking tool. There are no of social groups that help connect professionals across the world, helping them share experiences, learnings and ideas which can normally take many hours of brainstorming and thinking.

    1. Convenience: There's no need to brave the traffic to do your shopping or pay utility bills; you can buy what you need with just one click.

    1. Aids in decision making: With a humongous amount of data available on the internet and product websites, its easy to take an informed decision.

    For a faster, smarter and efficient work life, be Tech Savvy. It’s a must.

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