There are plenty of skills someone should know how to do; plain and simple. Today, there are so many technical things in this world and one of those is computers. Computers are taking over the world today. With computers it makes everyone's lives so much simpler. I believe knowing how to use a computer is a major skill needed for today.
Without a computer, you pretty much cannot do anything. Schools, Accounting, Logs, and so on are all on computers. It is so well advanced that you cannot go anywhere without something that is computerized. You can pretty much do anything with a computer these days and it also helps with time management. Using a word processor to write an essay or report is much easier then hand writing it. You can just write what you need for school, work, or your personal write and use spell checker and grammar checkers that are included and then you are already done. That way you do not have to waste more time rewriting your report because the computer already corrects the errors.
Computers are not just used for word processing. They are all great for communication for education, business, and personal lives today. Today, we use computers is most of our everyday lives. We communicate through blogs, e-mail, chat rooms, and other things. Every workplace, educational facility, has a computer for their workers. To communicate inside the workplace, you can send e-mails or memos using a computer. It is so much easier to send a message then walk to the person and explain it. You also can forward it to however many people you need to get your message to. Most homes also have at least one computer in their home. Now, most have at least two because they are used in our everyday lives.
In school we use computers for our assignments, studying, and other educational purposes. Online libraries are great to use rather than a traditional library. You can just search for what you are looking for and it will automatically come up. Using that instead...