The economy has been showing signs of finally moving on from the Great Recession.  The Bureau of Labor Statistics has shown a steady decrease in unemployment over the past year. This means companies are beginning to hire at an increasing rate.

It is a good time to develop the skills necessary to meet this growing trend in hiring. Computer skills are becoming increasingly important in the workforce today. Leading Human Resources analyst Wanted Analytics recently released a list of skills that employers want. These top ten skills were taken from over 650 Million job advertisements. At the top of this list were skills in the Microsoft Office Suite (Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.) This is what current HR professionals are looking for in regards to new employees.

Professional Development at UT Non-Credit offers classes on multiple levels covering the most popular software packages. These classes are either taught in our state-of-the-art computer laboratory or online at the student’s convenience.

Brush up on your computer skills, or learn something new to make yourself a better employee in the crowing economy.