By Barbara Mitchell
Q: I feel as if I'm getting left behind with all the new technologies required to do our work. It seems like something new is introduced every week, and then I'm even farther behind! What should I do to keep up?
A: I think most people would understand where you're coming from. It is a challenge to keep up with the rapid development of new applications and tools, but it is also a necessity. Technology is a critical element of our working life today, and keeping up takes effort and time—quite frankly, time most of us don't have to spare.
One of the most difficult parts of keeping up is admitting that you need some help, but there is nothing to be ashamed of—we all need help from time to time. Here are some cost-effective and time-saving steps you can take to stay current.
Technology is a critical element of our working life today, and keeping up takes effort and time.
Don't put this off. The longer you wait, the more you'll have to learn. Get started today to assess what you need and find the best resources available.
Barbara Mitchell is a human resources and management consultant and author of The Big Book of HR and The Essential Workplace Conflict Handbook. Do you have a question you'd like her to answer in "Ask the Expert"? Send it to [email protected]