Don't Fall Behind in this Digital Age

By Martin Schaeferle

6a00e551946420883401287640bf5e970c-500pi Increasingly in work places, employers are realizing that their current staff does not have the updated computer programming skills needed to advance their company into today's progressive digital age. As a result, employers often search for outside-help, or programming, from new employees. While this makes the company faster, it can easily cause resentment in the office as new faces emerge and job stability begins to feel uncertain. Don't let yourself fall into this thought-trap.

Prepare yourself and educate yourself with the updated means of computer programming in order to feel relevant in your place of work and also connected to today's changing marketplace. Since most businesses are searching for ways to go online, coordinators of programs are constantly being forced to work with developers to translate their businesses' needs into visually pleasing and informative platforms online. Cut out the middle-man and equip yourself with the skills to take your work from your planner, and Word documents, to a database online. Learn Java and be able to communicate your wants and intricate program needs to the computer and watch it perform the task for you.

Learning on your own can be difficult, but it shouldn't feel worthless. Online tutorial videos are a great way to advance in your career by broadening your skill-sets and knowledge of the programming world!

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Martin Schaeferle

Martin Schaeferle has taught IT professionals nationwide to develop applications using Visual Basic, Microsoft SQL Server, ASP, and XML. He has been a featured speaker at Microsoft Tech-Ed and the Microsoft NCD Channel Summit, and he specializes in developing Visual Basic database applications, COM-based components, and ASP-based Web sites. In addition to writing and presenting technical training content, Martin is also LearnNowOnline's vice president of technology.

This blog entry was originally posted March 11, 2013 by Martin Schaeferle